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Nov 2017
Kaitlyn Deis

November in Willow

We would like to start off by saying a big Thank You to the families who purchased items through the Small Hands fundraiser for the classroom.  We received a new memory matching game, a new book for our library area, a carpet sweeper,  a wheelbarrow for outside, road tape ( to make our own road on the table), and  a …

 
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Oct 2017
Kaitlyn Deis

Willow Room Welcomes Fall

The Willow Room has welcomed Fall this month.  October started off unseasonably warm, and seems to be ending in the traditional lower temperatures.  With the new cooler temperatures please make sure your children has a warm coat, hat, boots, and mittens everyday.  Please make sure your child’s extra clothing also matches the current weather, (I think it’s safe to say …

 
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Sep 2017
Kaitlyn Deis

End of Summer, Beginning of a new school year.

We have started off a new school year in the Willow Room.  We have welcomed William and Ellison into our class, who have also celebrated their birthdays this month, along with Arden.  We have also added to our teaching staff, Juliet has joined the Willow Room and you will also find her in Before School.  Over the week break at …

 
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Aug 2017
Kaitlyn Deis

July in Willow

Hello from the Willow room! This month we said goodbye to Jill and Tania and welcomed Dominic Tesi from the Nido program as well as Heather Peluso- our new classroom teacher. We have made it through the transition and are thriving with our new version, let’s call it Willow 2.2. We have been full of new opportunities and social encounters! …

 
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Jun 2017
Kaitlyn Deis

June in Willow

June has been a busy month! We said goodbye to Yazan, celebrated Tristan’s 2nd birthday, and are saying goodbye to Oli and Jill. Dominic from the Nido has also started visiting us and will soon be with us every day! What a wonderful year it has been with such a special group of children. Many things start to really come …

 
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May 2017
Kaitlyn Deis

May in Willow

We are having such a nice spring. There have been a lot of changes for many families recently–Arden and Tristan welcomed baby sisters, Yazan has a new brother, and Oli has twin siblings! We love hearing little tidbits from them about the new babies. The baby doll is always available for children who want to practice changing diapers, putting on …

 
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Mar 2017
Kaitlyn Deis

March in Willow

Spring has arrived and we have been so happy to play outside again this week. We have been enjoying: -pouring sand using a funnel -using a water dropper to squeeze water onto a sponge, and using the sponge to clean a seashell -rolling marbles through drops of paint to make a design -driving cars through the pretend car wash -saying …

 
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Mar 2017
Kaitlyn Deis

February and March in Willow

Recently we have said goodbye to our dear friends Zoey and Valeria! We will miss Zoey’s sweet songs and laughter and Valeria’s kindness and caring. It is birthday season in the Willow room, happy birthday to Lilith and Lillian, and, soon, Miles! Almost everyone is two years old now.   Some things we have been enjoying lately: -coloring with markers -using …

 
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Feb 2017
Kaitlyn Deis

Winter Photos and Videos

What a lovely January and February it has been. Suddenly everyone is turning 2, it seems–we have had a lot of birthdays to celebrate! We have been practicing making a line in the hallway and walking together in a line, a useful skill for when we go to the gym to play. We are also spending a lot of time …