Blog

August 13, 2020

Learning with Loose Parts

What are loose parts? Natural Synthetic/Person Made Seeds, pinecones, needles, bark, wood Boxes, paper towel & toilet rolls newspapers, magazines Rocks, pebbles, stones Paper towel and toilet paper tubes Sand, dirt, mud Blocks, legos, manipulatives Sticks, branches, leaves Buttons, spools, beads, popsicle sticks, straws Flowers, grasses Paints, brushes, Feathers, shells, driftwood measuring cups, spoons, buckets, […]

Read More

July 30, 2020

Happy Times August

What a wonderful job everyone has done with self screening! Together we are all keeping each other safe. Our temporary hours will remain 8-5. Infant & Toddler Center pickup and drop off remains the same, however, at the Preschool a minor pickup change: Please come into the gate using the secret code provided in sandbox. […]

Read More

July 15, 2020

Let your children do it themselves

I can do it myself. Even if children can’t say it, they’re thinking it. [quote author_name=”Jenni Rice” author_description=”Director & Owner” author_image=”https://www.halseyschools.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/Jenni-Rice-Owner-Director.jpg” size=”small” style=”solid”] As children grow & learn they should be encouraged to do age appropriate tasks & activities on their own. Doing so allows children to develop, among other things, self competence.  Here are […]

Read More