Lori Taulbee

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Fun Activities for Learning Letters

There are many ways in which children can have fun learning their letters.  Below are some of the ways in which I have found that children enjoy learning their letters.  If you have any other ideas that have worked for you please share them here. Use magnetic or felt letters or alphabet cards to sequence and match letters. Put plastic letters in a feel
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Helping Children Become Readers

Becoming a reader is not something that is going to happen overnight.  It takes several years for a child to amass the knowledge that is needed to become a reader.  Through these preliminary years there are several learning experiences that families can provide for their children to guide them toward becoming readers.  These learning experiences should be fun and entertaining so that the children
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Teaching Good Manners to Preschoolers

There are many benefits when you teach good manners to preschoolers.  Every parent loves to hear from other parents, teachers or their own parents, how polite and well-mannered their children are.  Parents with well-mannered children don’t worry about sending their children on play dates to friends’ houses.  How do parents raise children who regularly are polite, thankful, and use good manners?  What kind of
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Tips for Toilet Training

Toilet training can be one of the most frustrating events in a child’s/parent’s lives.  There are several things you can do to make this a more relaxed process and help your child become successful.  If you have any other tips that might help other parents, or you want to share your toilet training stories please feel free to do so: Stay on a routine
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Family Movie Night

Come in your pajamas (at least the children) and join us for the first Family Movie Night of 2014.  We will meet in the sanctuary to view a child-friendly movie, eat popcorn, and socialize.  When will this amazing event be? January 24th from 6:30-8:30pm. I look forward to seeing you there!!


Christmas Concert

You are invited to share the musical talent of our wonderful children. Thursday, December 19, 2013 5-7pm  


Kindergarten Readiness

Kindergarten Readiness – Social Skills   There are many different theories on what a child needs to be successful in kindergarten.  At the preschool level we strive to make sure that each child is ready for the adjustment to a new school, new teacher and new friends.  Our goal is to make sure that each child walks away from our program with the skills
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Social-Emotional Interactions with Infants

Giggle Gang Families, We strive to offer appropriate social- emotional interactions between our Teachers and children in each program. These interactions are vital to all programs but more so a significant part of each infant’s brain development. From birth to one the brain is growing more rapidly than any other time in life”(CCM, BCAL-Pub-37 ).  According to the National Association for the Education of
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Preschool Open House

Our Fall Preschool Open House will be on August 23rd from 5-8pm Parents, come meet our teachers and learn about our excellent preschool program. Children come enjoy a light snack and have fun exploring with our staff. We look forward to showing you how we can meet all of your preschool needs!!