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This week brought us a reprieve from last week’s rather bitter cold. There was even some sun! The children arrived to a surprise in the main field this week. There…

Child Development Story of the Day

This October has been unseasonably cold, as this last week was eager to remind us. Children arrived with extra layers, warm mittens, and even snow pants by the end of…

Child Development Story of the Day

The weeks have been flying by at Sprouting Knowledge and just like that, it’s the last week at our second play site. There is a distinct and notable change in…

Child Development Story of the Day

What is rough and tumble play? and why is such a hot topic in Early Childhood Education these days? Rough and Tumble play is exactly what it sounds like! It’s…

Child Development Story of the Day

Well, October has arrived with winter nipping at it’s heels. What a shock this week was, to see the temperature plummet so quickly to such unseasonable lows. The change in…

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Activate: to make something active or operative. This week was all about our senses. A child’s development is inherently tied into their sensory experiences. How we experience nature is also…

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Inspire: to fill someone with the urge or ability to do or feel something, especially to do something creative. As we all settle into the rhythm of our fall session,…

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“Once upon a time…” We learned this week that this is how stories start when we aren’t sure if they’re real or not. The children learned of the story of…

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This week we invited parents and guardians to join us on our adventure. We are so grateful to have these opportunities with your little ones it is a joy we love to share. The children were eager to show their parents the spaces we’ve visited, the games they’ve played and mishaps they recovered from. Sharing put a big proud smile on every child’s face and watching the parents enter play at their level was such a treat! Slipping and sliding down the hill, wolf howling loud to our friends across the way, and racing through fir forest in our biggest tree tag game yet, were all opportunities for the kids to lead the way and demonstrate wholeheartedly all that they have learned.

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What a lovely last two weeks we had at Sprouting Knowledge Outdoor Adventures you can tell summer solstice is nearby because the park is already warm when we arrive at 8:45 and there was another surprise in the park today…..something missing.

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