Programs

Sunshine Squad: Love Yourself!

  Hello Song: Heckety Peckety No matter the size of the crowd, everyone's name is beautiful so let's put them in a song! Heckety peckety bumblebee Won’t you say your name for me? ______________ Let’s say it ______________ Let’s clap it ______________ On your lap ______________ With a whisper ______________ With a shout ______________ Early… Continue reading Sunshine Squad: Love Yourself!

Programs

Sunshine Squad: Skin Color Diversity

In a well-intentioned but highly damaging attempt to prevent racism, white adults often teach children that we are all equal and the same, no matter our skin color, discouraging any discussion about our physical differences. This can severely impact the self-esteem of children of color and can cause anxiety, shame, and disillusion for all children.… Continue reading Sunshine Squad: Skin Color Diversity

Programs · storytelling

Fairy Good Tales: Little Red Riding Hood

Introduction: Why are nursery rhymes and fairy tales important? Nursery rhymes are strong in rhythm, rhyme, and repetition Learn the basic patterns of story patterns including plot, theme, and character Can teach lessons about actions and consequences Knowing the original tale builds a platform for understanding & appreciating fractured tales Shake Your Sillies Out, clap… Continue reading Fairy Good Tales: Little Red Riding Hood

Crafting · Programs · STEAM

Curious Kitties: The Great Outdoors

1. Opening Song: Building Blocks Song Tune: Hello Ladies Hello __________ (first child in the circle) Hello __________(second child in the circle) Hello __________(third child in the circle) Come build something with your blocks! 2. Importance of scientific observation—make predictions, test, discuss 3. Intro to outdoor science: Picture a Tree by Barbara Reid--This is a… Continue reading Curious Kitties: The Great Outdoors

Programs · storytelling

Fairy Good Tales: Hansel and Gretel

Introduction: Why are nursery rhymes and fairy tales important? Nursery rhymes are strong in rhythm, rhyme, and repetition Learn the basic patterns of story patterns including plot, theme, and character Can teach lessons about actions and consequences Knowing the original tale builds a platform for understanding & appreciating fractured tales Shake Your Sillies Out, clap… Continue reading Fairy Good Tales: Hansel and Gretel