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Hands-On Learning with our Kindergarten class

Recently, our Kindergarten class enjoyed a field trip to Hidden Oaks Nature Center to learn about The Eastern Woodland Indians. Then we continued our study back in the classroom. As we studied that many tribes had their own languages, they communicated with signs as well as pictographs on materials found in nature.  The children created their own stories [...]

By Robin Robinson| Wed, Nov 22, 2017|Categories: Education & Literacy, Play|

A Thankful Heart

Because a thankful heart is a happy heart I’m glad for what I have That’s an easy way to start For the love that He shares Cause He listens to my prayers That’s why I say thanks every day These lyrics are from the Veggie Tales video Madame Blueberry - and I highly recommend it to [...]

By Tara Frodigh| Tue, Nov 21, 2017|Categories: Spiritual Growth|

Praying Prayers of Thanksgiving With Children

One of the most wonderful gifts that God has given me -- besides my family and friends, cinnamon, Irish Setters, and the color green -- is a great love for children. I especially love four-year-olds. God gave me a “new crop” of 4’s each fall of my 11 years at TPK.  My love for our great Father [...]

By Patty Royall| Fri, Nov 17, 2017|Categories: Spiritual Growth|

Choosing Toys & Games for Your Children

“Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children play is serious learning. Play is really the work of childhood.” Mr. Rogers Play is the foundation for all learning for young children, and giving your child the time and a few basic toys can provide them with a [...]

By Fiona Bracy| Fri, Nov 10, 2017|Categories: Play|

More Preschool Books We Love

It’s Literacy Week at TPK! You might have seen our littlest friends parading about the building in costumes - teachers too - and carrying books related to their costumes. So we are taking this opportunity to share with you about books we love and how to help your child find books they will love too. [...]

By | Fri, Nov 3, 2017|Categories: Education & Literacy|