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July News

We hope our dad’s enjoyed “BYOD” Bring your own dad for Father’s Day!

A Place To Grow Too is ready for the month of July.   We will be starting July with a week-long theme of Hooray for the USA/spectacular sports. Moving on to Disney Week, Pirate & Mermaids Week, and we are ending the month with Wilderness Adventures.  Kicking off Water Play last month was a great idea.  The children are having a blast playing in the water with all of their friends. Reminder, please have the appropriate water shoes for your child to participate in water play.  No open-toed shoes are allowed in the center. Keep an eye for special days throughout the summer!  

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A Place to Grow Too staff would like to wish all of you a fun and safe Fourth of July! 

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What your children are doing:

Infant 1:  Happy Independence Day from Infant 1!  We are loving the warm weather!! We love splashing in water! Romy has officially transitioned into Infant 2! She’s doing fantastic. We are also proud that she is officially on the move. Way to go Romy!  Parker is also transitioning into Infant 2. He likes the play with the walker and is also crawling. Ryan is getting so big! He’s starting to scoot on his tummy and is also getting in the crawling position!! Jenna loves the swing and makes silly faces in the mirror. Quinn is also getting so big, she’s always trying to pull herself up into a sitting position. She’s doing so great! Colin has been trying to sit up by himself. He’ll get there before we know it!  He’s also getting better with eating his solids.  Averie has gotten so much better with sleeping in her pack ‘n’ play all by herself.  She’s also sitting all by herself. She’s also learned to clap. We are so proud of all of our babies.  We are excited to have fun with singing our ABC’s and counting our 123’s!  Let’s have a great month!

Infant 2:  The long wait is finally over and summer is finally here! We would like to welcome Parker and Romy into our classroom. Everett is officially walking on his own! Soon he will be walking his way to Toddler One. Alina has been pulling herself up and walks with the walker and along the walls. Romy has been using her worlds more to communicate. We are looking forward to the 4th of July celebrations and focusing on red, white and blue. We are also working on saying words such as “eat” “more” “no” and “yes”. Please remember to bring in your water play gear. Please no open toed shoes, we wouldn’t want our friends little toes getting hurt.  We are incorporating art into our daily routine, the children enjoy painting and we love to see them smile! Have a great summer, from Infant 2! 

Toddler 1:  Toddler One is ready to let the summer fun begin!  With our summer curriculum, we are putting a spin on learning with our exciting weekly themes.  We are still focusing on using our words, not hands, as well as our alphabet, colors, numbers, and shapes. Jeremy is doing a great during circle time as he is starting to use his words. Charlotte D does great counting to 10 in Spanish and participating during circle time. Celena is getting very close to walking on her own. She takes a few steps at times as well as walking around things to be able to go where she wants to go. We also want to welcome Madelyn to our classroom as she is officially walking.  Sophia, Evelyna, and Charlotte will all be slowly transitioning to the toddler two room.  If you have not done so already, please bring in a bathing suit, towel, water shoes, and sunscreen.  The children are having so much fun playing in the water! We look forward to having more fun while learning in T1! Have a great Fourth of July! 

Toddler 2: Summer is officially here! We will be doing lots of fun activities and projects along with special days from the summer curriculum. Noah and Connor have been transitioning to the Toddler 3. We will miss Gioia as she spends the summer with her family.  She will be greatly missed, but she will return to the center in the fall. Amanda loves doing dramatic play with the kitchen area pretending to cook and set the table for her friends. Connor and Noah are wonderful helpers with cleanup. Jensen loves participating in fingerplay and action songs. Callie and Mateo do well with identifying shapes and colors during circle time. Jensen will be officially moved in the Toddler 4.  Wishing Noah and Mateo a very Happy Birthday. We would like to wish everyone a very happy and healthy 4th of July!

Toddler 3: We have a few changes for the month of July coming up! We have Noah, who is beginning the transition to T3, we couldn’t be more excited for him to join our class! We also would like to navigate our attention to Connor O who is officially transitioned into T3 and who just celebrated his 2nd birthday!! Austin also celebrated his 2nd birthday! Happy Birthday Connor and Austin! We say goodbye to Nathan K for the summer, as he goes to enjoy it with his family. See you in September Nathan! For our themes this month we have: Hooray for the USA/Spectacular Sports, Fairytale Week, Disney Week, and Pirate and Mermaids Week! July 4th our center will be closed, so enjoy your day off! This month I would like to make a note that we are really focusing on building positive relationships/making friends and being accepting towards multi-cultural differences. I’m looking forward to seeing all my friends work on these skills and really growing into fantastic children! Water play has started, and we would like to remind our parents that if you haven’t already, to make sure you send in bathing suits, CLOSED toed water shoes, and a towel for your child(ren). No water shoes= no water play, and we all know how hot the summer months can get!

Toddler 4: We are excited to start water play and all the fun activities in store for summer. Grace is doing great with her colors making lots of new friends. Jonathan is doing great with his shapes in numbers. Liam is doing a fantastic job with potty training! Joel is doing great with practicing his writing skills and doing awesome with potty training. Keep up the greatd work! We are practicing preparing for preschool by writing our names and practicing different activity centers. Ally, Lily and Charlotte are off to preschool! As summer approaches, we look forward to the water activities outside. We are working hard with the children on how to use our manners such as sharing and using our words. We will continue doing our name recognition, counting, also our months of the year to get ready to move into Preschool! Please check our class info board for weekly themes and extraordinary events with your child. 

Preschool:  This month we will be exploring many themes. Wow what a wonderful year it has been in preschool. Our young learners have explored, laughed, created, discovered and grew. They learned their numbers, colors, shapes and letters. We also want to congratulate our soon to be Kindergartners who graduated from preschool in June 19th 2018. Ms. Tara and Ms. Heather is proud of all your hard work. In the coming week we will are going to be doing some fun summertime activities. Such as water play in the sprinkles, Making Homemade Play-Dough, Making fruit salad, Make Applesauce, Movie Day with Popcorn, Superhero Day etc. Also, please make sure that there is an ice pack in your child’s lunch box everyday!  It is a state regulation and we want to keep your children’s food nice and fresh.  As always, if you have any questions, feel free to speak to Miss Tara or Miss Heather.  We would like to wish Nathan, Gabriel N and Voilet a Happy Birthday! Have a great month!





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