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  • The Basics For Allowance

    An allowance can be a very good way to teach kids valuable lessons such as money management skills, making decisions, coping with limited resources, and gaining an understanding of the perks of saving money and also giving it out in charitable ways!!

    There’s no right or wrong way to handle giving an allowance. Deciding how much to give, when to start, and whether you want to associate the allowance with chores are choices that should fit your family specifically. My …

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  • S’MORE FUN IN COOKING AND SCIENCE!

    Recently  in Cooking and Science we welcomed the chilly weather with one of my favorite winter treats, S’MORES! The tricky part was getting the bonfire started in Miss Elise’s kitchen…only joking We decided to substitute marshmallows and a fire for good ol’ marshmallow fluff! Each child enjoyed scooping and spreading their fluff onto their grahams with hershey chocolate peices to top off the yumminess. This activity is fun, easy, and so delicious for kids of all ages! Here are …

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  • Holiday Greetings From Miss Ricole

    Merry Christmas (& Happy Belated Thanksgiving)!

    What a wonderful season of pondering our blessings and sharing with each other intentional time of community, love, and gratitude! This time of year is my absolute favorite – as I’m sure it is a special time for all of you as well!  As I have been reflecting on the myriad of blessings in my life, I have become so overwhelmed by the blessing all of you SLC families are to me! Each and every one …

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  • Excuse The Mess, But We’re Making Memories!

    Dear Parents,

    Have you checked out all of the extra curricular classes we offer?

    One of the most popular classes is Cooking & Science on Tuesday afternoons! The kids in this class are always having fun and trying something new and we invite you to follow your child’s Cooking & Science experiences through our blog

    From yummy treats to explosive experiments, Miss Morgan and I would like to share the fun with YOU! I will be posting weekly …

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  • Help Us Bless Families This Christmas :)

    It’s officially December, meaning Christmas is just around the corner! Counting our blessings is something we do often here at SLC. We feel blessed by our families, our kiddos, our co-workers, and many more. Unfortunately, there are families in our community that do not feel the same during the holiday season.  SLC is partnering up with HopeKids for the second year in hopes of giving some families a blessed Christmas this season. HopeKids is an organization …

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  • Be Wacky and Kooky ‘Cause this Celebration is Not-so-Spooky! Join Us for Our Fun Costume Party!

    Halloween is just around the corner and what better way to celebrate than by dressing up in our favorite make believe characters?! We’d like to invite all of our friends and family to join us Thursday, October 30th at 9:30 a.m. for our annual costume party and parade! While planning your child’s costume, please remember that we discourage anything that could be scary such as witches, ghosts, or monsters, as well as any props resembling weapons. We want …

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  • Back To School!

    It’s that time of year again! During the summer parents, teachers, and children get into routines that are much different than fall/spring routines. Whether it’s staying up later than usual, watching movies all day, exciting trips to water parks, or out of town vacations, everyone has a hard time coming back to reality in August. I mean, who can blame us?! While us teachers and parents have to go back to morning routines and work, kids of all …

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  • The Importance of Non-Fiction

    I’m sure you have noticed that the books you tend to grab for story time with your children are wonderful stories of fantasy, princesses, superheroes or talking animals. It is so fun to read these kinds of stories and watch imaginations grow! While these stories are great, and I will always, always encourage them for story time, one thing I have been thinking about recently is the lack of non-fiction in our libraries at home. I am definitely guilty of …

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  • Valentine Heart Craft

    I used my tiny hands to make a little heart. This Valentine is special a perfect piece of Art. I give it to you Mommy Will you be my Valentine? I made this perfect gift to ask You to be Mine! I LOVE YOU! Here is a super cute Valentine Card your little one can make for either Mommy or Daddy! I got this cute poem from karenhilderbrand.com & it would work perfect inside the card! Materials: *Pink Construction Paper (Or …

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  • 6 Types of Stories for Your Preschooler

    Looking at the picture book section of Barnes and Noble or even your public library can be a little overwhelming, right? There are thousands of books! How do you know where to start, what books are beneficial, and which ones will be enjoyed? Books as Bridges, that book I told you about in this post, is filled to the brim with specific types of stories. One thing I like about this book in particular is the way it breaks down …

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