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Trying New Foods

Date: November 29, 2016 Author: ecpcblogger Categories: Events, News, Uncategorized

Each November before Thanksgiving we begin the tradition of making stone soup. Families are encouraged to bring vegetables for the children to help prepare the soup. Carrots, zucchini, broccoli, celery and other vegetables are added to a veggie broth that the children have as their communal meal.    Having the children participate in making the…

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MESSY ART DAY March 19

Date: November 4, 2016 Author: ecpcblogger Categories: Events, News

You’re invited to ECPC’s annual Messy Art Day on March 19! This free event gives preschoolers and prospective preschoolers the chance to experience truly immersing themselves in art. Who: This event is carefully designed for children 4 and under When: March 19 11am – 2pm Where: El Cerrito Preschool Co-op 7200 Moeser Lane, El Cerrito *Got older…

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ECPC histories: Teacher Ann

Date: August 11, 2016 Author: ecpcblogger Categories: News

The El Cerrito Preschool Cooperative has been around since 1940. To commemorate that long history in our community, we are sharing a series of stories from people who experienced ECPC over the years. If you went to ECPC in years past, as a child or parent, please email your story to marketing(at)ecpckids.com for possible publication on…

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ECPC histories: Teacher Par

Date: August 11, 2016 Author: ecpcblogger Categories: News

The El Cerrito Preschool Cooperative has been around since 1940. To commemorate that long history in our community, we are sharing a series of stories from people who experienced ECPC over the years. If you went to ECPC in years past, as a child or parent, please email your story to marketing(at)ecpckids.com for possible publication on…

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ECPC histories: April Jorden

Date: August 11, 2016 Author: ecpcblogger Categories: News

The El Cerrito Preschool Cooperative has been around since 1940. To commemorate that long history in our community, we are sharing a series of stories from people who experienced ECPC over the years. If you went to ECPC in years past, as a child or parent, please email your story to marketing(at)ecpckids.com for possible publication on…

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Firefighters teach kids fire safety

Date: April 19, 2016 Author: ecpcblogger Categories: Events, News

Recently firefighters from the El Cerrito Fire Department visited ECPC to talk to our kids about fire safety and give them a tour of a real fire truck. The children had fun and learned to recognize a firefighter in full gear and face mask as a friend, not a scary monster to hide from (“Don’t I…

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How to handle “gun” play

Date: March 8, 2016 Author: ecpcblogger Categories: News, Parent Resources

It’s hard to spend much time around a preschool — and we as parent participators at ECPC spend plenty — and not encounter the issue of kids playing at fighting and shooting. It’s almost automatic to interpret these games in grownup terms (“we don’t shoot people!”), but it is, after all, child’s play. And, as…

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Science learning with gelatin art

Date: March 8, 2016 Author: ecpcblogger Categories: News

ECPC kids enjoyed a super cool science and art project this week. Inspired by Bev Bos and our friends at the Roseville Preschool Cooperative, Teacher Kathy made gelatin molds for the children to poke, prod and just experience the way only kids can.   How to: Mix gelatin powder with water, using more powder than package directions to…

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Open House Sun., Apr. 10

Date: March 7, 2016 Author: ecpcblogger Categories: Events, News

Please join us for our Spring Open House on Sunday, April 10 from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon. This is a great chance for prospective preschoolers and their grownups to check out our amazing grounds and warm community. Parents and children are welcome. What to expect at Open House: Explore our school — 2 large yards…

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MESSY ART DAY March 19

Date: February 9, 2016 Author: ecpcblogger Categories: Events, News

You’re invited to ECPC’s annual Messy Art Day on March 19! This free event gives preschoolers and prospective preschoolers the chance to experience truly immersing themselves in art. Who: This event is carefully designed for children 4 and under When: March 19 11am – 2pm Where: El Cerrito Preschool Co-op 7200 Moeser Lane, El Cerrito *Got older…

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