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Layers of paint reveal 75 years of co-op life

Date: June 1, 2015 Author: ecpcblogger Categories: All, News

For nearly 75 years, the El Cerrito Preschool Cooperative has supported Bay Area children and families with play, learning and…

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Kids learn about veterinary medicine

Date: May 31, 2015 Author: ecpcblogger Categories: News

Our kids got to learn about veterinary medicine recently when ECPC parent Matt visited to talk about his work. Matt…

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ECPC online auction is NOW OPEN!

Date: May 23, 2015 Author: ecpcblogger Categories: News

Welcome to ECPC’s “Play Matters!” Spring 2015 Online Auction! It is open and ready for bidding, now through June 1…

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Online auction coming May 22!

Date: May 19, 2015 Author: ecpcblogger Categories: Events, News

Take this fun quiz to find out, “What ECPC Online Auction Item Are You?” The auction launches May 22, with…

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Hummingbirds nest in our backyard

Date: May 6, 2015 Author: ecpcblogger Categories: News

Science brought itself to our children this spring, when hummingbirds nested in our backyard. With so many beautiful outdoor areas…

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Research supports play-based learning

Date: May 1, 2015 Author: ecpcblogger Categories: News, Parent Resources

Recent child development research indicates that academic preschool may be harming children’s ability to think creatively. This research supports play-based…

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Open House May 3

Date: April 7, 2015 Author: ecpcblogger Categories: Events, News

Please join us for our spring Open House on Sunday, May 3 from 10 am to 12 noon. Parents and children…

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Yard sale May 2

Date: April 6, 2015 Author: ecpcblogger Categories: Events, News

When: May 2, 9 am-2 pm What: The ECPC yard sale featuring housewares, furniture, kid and baby clothes and gear, etc…

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Reptiles, insects and a lesson in respecting our planet

Date: March 27, 2015 Author: ecpcblogger Categories: News

During a visit from the East Bay Vivarium last week, a presenter introduced the enthralled ECPC kids to a variety…

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Kids get their hands — and feet — on some really messy art

Date: March 27, 2015 Author: ecpcblogger Categories: Events, News

At ECPC, our philosophy of play-based education includes practicing preschool art as process, not product. We don’t make models of…

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