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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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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 showed the kids x-rays of animals, including before and after pictures of a cat’s broken leg, along with model hearts, bones and joints. Then, the kids got to practice a little medicine of their own…

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Playing pictionary

Playing preschool pictionary

Date: March 16, 2015 Author: ecpcblogger Categories: News

Lately, teacher Par has been playing pictionary with our kids. They sit in a line and take turns drawing while the others guess. It’s sweet and surprising to see how detailed some of the pictures are — and how quickly the kids can guess them. Check out the drawings below. Any guesses what the first one was? The…

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Fun with shaving cream art

Date: January 28, 2015 Author: ecpcblogger Categories: News

It was fun with shaving cream in the art area during the AM program recently, with the kids making marbled paper one day and “cloud jars” another.   For the marbled paper, the participating parent smeared shaving cream on a tray and smoothed it. Then the kids dripped food coloring around and swirled it through with…

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ECPC igloo and magical forest

Igloo and magical forest welcome kids back to school

Date: January 20, 2015 Author: ecpcblogger Categories: News

When ECPC kids returned to school after winter break, they found a surprise waiting for them. An igloo made of milk jugs and a forest of recycled Christmas trees transformed our front-yard sandbox into a wonderland of the imagination. At a time when midyear doldrums threaten and children have to readjust to school after vacation,…

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