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Igloo and forest ignite imaginations

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

A surprise welcomed our little ECPC co-opers back to school after the winter break. A milk-jug igloo and a forest of recycled Christmas trees transformed our front-yard sandbox into an imagination playground. At a time when midyear doldrums threaten and children have to readjust to school after vacation, changes to the school environment can reignite their…

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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 community. The layers of paint on our teachers’ chair are a testament to the generations of preschoolers (and parents!) who have grown on our grounds. For years, children have shared their news in this chair…

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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 on our campus, ECPC kids get to experience the natural world in all kinds of ways, from tending plants to collecting bugs. Watching these little ones was just one of those special opportunities to observe…

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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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