The Sheldon…

Lower Elementary, by Cab Yau, March 12, 2019,

As the Children’s House Extended Day children prepare for an upcoming trip to the Sheldon, let’s look back at the adventure they had with the Elementary children last November when they went to Drums and Dances of Africa with Diadie Bathily and Afriky Lolo. The program sought to introduce students to “the sounds and movements … Continue reading “The Sheldon…”

Light…

Lower Elementary, by Cab Yau, March 8, 2019,

“Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness.” – Desmond Tutu As winter resolutely stays and we crave the warmth and light of the coming spring, let’s admire the light that shines despite the cold – the sunlight that breaks through, the light of friendship, the light of … Continue reading “Light…”

Scissors!

Parenting, by Cab Yau, March 6, 2019,

Fresh new activities are invigorating. We observed this quite joyfully when scissors made their debut on the shelf in our Parent-Child class. “Open. Close.” Joy! She was so pleased at her newfound skill! As with any new skill, the environment is set up for the child’s success. The scissors really cut. The paper is stiff … Continue reading “Scissors!”

Reading Material

Lower Elementary, by Cab Yau, January 24, 2019,

Books are a fantastic way to introduce concepts, build understanding and foster attitudes. Building off of last week’s ACTivist presentation on civil rights, below please find some suggested books that may help spark conversation and dialogue with your children. Jazz Age Josephine Written by Jonah Winter Illustrated by Marjorie Priceman The story of St. Louis … Continue reading “Reading Material”