Yes, it’s Autumn and we’ve gone back to school!
We have now been in this new rhythm for over a month. It is not only our young children beginning school but we, the parents/caregivers, are also returning to the seat of the student. Our shared learning process is a key element of what makes attending a cooperative preschool special. Read More
What a fantastic trip we had to the Farm at Swan Lake! Was it muddy? Of course! Was it rainy? You bet! Did that stop us? No way!
We were so happy that moms, dads, brothers, and sisters were all able to join us to play on this special morning. Read More
We all know that our little ones just love to sing, clap, dance and play instruments. Sharing music in school and at home immerses children in a rich sensory environment that helps brain development. Read More
Thanks to everyone for a great week first week of school. We were so happy to see how well the kids (and parents) are getting in the preschool routine. A big thank you to our teachers. We parents love seeing how teachers meet with each kid one on one such a gentle and personal way. You guys are the best. Read More
The all-school orientation meeting this year was noisy, fun and informative. Thanks for coming, bringing great food, sharing summer stories and rifling through all the paperwork that we all have now completely committed to memory. Read More
Next week at BFCP is soft "start week" for students are parents. New parents may wonder, other than sounding super cozy, what does a soft start entail? Soft start is simply a week when children only attend class on his or her parents' work day. Read More
This months curriculum theme included turkeys and the begining of November brought the 2/3s, 3/4s and Preschool classes their first homework assignment. The kids were sent home with a turkey to decorate any way they wanted. Read More
Thursday, October 15th, 2015 the 2/3 class headed to The Farm at Swans Trail. The whole class, dressed in coats and boots, met at the farm and were taken on a fun filled tour of the farm. The class started out by going through the hay maze inside the big red barn. Read More
Reposted courtesy of screenfree.org.
Wendy Fiore is a language arts consultant at a Connecticut elementary school and a veteran Screen-Free Week organizer. We asked her about her experience planning over the years. Read More
On January 12th, 2015 both the 3/4 and Pre-K classes went on a field trip to visit the Burke Museum. This trip coincided perfectly with this month’s class themes, which are dinosaurs, volcanoes, and winter. Read More