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Dates to Remember

Apr 1st: April's Fool.

Apr 10th-17th: Spring Break. No VPK.

Apr 11th: Southern SnoBalls.

Apr 13th: Easter Egg Hunt.

Apr 14th: Good Friday. Center closed.

Apr 16th: Easter.

 

Parent Reminders

1. Let us know if your child will be absent.
2. Check your child's files/cubbie daily.
3. Be sure to use the check-in computer to check your child IN and OUT of the center.
4. Read the signs posted on /by your child's classroom door for announcements.

The Children's Learning Center at FSW News

 

Southern Snoballs

SouthernSnoBalls.jpgMark your calendar for April 11!!!!  The Southern Snoball truck will be stopping by the center at 10am.  Don’t forget to bring your $2 for your Snoball treat.

 

 


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Easter Egg Hunt

FSW Student Nurse Association will host their Annual Easter Egg Hunt for the children Thursday, April 13th.  The students hide eggs for the children to find……including a Golden Egg.

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EASTER DAY

April 16 is Easter Day. dying eggs-605957-edited.jpgHere are some Easter Traditions for Families that you can start:

1. Learn about Easter and Easter Traditions
2. Plant an Easter Garden like this one. Tutorial
3. Dye Eggs with your Children.
4. Bake Easter Goodies. Here are some ideas
5. Make Easter Baskets with Your Kids.
6.Snap a Picture in your Easter Best.
7. Host an Easter Brunch.
8. Hunt Easter Eggs.
9. Watch Easter Movies like "Here Comes Peter Cottontail"
10. Create Easter Arts and Crafts.
 

SPRING ACTIVITY

Spring Rubbing and Collage Project

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Sometimes, the best way to deal with spring weather is in small doses. This activity provides you with outdoor and indoor components so you can get some air but not freeze in the changeable spring temperatures.

What you need:

  • Sheets of paper. White works well but colors are fine, too.
  • Crayons and colored pencils. Older kids might want to try charcoal but that material may be too messy for the littlest artists.
  • A bag to carry your art supplies in -- pick a big bag that's easy to get things in and out of, like a beach bag or a large shopping bag
  • A large piece of poster paper
  • Glue stick
  • Scissors

Instructions:

Part one: The rubbing hunt
Set off on a walking tour of your neighborhood, or another location you haven't walked in for a while, like a local park or a downtown shopping area. Keep an eye out for interesting surfaces. You might see tree bark, a park bench, cobblestones, or signs. Anything with texture will do. Place your paper over the textured surface and rub over with a crayon or colored pencil until the image starts to form. Don't hold back -- get as many rubbings as you can on your walkabout. That will make for a more successful collage.

Part two: The collage

When you get home, spread your work out and admire your collection. Then choose the most interesting looking ones and break out the scissors. Cut out shapes from your rubbings and glue them to your poster board. You can arrange them in order, making a rubbing map of your walk. Or you can glue them at random for a more abstract effect.

NUTRITION CORNER

APPLE FRUIT DONUTS

 

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Ingredients

- Apples
- Cream cheese
- Food coloring
- Sprinkles
- Apple corer or something to make the hole.

 

Directions

Step 1. Slice your apples about 3/4" thick. Use a knife, corer, or pastry tip to make a hole in the center. 
Step 2. Color you cream cheese if you'd like. We just added a drop of neon food coloring to get these bright colors. Add sprinkles. 

That's pretty much it! Enjoy this healthier "donut" for kids that makes a yummy and adorable snack. 


ARE YOU ON FACEBOOK? SO ARE WE!

Another great way to stay connected is our Facebook page.  If you have a personal Facebook page, find our page…….The Children’s Learning Center at FSW…… and LIKE it. Now you will be able to see activities around the center or perhaps even your child.

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Our Friendly Teachers

Blue Room: Ms. Ally & Ms. Varinia 

Yellow Room: Ms. Diane & Ms. Nicole

Red Room: Ms. Stephanie & Ms. Cookie

Purple Room: Ms. Jessica & Ms. Tanzie

Coral Room: Ms. Jenna

Teal Room: Ms. Julie & Ms. Chandra


 
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