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HappyHalloween

Dates to Remember

Sep 28th-Oct 12th: Brochure Fundraiser

Oct 5th: Fire Prevention Program

Oct 10th: Menchies Frozen Yogurt Fundraiser.

Oct 15th: No VPK.

Oct 31st: Halloween

 

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

 

fire truckFIRE PREVENTION PROGRAM

Iona McGregor Fire Department will be bringing a fire truck (and firemen) to visit the children Friday, October 5th.   October is Fire Prevention Month and the children will be learning valuable lessons along with seeing the fire truck up close!


FALL BROCHURE FUNDRAISER

Our annual Brochure Fundraiser will begin September 28 and end October 12. Take your brochure home to family and friends. They might find something they have been looking for! And will benefit the center at the same time.


TRICK OR TREATING SAFETY

Parents should keep in mind these trick or treating safety tips to make sure the only howls are those of fun:

trick or treat1. Avoid costumes that drag on the ground
2. Pick costumes that are bathroom friendly
3. Only trick or treat at houses that are lit
4. Encourage your child to walk……not run.  And to be aware of crossing streets.
5. Be sure masks allow full visibility
6. Young children should be accompanied by an adult                HAPPY
7. Never allow children to eat candy before it is inspected     HALLOWEEN!!!!

ABOUT PUMPKINS

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A pumpkin is really a squash.  It is a member of the Cucurbita family which includes squash and cucumbers.

Pumpkins are grown all over the world on six of the seven continents, with Antarctica being the sole exception.  They are even grown in Alaska.

The self-proclaimed “Pumpkin Capital of the World” is Morton, Illinois where Libby has it’s pumpkin industry and plant.

NUTRITION CORNER

Pumpkin Rice Krispy Treats

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Ingredients

6 Cups Rice Krispie Cereal
3 tbs Butter
10 oz  Marshmallows (approx 1 Bag)
Red & Yellow Food Coloring (to make orange color)
12 Tootsie Rolls
1 Green Fruit Roll-up (you will only  be able to find the blue/green combo)

Directions

Melt your butter in a large sauce pan over low heat.
Add marshmallows and stir constantly until melted.
Remove from heat.
Add approx 4 drops of red food coloring & 2 drop yellow food coloring- Add until you have a nice bright orange color.
Mix in Rice Krispies.
Form small balls into the shape of a pumpkin (Tip: Add Non-Stick Cooking Spray (Pam) or Crisco to your hands before forming your balls).
Cut Tootsie Roll in Half and add a half into each pumpkin while still warm.
Cut small leaves from the green portion of your Fruit Roll Up.

WELCOME MS. MARCIA

welcomeThere’s a new cook in town!!!  Ms. Marcia has taken over the reins of the kitchen.  She is a welcome addition to our family.  Stop by and say hello when you get a chance.


OUR FRIENDLY TEACHERS

Blue Room: Ms. Miranda & Ms. Sandy

Coral Room: Ms. Rita

Yellow Room: Ms. Erin & Ms. Julie

Red Room: Ms. Stephanie & Ms. Cookie

Purple Room: Ms. Jessica & Ms. Tanzie

Teal Room: Ms. Jenna & Ms. Nikki


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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