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PresidentsDay2020

Dates to Remember

Feb 2nd: Groundhog Day

Feb 2nd: Super Bowl Sunday

Feb 14th: Valentine's Day

Feb 17th: Random Acts of Kindness Day

Feb 17th: President's Day. Center CLOSED for In-Service

 

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 Barkley Circle…… and LIKE it. Now you will be able to see activities around the center or perhaps even your child.

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The Children's Learning Center News

 

WELCOME HOME

The Children’s Learning Center is official and all moved into our new location. December and January brought a lot of changes and a few tears, as we left a school that we had occupied since 2001. But we forged ahead and could not be happier! The new school/location is amazing and parents, children and staff are settling in, and quickly adjusting to the newness. 

We love the open feeling and having the kitchen as the focal point and entry way to the classrooms. It makes for a sense of security and “hominess.”

And, have you seen the playground? It is packed full of activities for all ages. The children can’t wait to explore the playground every day. In case you didn’t know, THE ROCK also made the trip from the old school. That made Ms. Martha really happy!!!!!!!!

Parking has been a little adjustment because the lot is so much smaller than our old one. But everyone seems to be trying hard to follow the arrows and abide by the unspoken rules. Please be aware that while parking under the canopy is not suggested, there are times when it is necessary. An example is a mom with twin infants………… or the day when it is raining.  I hope that if you park under the canopy, that you are considerate and drop or pick your child up quickly, allowing for other parents to do the same. And, if you are waiting to do the same, BE NICE. There may come a day when real rules will have to be set, but I am hoping that we, as adults, can figure this out on our own.

We are happy that you have chosen to stay with us, and are looking forward to other families joining us in the very near future.

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valentinesday2020VALENTINE'S DAY

It’s never too early to help children express love and friendship in ways that transcend materialism.  Because young children are concrete thinkers, it’s hard for them to understand a concept that can’t be represented by objects.  But by watching you give gifts of kindness, time, compassion, respect, and thoughtfulness to the people you love ---not just on holidays but throughout the year---they will learn that “I love you” means so much more than three words inscribed on a candy heart.


CHILD CARE TAX FORMS

Do you need a form to claim child care fees for 2019?  You may obtain this form at the front desk or by e-mailing Ms. Andrea at andrea@ccswfl.org. They only take a few seconds to complete.


NUTRITION CORNER

Valentine's Fruit Wands

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Mr. Rogers kind

TRY THIS AT HOME

Starting February 1st until Valentine's Day, put a new heart on your kids door with a reason why you love them!
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OUR FRIENDLY TEACHERS

Blue Room Ms. Carmen & "Helper of the week" (searching for an Infant Teacher)

Yellow Room Ms. Julie & Ms. Edina

Purple Room Ms. Jessica & Ms. Cookie

Teal Room Ms. Jenna & Ms. Nikki

PM teacher: Ms. Rayna

Kitchen: Ms. Regina


"Everything we do improves the lives of children.”

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