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Children

Allison - Mar 2 (T2)
Lily G - Mar 2 (T2)
Jeremiah R - Mar 3 (PS)
Gianna A - Mar 6 (VPK)
Ottilie N - Mar 7 (T1)
Amaya S - Mar 9 (VPK)
Franklin V - Mar 9 (VPK)
Isabelle N - Mar 17 (VPK)
William V - Mar 17 (SA)
Genesis G - Mar 18 (SA)
Dillon R - Mar 20 (VPK)
Taliah J - Mar 24 (VPK)
Mia M - Mar 24 (PS)
Jonas R - Mar 31 (VPK)

 

Teacher

Ms. Loisys - Mar 7 (PS)
Ms. Maria - Mar 23 (T2)
 
 

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The Community Children's Center News

 

IMPORTANT THINGS TO REMEMBER

Week of March 2nd celebrate Dr. Seuss! We will enjoy reading many of his famous works of art!

Monday, March 2nd Wear Something striped like the Cat in the Hat book!

the lorax bookTuesday, March 3rd Wear your favorite crazy socks like the Fox in Socks book!

Wednesday, March 4th Plant seeds inspired by The Lorax book!

Thursday, March 5th Wear your favorite color in honor of Dr. Seuss’s book My Many Colored Days!

Friday, March 6th Enjoy something green like in Green Eggs and Ham!


swfl reading festSaturday, March 7th The Southwest Florida Reading Festival. FREE event to the public!

Fort Myers Regional Library Campus
2450 First St, Fort Myers, FL
From 10:00am - 4:00pm
 
Sunday, March 8th Daylight savings time, turn your clocks forward an hour.

Friday, March 13th There will be NO 3-HR VPK.

March 16th-20th SPRING BREAK there will be NO 3-HR VPK.

lee-county-library-logoMonday, March 23rd Librarian Storytime Visits:

Session 1   10:00 AM – 10:20 AM

Session 2   10:20 AM – 10:40 AM

Friday, March 27th Pajama day! Wear your pajamas to school!

 

Spring in Bloom catalogATTENTION PARENTS

Starting March 2nd we will begin our Spring Fundraiser with Midland Fundraising. Please keep an eye out for catalogs in your family folders by the front office. Orders are due back by March 27th. All money raised will go towards purchasing materials for the classrooms & playgrounds. Thank you in advance for all your support.


NUTRITION CORNER

eat right

 

Skinny Fruit Dip

This Easy Fruit Dip recipe is made with yogurt so it's a healthier option! This is the perfect way to get your kids to eat more fruit! Yogurt fruit dip with cool whip is the best simple dip recipe!

Ingredients

skinny yogurt fruit dip8 ounces cool whip
1 cup plain or vanilla Greek yogurt can use nonfat if desired
1 tablespoon orange zest
¼ cup sugar (optional)
1 tablespoon fresh orange juice
 

Directions

Stir together cool whip and yogurt. Stir in zest and juice and sugar (if using).
Serve with fruit for dipping-apples, bananas, strawberries, orange slices.
Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.
 

EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT               

An essential aspect of your child’s growth and development includes emotional health. As children grow, they develop an increased awareness of their feelings and the feelings of others. Support this growth and development by taking time to identify emotions in pictures, books and real life. While reading a book, label how a character feels and ask questions about this feeling. For example, "This child is clenching her fists. How is she feeling? What makes her feel this way?" Also, identify feelings in real life throughout the day. For example, "That was a big yawn! How do you feel?" Also identify your own feelings and appropriate responses to help your child grow. You could say, "I feel tired today. Taking a quick walk will give me more energy!" Showing children the range of healthy emotions in everyday life helps support their healthy emotional growth and shows positive ways to manage emotions. As educators we appreciate your hard work at home that supports your child's success at school!

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redcrossMARCH IS RED CROSS MONTH

Each year, the president of the United States proclaims March "Red Cross Month.” We use this month as a chance to honor and celebrate the everyday heroes who help us fulfill our mission. This March, we encourage you to uncover your inner hero. Be a hero today and donate blood!

  "Everything we do improves the lives of children.”  

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