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 Happy Thanksgiving Turkey

Dates to Remember

Nov 4th: Daylight Saving.

Nov 11th: Vetetan's Day.

Nov 16th: Thanksgiving feast.

Nov 22nd & 23rd: Center Closed in observance of Thanksgiving.

Nov 29th: Art Gallery Family Night.


Sofia G. - Nov 2
David C. - Nov 25
Elias M. - Nov 30

Parent Reminders

Please keep your children home if they have excessive cough or runny nose.  If your child has had a fever, vomiting, diarrhea or any other contagious symptoms, they must be 24 hours symptom free and no medicine before returning to school. 

As the weather begins to change please check your child’s cubby and bring extra clothing appropriate for the weather.

Children's Garden of LaBelle News



Thanksgiving Day is Nov. 22nd. We feel very grateful to be part of your children's life and yours.  We hope you enjoy this Holiday in good health and with your loved ones.

Here is a fun Fact: When Abe Lincoln declared Thanksgiving a national holiday, it was thanks to the tireless efforts of a magazine editor named Sarah Josepha Hale. Her other claim to fame?  She also wrote the nursery rhyme, "Mary had a Little Lamb."

From all our Teachers and Staff at Children's Garden of LaBelle,
THANK YOU for giving us the opportunity to be a part of your child’s early years!


Classroom feasts to celebrate Thanksgiving will be on Friday November 16th. Each parent will have the opportunity to bring a dish that is a tradition for their family on Thanksgiving or bring a dish that represents their culture.  Families are welcome to attend the feast with their child.  Feast will be during the classrooms regularly scheduled lunch time.

We will be closed on Thursday and Friday November 22-23 for Thanksgiving Break.


Thank you to all the parents who donated pumpkins and hay for our fall festival and all the parents who attended.  You made your child’s day extra special! view some of the pictures in our Facebook page

LaBelle 2018 (13) fall


work together1. Stop making excuses for your kids. Let your kids learn from their mistakes.

2. Make sure they are doing their work. Now is the time to learn responsibility.  Hold your child accountable and follow through.

3. Cut out the distractions. Limit technology such as T.V., IPads and computers and get outdoor exercise, socialize and read books.

4. Model good habits at home. Kids learn from parents first. Be engaged, concerned and aware.  Model kind behavior and good manners.

5. Work with their Teachers not against them. Working together we can support your child to reach his/her highest potential.


Pecan Cookies

pecan cookies


2 1/4 c. all-purpose flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp. kosher salt
1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg
1 c. (2 sticks) butter, softened
3/4 c. brown sugar
1/2 c. granulated sugar
3/4 c. sweet potato purée
1 large egg
2 tsp. pure vanilla extract
1 1/2 c. toasted pecans, chopped


Preheat oven to 375° and line two large baking sheets with parchment paper. In a small bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, cinnamon, salt, and nutmeg. 

In a large bowl using a hand mixer, cream together butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat in sweet potato, egg, and vanilla, then add dry ingredients and mix until just combined. Stir in chopped pecans. 

Scoop 1” balls onto prepared baking sheets, 2 inches apart, and bake until golden and just set, about 10 minutes. Cool on baking sheets 5 minutes then place cookies on a cooling rack and let cool completely. 

Make glaze: In a medium bowl stir together powdered sugar, syrup, milk, and pinch of salt. Drizzle glaze over cookies and sprinkle with chopped pecans.


Thursday, November 29, 2018 will be our 2nd annual Art Gallery Family Night from 5:30-7:00.  This will be a fun night to come see what your child has made and fellowship with other parents and teachers. Refreshments will be provided.

LaBelle 2017 (9) art gallery


veterans-day-heartsOn Sunday, November 11th, Americans will celebrate Veterans Day. The special holiday is dedicated to the brave men and women of the armed forces who risk their lives on a daily basis to keep the rest of us safe and free.  They include members of the US Army, Navy, Marine Corps, National Guard, Air Force, and the Coast Guard.  They come from all walks of life; they are parents, children and grandparents.  They are friends, neighbors and coworkers, and an important part of the community.

We love our veterans! 

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