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Harold and the Drums.

This is a sad time for our 10th Street Preschool community. One of our founding fathers died Monday. He was a friend and a parent, a loving father, grandfather and devoted husband. His children have children now. He was a big man with a bigger heart. Harold Ramis was a quiet gentle genius. He walked […]

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The Magic Of Poetry With Children

Wanted to share this excellent article by Hedda Sharapan and associated video on introducing poetry to children to cultivate their vocabulary and imagination. Video: Mr. Rogers and May Sarton Read Poetry Together Article: Time for A Rhyme My special thanks to Hedda Sharapan, for sending this magical piece of history that is and will always be current, relevant […]

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Helping Children Develop Self Control

  I wanted to share the article below by Hedda Sharapan. Fred Rogers has been a huge influence in my life and I was fortunate to meet Hedda many years ago at an NAEYC (National Association for the Education of Young Children) conference .  I have read The Fred Rogers newsletter and Hedda’s writing for many years […]

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10th Street Gives Back To Community – Over 400 Pairs of Crocs To Children In Need

10th Street continues to celebrate what it means to be good neighbors and involved community members: to take care of ourselves, our families, and our greater community. “Come from Kindness, Learn through Play” isn’t just a catch phrase, it’s our way of life. We believe that when kindness starts in the sandbox, it carries forward […]

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Benefits of Mixed-Aged Grouping in Preschool

There are many different approaches to teaching when it comes to preschool. There are several different theories, techniques, and methods that are all used individually and also in combination with each other. The key is to find the combination that best suits your needs as well as the needs of your child. Mixed-aged grouping is a […]

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