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Thanksgiving Feast At 10th Street Preschool

The children had so much to be thankful for today!  They played in the sandbox, rode tricycles, built forts, made pumpkin pies in the sand and crafted beautiful turkeys in the art bungalow.  They were read stories under the Goodbye Tree as the smell of yummy foods came from the kitchen! Parents brought in an […]

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Everything You Wanted To Know About “Share A Lunch”

 This is a contributed blog post by Beth Cowling. mommy to Cotton Cowling, two cats, a fish and a bunny. She’s also the Chairperson for 10th Street Preschool’s Community Outreach Committee.  “Food is symbolic of love when words are inadequate” – Alan D. Wolfelt One of the things I love most about 10th Street is […]

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Our Preschoolers Respond: What Are You Grateful For?

At 10th Street,  we take every opportunity to teach gratitude & kindness.  In the spirit of Thanksgiving, 10th Street parent Heather Piper(Emily Blumenthal’s mom) did an interesting activity with the children and asked them what they are grateful for. The post below by Heather gives a peak into their mind and shares candid response that will […]

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My Day As Parent Volunteer With Thursday Purple Group

Parents often wonder how one can volunteer at school, so we requested a few parents to share their experience. The following post is shared by 10th Street parent Heather Piper (Emily Blumenthal’s mom). Yesterday I volunteered with Lisa and the Thursday Purple Group.  We read a book about opening a lemonade stand. The children made their own books, with the […]

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Annual 10th Street Holiday Shopping Party

The Annual 10th Street Holiday Shopping Party has been a wonderful tradition at 10th Street Preschool for many years.  This year, we are excited to bring the party to a new venue at the Brentwood Country Mart.  Over the years, this event has been a fun and easy way to do some gift shopping before […]

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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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Halloween Fun As Parent Volunteer With Purple Group

The following post is shared by 10th Street parent Heather Piper (Emily Blumenthal’s mom). I had the privilege of volunteering last Thursday with Teacher Lisa and the Purple Group. We met at the picnic table on the patio of the Big House. The children, especially my daughter Emily, were eager to have a visitor for the afternoon. […]

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Satisfying Your Sweet Tooth Helps The School

10th Street students met at neighborhood favorite, Menchie’s Yogurt on Montana Ave., for a play date this week that also raised money for our school.  10th StreetPreschool receives 20% of Menchie’s proceeds from October 14-20 when anyone mentions the school, or brings in a flyer.  What a fun and delicious way to help!  We look forward to grabbing […]

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