• Preschool Wellesley

    Preventing the Spread of Germs

    Dr. Donna Housman       

    As New England's brisk weather settles in during these late autumn months, we are reminded that the flu is nipping at our heels. Once you hear that first sneeze or cough in your child's classroom, you fear that your child will be the next to catch the bug. The truth is that germs spread in preschool just as quickly as they do in a petri...

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    Beginnings Graduates!

    Jonathan Sommer       

    Our SPARK kindergarteners reached an important milestone this week, when they graduated! We were so happy to share this special time with them, and our Beginnings Families. The graduation ceremony featured songs that the children had learned, a recap of the year from their teacher Angela, and (of course!) diplomas!! Families and children alike...

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    Fun Recipes from Beginnings’ Classrooms

    Jonathan Sommer       

    This month our teachers Karen from the Jr. K Moon room and Liz from the Star preschool room brought some fun recipes into the classrooms and the results were delicious! Moon Room Banana Bread 3 or 4 ripe bananas, smashed 1/3 cup melted butter 1 cup sugar (can easily reduce to 3/4 cup) 1 egg, beaten 1 teaspoon vanilla 1...

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    Beginnings School Holiday Gift Drive

    Jonathan Sommer       

    Beginnings Gift Drive!  Yesterday all of the gifts donated for our annual gift drive were delivered to the Department of Children & Families in Framingham, MA.  The toys, clothes, and other very needed items will be truly appreciated by the families.  Each...

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    Secrets to Success: Limit Setting

    Dr. Donna Housman       

    Your child comes to you, right before dinner and excitedly asks, “Can I have one cookie please? “.  You respond, “No sweetie, not before dinner” and she asks, starting to become defiant “Why not?  Just one!?” and you stay strong and respond with “Because it will spoil your dinner”.  She questions again “Why!?” and you...

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