we have 2 more weeks of summer camp!
thank you for remembering healthy snacks, water bottles, sunscreen, bathing suits, & towels.
*we could also use more towels & old flat bed sheets, any size.
Tiny Tots is under construction for the new year! Please pardon our dust!
It’s looking fabulous! Please pitch in where & when you can.
We will be on the grounds today...all day...children are welcome to come with you.
We encourage the help =)
now through september 2: teacher/school prep
Saturday august 24: Board Members work day (but everyone is welcome to help)
I have a list of things that need to be worked on to beautify & ensure safety.
I'll send the official list out later, but here are a few things you can do to help ANYTIME except on your workday:
~patch the cement by the front door.
~clean carpets, area rugs, & linoleum
~clean entire kitchen out & reorganize (& label)
~set up computer in em's office (after she cleans it out a little more)
~level sand in sandbox under swings
~weed sand box in backyard under arbor/wisteria
~clean indoor & outdoor cubbies & attach photo frames with names.
~clean under outdoor picnic tables.
~paint the wooden cube blocks w/outdoor paint (going to use for seating at picnic tables)
(the large wooden blocks from the block room are being repurposed/upcycled)
~clean outside of chicken coop & paint
~build a semi-enclosed chicken coop area.
~plant the new pumpkins on the south side of the school building (in the fenced in area that used to be the chicken coop)
~clean out/organize debris from south side of school building.
~weed trike trail on the farm.
~weed the future stone labyrinth area (south of the wisteria)
**~clean & move the large plastic play structures (large one to the farm area, small one to the front yard) (or recycle?) (or giveaway?)
~clean out tt taxi car & playhouse under the olive tree.
~weed window boxes in front of school
~weed the bark area under climbing structure
~pick up trash (if any) along street...ongoing job...
~teacher em's jobs: art room organizing & labeling and cleaning out the office/closet!
~help em decide what to keep & what to toss out of the carport storage areas & cove storage area.
~**calling all aprons!!! need at least 6 parent workday aprons with at least one pocket**
does anyone have any laying around that we can repurpose into our work aprons? =)
Tuesday august 27: Mandatory Parent Orientation
*6pm-8pm* (the morning orientation session has been cancelled)
Please sign up near the sign in/out sheet.
OR reply to this email if you are attending.
(at least one adult from your family needs to attend- adults only please)
At Orientation, you will be given specific directions on each working parent job/stations.
You will also select a monthly family job for the school year (librarian, playdough, gardener, pet caretaker, etc---first come, first serve!)
We will also discuss our philosophy, goals, and teacher em's tips, including "open mic" questions from you.
You may want to bring a drink and snack for yourself, if you feel the need during orientation.
Coffee, Tea, & Cookies will be available.
Tuesday September 3, 2013 preschool year begins! =)
Please help each other make everyone feel welcome as you begin to see new faces begin to pour in!
We are continuing to schedule tours for the next two weeks only...If you have a friend that may be interested in our preschool, please have them contact Aislinn at 916.415.8469 (call/text)
Remember to give extra hugs to those that are beginning to say goodbye as they leave to kindergarten. xoxo
I'm very excited about the upcoming school year & I look forward to getting to know you all even more!
Teacher Em =)
916.879.3365 call/text anytime
or find us on facebook: Sacramento's Original Tiny Tots Preschool
and find me: Emily Gagne Duggins and Teacher Em =)