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Welcome to the PMA – Peanut Museum of Art As our recent unit on building, construction, and tools was coming to an end, the Peanut teachers began planning what the class might focus on next. We began to notice a subtle change in how the Peanuts approached their building projects. Throughout our...
PIC works with the TerraCycle and Crayola ColorCycle recycling programs to help divert difficult-to-recycle waste from landfills. We currently have three collection programs in place. All PIC families are invited to drop off recyclables directly to any of the classrooms that host a program. Diaper...
Learning to Be Safe, Kind, Careful, Healthy, and Respectful In the Peanut classroom, our daily routine gives children time for lots of free-play, while also providing structured experiences and food/rest for growing bodies and minds. The interactions that happen each day in the classroom let the...
written by Rachel Isaacson Have you seen the sunflowers? Today, on my way into work, I noticed two very tall stalks with a burst of bright yellow on top! When I got to my desk, I called the Peanuts classroom to see if they saw what had happened to the seeds they had planted earlier in the summer....
written by Lead Teacher Jacob Kerner Planting seeds of community and learning A Peanut sunflower study As long as I’ve been working with young children, I have found that play surrounding plants has held incredible appeal and potential for learning. The speed at which plants grow from seed to sprout...
Watch Us Grow! There is no question that a whole lot of growth happens in and around PIC! The obvious places to look for it are during transitions when children move from one classroom up to the next, when a PIC family adds a younger sibling to their clan and then to one of the infant rooms, or when...
Did you know that several of our classrooms are actively participating in recycling programs? PIC works with the TerraCycle and Crayola ColorCycle recycling programs to help divert difficult-to-recycle waste from landfills. To date we have five programs in place. All PIC families are invited to drop...
Parents Sharing with Peanuts There are many important ways families help the Center while logging those ever-needed parent participation hours, but coming into your child’s classroom to share just about anything with the class is the most powerful thing you can do. Are you wondering what you have to...

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