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PIC preschoolers are learning to wear a face mask as a skill building activity. The approach may look different in each classroom, but the goal is the same. Teachers will show children easy steps to practice mask-wearing, much like they learn to tie their shoes. We want children to learn about masks...
a message from Deb Green Sometimes you don’t even know how much you miss something until it’s gone. After being away for nearly 4 months, I knew I would be happy to be back at PIC. What I did not realize was the joy I would feel just seeing kids doing what kids do best—running, playing, laughing...
For many early learning families, bringing their children back to PIC amid a global pandemic prompted plenty of anxiety. Under our new COVID-19 protocols, the drop-off process is probably the most complicated change we have had to make. We were thrilled that the screening and temperature-taking...
See video below Pizza Fridays are back! Enjoy this read-aloud with Operations Manager Julie Wesenberg. Julie reads "Hi, Pizza Man!" to help get your child excited for Pizza Fridays at PIC!!
We applaud Moonbeams Teacher Denise Brice! Denise has been recognized nationwide as a 2020 Terri Lynne Lokoff Child Care National Teacher Award recipient. This prestigious award acknowledges the critical role of child care teachers in providing quality early care and education. On Tuesday, June 30...
They stayed together while apart and it showed! Even though it was put together online this year, PIC After School's annual Spring Gala was a huge success. Videos featuring many talents were submitted in advance by the children and shared on Zoom as a single presentation. The performers played the...
VIDEO LINK BELOW During PIC's closure due to COVID-19, teachers are keeping connected to families in so many amazing ways. See video below. PIC Teacher Demita Hill introduces science and exploration with this video of an Alka-Seltzer experiment.
We encourage families to speak about social justice at home. We must show children how to recognize and respond to racism, and have age-appropriate conversations with them even when it is hard. Here is a growing list of resources to help you navigate the challenging times we face. We stand with you...
a special message from Deb Green I am sitting in such sadness today after spending hours watching what was happening in our beloved city. I sImply don't know what to do with the massive emotions. While the stress and fear over the COVID-19 pandemic is certainly real for all, it is diminished by the...
During PIC's closure due to COVID-19, teachers are keeping connected to families in so many amazing ways. PIC Teacher Rosa Wright recently brought home three baby chicks. On her Three Amigos blog she regularly posts about their care, the growth, and their antics. From the blog: "We opened our box...