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Magic Circle

We are so excited that the Magic Circle plants have arrived! We anticipate getting them in the ground this week, to be followed by the placement of sod in the center of our "circle."Here's a glimpse of the latest changes.
Work on PIC's nature playground and upgrades to our After School Center Stucco building continues. The playground will continue to be closed this week. The installation of giant boulders is complete and await eager children ready to climb. We have graded the area between the playground and garden to...
As PIC's major renovation of our main playground and After School facility continues, we have seen classrooms seize the moment and turn change into a variety of learning opportunities.These two construction projects have brought many different "big trucks" to PIC, such as bulldozers, earth movers...
We are delighted that work on the Magic Circle outdoor classroom is progressing well! With our climbing and building areas nearly complete, we have moved the block storage shed from the blacktop to its new home. We look forward to watching children create new construction on the flat surface of...
We are pleased to report that the work on our Climbing and Crawling and Messy Materials area are almost complete! Climbing and Crawling seems pretty obvious with the line of tree stumps inviting children to challenge their gross motor skills. But, exactly what happens with messy materials? Messy...
Work on PIC's Outdoor Classroom is progressing! This week, we broke ground on the Climbing and Crawling area. Before beginning to dig, we tested the height of the step logs that will be installed with help from our "playground specialists." We confirmed that the logs were a good height and will be...
In honor of the Week of the Young Child, we planned fun activities to help highlight the impact quality early learning experiences have on the healthy growth and development of all children. Yesterday, young toddlers and preschoolers came out to the Magic Circle Outdoor Classroom for a special...
post updated 4/16/14After waiting several weeks for the ground to thaw, we have a date on the books to begin the final stages of our Magic Circle outdoor classroom installation.Watch on April 21st as the transformation continues! Keep an eye on the main playground as the Messy Materials and Art...