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Summer Club 2020 #14

Hello everyone! I'm teacher Jarrod, the director of CCS and a parent at the school too. Today in my video I'm talking about dealing with hard feelings, like confusion, frustration, sadness, and disappointment. I read the wonderful book Alexander and the Terrible Horrible No Good Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst. I also (spoiler alert!) react [...]

By |2020-08-10T13:53:22+00:00August 10th, 2020|Summer Club 2020|Comments Off on Summer Club 2020 #14

Summer Club 2020 #13

Dear CCS Summer Club,   Hello! I’m Teacher Naima, former Redbud teacher and incoming assistant director at the Children’s Community School. Today’s Summer Club offering explores the different ways that mindfulness is a useful tool that all people, including your children, can actively use when they are feeling overwhelmed in their bodies, brains, or feelings. [...]

By |2020-08-07T14:06:45+00:00August 7th, 2020|Summer Club 2020|Comments Off on Summer Club 2020 #13

Summer Club 2020 #12

Dear CCS Summer Club, Hi!  I'm Teacher Carrie, CCS parent and Curriculum Coordinator.  Today we're going to be exploring using our imaginations to act out books with young children.  This is a fun activity for which you don't need any materials except a good story.  In my house, this activity has also helped to add [...]

By |2020-08-05T14:20:16+00:00August 5th, 2020|Summer Club 2020|Comments Off on Summer Club 2020 #12

Summer Club 2020 #11

Dear Summer Club Families Hi everyone! My name is Patricia (she/her) and I was a teacher in the Magnolia room this past year. Today I will be conducting a science experiment called 'Elephant's Toothpaste'. Elephant's Toothpaste is a form of sensory play. Learning/Content Area: Sensory play includes any activity that stimulates your young child's senses: [...]

By |2020-07-31T14:06:37+00:00July 31st, 2020|Summer Club 2020|Comments Off on Summer Club 2020 #11

Summer Club 2020 #10

Dear CCS Summer Club,  Hi everyone! My name is Maddie Hopfield (she/her) and I am a former Oak Teacher. Today I will be sharing a couple of imaginative movement games I’ve used as a dance teacher at CCS summer camp. While these games are great to play in large groups, they can also be adjusted [...]

By |2020-07-29T14:31:22+00:00July 29th, 2020|Summer Club 2020|Comments Off on Summer Club 2020 #10

Summer Club 2020 #9

Hi there, CCS Summer Club! I'm Teacher Alex (they/them or she/her) and I've been a Redbud and Oak teacher at CCS for three years. Today I'm going to paint a picture of things I see outside my bedroom window, by mixing different colors of paint together. This is a fun way to learn to identify [...]

By |2020-07-24T14:29:26+00:00July 24th, 2020|Summer Club 2020|Comments Off on Summer Club 2020 #9

Summer Club 2020 #8

Dear CCS Summer Club, I am Teacher Tyler and I have been in the Redbud room for the past two years. I am excited to share a book with you about emotions and how we express them. Kids (and adults) are having many big emotions right now and it is so important for kids to know that [...]

By |2020-07-22T14:50:23+00:00July 22nd, 2020|Summer Club 2020|Comments Off on Summer Club 2020 #8

Summer Club 2020 #7

Dear CCS Summer Club, This is Teacher Rachel. I've been a teacher in the Magnolia room for the past two years and today I'm excited to share a book that I put together from conversations we had with the Magnolia kids this spring. The book is made up of ideas kids had about things you [...]

By |2020-07-20T14:39:30+00:00July 20th, 2020|Summer Club 2020|Comments Off on Summer Club 2020 #7

Summer Club 2020 #6

Dear Families, My name is Teacher Octavia and I'm excited to be here with you at the CCS Summer Club!  Today I want to share a delight of mine for the summer months. Visiting the Aquarium in the summer is a very exciting trip for my family. It cannot only provide some real quality time [...]

By |2020-07-17T14:14:08+00:00July 17th, 2020|Summer Club 2020|Comments Off on Summer Club 2020 #6

Summer Club 2020 #5

Dear Families, This is Teacher Carrie, the CCS Curriculum Coordinator and parent to two CCS students.  Today we will be learning about the importance of Taking Alone Time for kids and grown-ups alike.  Kids may have all different feelings about spending time alone; it may feel relaxing, boring, relieving, scary, uncomfortable or fun depending on [...]

By |2020-07-15T14:23:03+00:00July 15th, 2020|Summer Club 2020|Comments Off on Summer Club 2020 #5
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