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Building Literacy by Reading Aloud with Children

Posted by on Jun 18, 2017 in All Posts, Language Literacy Communication | 0 comments

Happy Sunday! One of the strengths of Two Wishes Child Care is our strong interest in and support of early literacy. Jen has been an avid devourer of literature from the age of four – she even has a letter floating around the house somewhere from her first grade teacher Mrs. Ratcliffe commending Jen on the discussion they had about Little Women. Our daily story time is an important part of our program. During our story time, we explore the weekly theme through books, engage in social...

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2017-W22 May 30th through June 2nd

Posted by on May 30, 2017 in Activities, All Posts, Menu | 0 comments

Reminder! On Thursday, have your child wear something red! Spinach by Grow It! Try It! Like It! [USDA] Children will look at spinach growing in the garden, have a spinach tasting party, eat spinach throughout the week, start spinach from seed, and continue to learn about MyPlate. They will spend time in the garden helping. Focus Letter & Number: U, u, Y, y, 3 Focus Shape: Triangle Focus Color: Red Focus Food: Spinach Grow It! Try It! Like It! by the USDA is a curriculum we use from May to...

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Announcing the SASE Program!

Posted by on May 26, 2017 in All Posts, QIP | 0 comments

We at Two Wishes Child Care care deeply about your family as an entire unit. We believe in the whole family approach to child care as highlighted in the Strengthening Families model. That is why we are very pleased to announce a new program to bridge and support families! Bring in self-addressed stamped envelopes to Two Wishes Child Care and place them in the “for caregiver” section of your mail folder. You can have as many envelopes as will fit (and as many different addresses as you want)!...

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2017-W18 May 1st through May 5th

Posted by on Apr 30, 2017 in Activities, All Posts, Menu | 0 comments

This week we have two holidays to celebrate! We will be making small May Day cones on the 1st and touching on Cinco de Mayo on the 5th. On Thursday, have your child wear something brown! New Mexico: The Land of Enchantment! by Jen Children will learn the location of New Mexico and some of its history. They will look at pictures and souvenirs from the Rothmeyers’ vacation to the state. They will learn more about the Ancient Pueblo People and Mogollon People, the desert and its animals and...

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Seeds of Extension Announcement

Posted by on Oct 29, 2016 in All Posts, QIP, Seeds of Extension Project | 0 comments

Hello everyone! Throughout the duration of the Two Wishes Child Care program, we have sent home puzzles, games, and art activities for children to do at their homes. We have finally formalized this project into the Seeds of Extension. Each month, an activity extending learning on one or more of our themes will be sent home with families. The Seeds of Extension project is free to full-time clients and is currently funded through tuition payments, but our hope is that eventually we will be able...

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Week of October 24-28: Not-so-Creepy Crawly Spiders!

Posted by on Oct 23, 2016 in Activities, All Posts | 0 comments

My super power of spider-sense tells me that it’s time for the week of the spider! Halloween is creeping around the corner, but we will be closed on October 31. That means we’ll be having our Halloween party early on Thursday, October 27. Children could come with their costumes, a Halloween-themed outfit, or a willingness to try on one of our costumes for a group picture. (Participation not required.)  Check below for a summary of our activities and meals this week. As always, we...

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