5254 NE 18th Ave, Portland, OR 97211 ~ 503-750-0500


  • Schedule
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    Creative/Free Play and Art Projects
  • ~ a wide variety of art materials and clay available through the morning
  • ~ teacher-led music, yoga, or exercise class available in the morning
  • 9:00-10:20
  • Circle Time
  • ~ greetings, stories, songs, music, or movement activities
  • 10:20-10:30
  • Handwashing and Snacks
  • 10:30-10:45
  • Outdoor Play
  • 10:45-11:30
  • Handwashing and Lunch
  • 11:30-12:00
  • Table Time/Shared Reading & Writing Activities
  • 12:00-12:30
  • Music / Storytime
  • 12:30-12:50
  • Pick Up
  • 12:50

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  • A variety of sensory, open-ended learning opportunities such as clay, sand, water, gardening, baking, mixing, pouring, sorting, etc.
  • A variety of art mediums and activities such as finger paints, water paints, tempura paints, glue, feathers, collage, pencils, markers, crayons, flubber, sculpture, etc.
  • Music making, singing, movement, dance, and yoga including gross and fine motor activities. I have been leading music groups with young children for many years and have a wide repertoire of songs, rhymes, and movement activities. I also play guitar and have a large selection of instruments the children can explore.
  • Free, unstructured play time to build, nurture, make believe, "cook", work on puzzles, dress up, string beads, sort objects, imagine, and create 
  • Group and individual story times and storytelling
  • Emergent literacy activities 
  • Daily playtime in a spacious yard with a large sand box, organic gardens, a strawberry patch, blueberries, and a pear and cherry tree
  • No television, movies, computer, commercialized or electronic toys
  • Integrated academics