February 2016 Newsletter

Director News Can you believe that it's February already? Warmer weather seems to be right around the corner but don't forget to keep sending in coats, hats and gloves for those chilly days. We will go outside if temps are above freezing and the weather permits. It does not always warm up much by the time that we go outside for the morning. I … [Read more...]

January 2016 Newsletter – Epiphany Lutheran Nursery School

Director News Happy New Year everyone! Thank you so much to everyone that came to see our Christmas program. It was such a cute show and it looked like the kids had a great time. Also, thank you to all of you who sent in baked goods, gifts and cards for the holiday. It is truly appreciated by the whole staff. We feel so blessed to be able … [Read more...]

Autumn is Coming!

I am so exciting that Autumn is almost here! It is one of my favorite times of year and it also doesn't hurt that my birthday falls in the middle of the season either. Here are a few activities that you can do with your Preschooler to celebrate this wonderful time. Create a fun tablescape. At my house my children really enjoy when I create a fun … [Read more...]

Being Aware of your Surroundings with Preschoolers

Written by: Courtney Phillips - Lead Teacher Yellow Class With Teacher work in full swing my husband inquired: "Courtney are you locking your doors when you get to work?" "Yes" I said with my fingers crossed behind my back. I did not want to tell him that I had forgotten because I was too busy with posters, art supplies, my purse and other random … [Read more...]

Celebrating Diversity

When I began teaching at Epiphany Lutheran Nursery School, a child walked up to me and asked "Mrs. Phillips why are you brown?" I smiled and replied " because that's how God made me." As the year progressed I would have children inquire about my hair and rub my skin. This innocence was not insulting but refreshing. I realized that they were curious … [Read more...]

Tips for the First Day of Preschool

Having your child go to school for the first time ever can be very exciting and yet very stressful for both you and your child. I wanted to give you some suggestions for an easier transition that I have picked up from having been a preschool parent as well as witnessing 8 years worth of first days as a preschool teacher, assistant director and … [Read more...]