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What’s Going on at Turrell?

Constellations

Constellations

Constellations light up the evening sky. Our homemade constellations light up these little faces!...
Fun with Cardboard Boxes

Fun with Cardboard Boxes

Did you know that the humble old cardboard box is in the National Toy Hall of Fame? “With nothing more than a little imagination, boxes can be transformed into forts or houses, spaceships or submarines, castles or caves. Inside a big cardboard box, a child is...
Block Building

Block Building

Preschool 1B loves when families share recycled materials with our class. These preschool engineers built an entire city based on some very cool packing supplies!
Books on the Playground

Books on the Playground

We love our outdoor library – a shady corner of our playground, comfy blankets and a big bucket of books! A fun place to hang out all summer long....
Cause and Effect

Cause and Effect

We reached our goal! We teach “cause and effect” with many child centered activities here at our center. Every time we help our little ones recognize a relationship between two things, or when we demonstrate that one event is a result of another....
Summer Camp

Summer Camp

Singing and dancing our way through Mexico! Festivities included a homemade piƱata made from paper mache....
Featured Family

Featured Family

This month’s featured family… We started at Turrell in April of 2014, after about 15 months at another local daycare center. Change is always difficult, and even though we were unhappy with our original center, we were nervous about making the switch. I...