June 2, 2020

We often ask parents for feedback on how distance learning is going. The comments and suggestions are very useful. And encouraging.

But you know what else is encouraging? It's seeing the work students complete. Sometimes it is what is returned in the packets on Fridays....

May 18, 2020

Dear students, we know you miss being here. See how our 'edible school yard' has been changing while you've been gone!

Last week, the blackberry plants started showing their colors, and they are growing among the curry leaf plants!

May 16, 2020

It's been awhile, and many have wondered if Li'l Sprouts has closed due to the Coronavirus pandemic. We asked parents, and most of them wanted their children to have some activity during this period, and we came up with a solution!

Not just 'Zoom' --which is what many o...

March 26, 2020

This week due to the shut down, we want to stay connected with our students. That's why we are reaching out to you via Zoom!

Meanwhile, we think you'll see why you are missed!

A short message from the school yard!

March 15, 2020

Dear Parents,

Many school districts are closed, including Gilbert. After much thought we have decided to open school tomorrow, Monday, 16 March, 2020. In order to stay open here are some guidelines we would like you to follow.

DROP-OFF/PICK-UP: No siblings should enter t...

March 21, 2019

We took time to connect this morning at Li'l Sprouts. It was breakfast for Mums and Dads!

Sometimes it's good to hit the pause button and build community. After all, everyone passing through these classrooms are friends for life. 

Croissants, muffins, cookies and pl...

May 25, 2018

"I hate my mom's phone and I wish she never had one," said one second grader. 

Parents' cell phone addiction takes it's toll, often only visible through a child's eyes.

Read the article at USA Today.

May 22, 2018

A few weeks back the children worked on a project for which they classified everything edible in our school yard. 

They picked items, laid them out on paper and labeled them.

 Right now there's mint, chard, spinach, lemon grass, pennyworth, artichoke, celery, aspara...

May 19, 2018

Our Montessori garden has always been an extended classroom. There's so much to discover as fruit and vegetables we planted earlier in the year are now in season.

The peach tree is loaded, but the birds seem to get to them before the children --who have patiently watche...

December 7, 2017

It's shocking --but no surprise-- to see how young children are being sought after as social media customers.

Two days go Facebook announced this:

"Today, in the US, we’re rolling out a preview of Messenger Kids, a new app that makes it easier for kids to safely video ch...

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