This week our “Explorers” went on a Safari adventure to see lions and tigers at In Sync Exotics in Wylie. Although a little warm outside, the kids really had a good time. In Sync Exotics is a non profit BIG Cat rehabilitation and rescue facility. The oldest lion was 22 years old ( lions only live about 18 years in the wild)! These folks really do a great job taking care of the animals and keeping them safe. Thank you In Sync for sharing your passion for these amazing creatures with us!
We have partnered with Brightwheel which is an app that delivers your child’s day in real time. The app updates live with photos, activities, meal time, nap time, special events, and more! You can see how and what your children are doing all throughout the day in great detail. With this new tool you will…
Our kids were entertained by a local magician at the school. Rick Morrill who has been entertaining kids for 20 years had a plethora of magic tricks up his sleeve to keep the kids engaged. His show was interactive and kid-friendly. Thank you Rick for stopping by!
Oak Brook School has partnered with Collin County Moms Blog to create awareness about our school. Check out the blog at http://collincounty.citymomsblog.com/allen/when-you-want-more-than-daycare/
A huge thank you to Plano Dance Theater for coming in today to teach us some new moves. The team of 3 were magnificent and even allowed the children to put on mini performances for the staff! We are so excited to get the opportunity to work with them in the future.
Our School age program wrote, directed, and starred in their own puppet shows last Friday! Children created sock puppets , and intertwined the weekly curriculum summer theme of ” Skiing/Mountains” into their storytelling! We loved their creativity! Great job explorers!
For over a century, scholars have recognized that summer vacation is a period when students’ rate of academic development declines relative to the school year. If not actively reading, writing, children lose academic skills during the summer months. Statistics show students generally lose about 2 months of reading achievement. During the summer months, all children…