Studio Red 2017-18

Studio Red: week 10

Dear Studio Red, This week we found seeds in pumpkins and sorted through the seeds left in our big box! Love, Lauri and Emily OUR WEEK IN PARTS INDOOR EXPLORE How do acorns, stones, and wire

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Studio Red: week 9

Dear Studio Red, This week we said goodbye to Toady.  Nancy will bring her back to her home in Stacy’s backyard.  What did you love most about Toad?  What did you learn about her? Love, Lauri

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Studio Red: week 8

Dear Studio Red, This week so many of you acted out a story about dogs.  What do you know about dogs? Love, Lauri and Emily OUR WEEK IN PARTS INDOOR EXPLORE last week we went on

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Studio Red: week 7

Dear Studio Red, This week we continued to break natural objects apart to learn about them.  Can you find more seeds at home? Love, Lauri and Emily OUR WEEK IN PARTS INDOOR EXPLORE more children play

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Studio Red: week 6

Dear Studio Red, This week we released our last butterfly.  What is one memory you will hold of the monarchs? Love, Lauri and Emily OUR WEEK IN PARTS INDOOR EXPLORE As you visit our studio over

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Studio Red: week 5

Dear Studio Red, What is one memory of Studio Red you can share with your family?  If you need help remembering, look below!  We did so much! Love, Lauri and Emily OUR WEEK IN PARTS INDOOR

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Learning Stories

Learning is happening all around us and we work to capture this process in many ways.  As we document learning, we are always telling a story.  These stories are subjective and when we share them with

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Studio Red: week 4

Dear Studio Red, What did you figure out this week? Love, Lauri and Emily OUR WEEK IN PARTS INDOOR EXPLORE Kaya shares his small block structure with Jackson. Liz, Charlie, and Miles find a cozy spot

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Studio Red: week 3

Dear Studio Red, We hope you enjoy sharing your sketchbooks together this weekend.  We know how excited you were to bring them home!  Please remember to find a special place for them at home to help

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Sustained Shared Thinking

In our efforts to reveal learning, we create opportunities for children to see each other. In group conversations, intimate individual moments and small groups, we strive to reveal what a child does, says and represents. In

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Studio Red: week 2

Hello Studio Red, We look forward to hearing about what strikes you as you view this week’s newsletter! Love, Lauri and Emily OUR WEEK IN PARTS INDOOR EXPLORE Our first small groups met this week.  Small

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Studio Red: week 1

Our first three days were filled with learning and teaching, with play and joyful discoveries. Together we began figuring out our new routines, for both our long and shorter days. We introduced ourselves and greeted the

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“I think we solved the problem!” Vivian

Turns out constructing a pool IS hard work. It has been wonderful to see small groups of children working together towards this end, encountering problems, negotiating solutions with the larger group, and ultimately constructing something that

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If I had a hammer…

I’d hammer in the morning… Nails can bend too.  So, you might want to be careful.  Graeme Cuz it’s in the crack, and if it sticks we’re going to pull them out like this(using the claw). 

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“They’re chrysalises!”

A provocation of a large cut tree limb, clay, bark and sticks was presented to the children. We are often surprised and delighted by what evolves with these simple, yet thoughtful invitations. On this day Birdie

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