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Monthly Archives: October 2013

Shadows, Similes, Eric Carle, and Plarn!

This week at Co-op we were in many moods with a spooky shadow puppet lesson, thoughtful plarn community service lesson, creating art in the style of Eric Carle, and learning about similes! Muons The Muons participated in a community service project today. They made a giant ball of plarn(plastic yarn)and did some crocheting for the […]

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Pumpkins, Columbus, and Legos

October 17, 2013 Pumpkins played center stage in Co-op last Thursday.  Math, drama, art, writing…  learning is so fun with a pumpkin!  Christopher Columbus also made several appearances~ even as a lego!  Although attendance was down due to illness and life happenings, our group kept the magic going!  This group truly works as a team. […]

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Animal Autumn Adventures at Co-op

Last Thursday, four legged creatures were all the buzz at The Community Co-op!  The muons welcomed a new (furry) friend, the quarks/protons went on a bear hunt, and the neutrons explored a cave!  Read on to learn of our adventures. MUON MAGIC Today, the Muons constructed a cardboard maze for a live white mouse which […]

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Balloon Math, a Purple Crayon, and Constructing the Eiffel Tower

October 3, 2013 MUON MAGIC        The Muons were given a challenge to analyze photos of a popular global landmark, plan its reconstruction with hand drawn diagrams, and construct a scale model of the landmark using cardboard and packaging tape, in one hour. We settled on the Eiffel Tower and the Muons began to sketch out […]

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First Full Day of Co-op!

Last Thursday, our families came together and officially started the 2013-2014 year of Co-op with class!  And classes!  Atoms, Protons, Quarks, Neutrons, Electrons, and Muons followed what will soon be routine Thursday schedules and learned a thing or two from parent leads (and from each other).  Here is a taste of some of what took […]

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