Happy Times April 2023

Themes & Books

This month we will learn about Butterflies, Ladybugs, Caterpillars, and Bumble Bees. We will read Where Butterflies Grow, Over in the Garden, Inch by Inch, and The Bumble Bee.


Bring it: A toy or book about butterflies – All Week 4/3-4/7 | A flower from your garden 4/10 | An apple for the very hungry caterpillar 4/18.

Egg decorating 4/3: We will provide fake eggs for Infants, Tiny Tots and Toddlers. Preschool parents please bring 4 hard boiled eggs on Monday 4/3 for us to decorate at school.  Reminders will be sent home.

Staff Development Training 4/4 & 4/5: Hands-on preschool math activities that make learning fun! | Every month our teachers learn something new, takes a look at something old from a new perspective, reinforces and reinvigorates previous education and training, or just have some hands-on fun through our regular training programs. |  Learn more about our happy teachers here.

Spring Photos 4/4 & 4/5 9-12: 4/4 Infants & Toddlers, 4/5 Preschool (Cap & Gown for Busy Bees!) Please complete order form and include payment by picture day. Look for proofs within 4 weeks. Return for refund if any problems. You can either have your child wear his/her photo outfit or send an outfit to change into. Graduating Busy Bees will take their graduation pictures in full caps & gowns provided by the school. | If your child can’t make the designated day, let us know and we’ll make sure the pictures are taken on the other day.   Sample Envelope and prices. (If an order form was not completed one pose will be taken and proofs will be provided within 4 weeks.) 

Spring Party 4/7: Infants, Tiny Tots & Toddlers look for signup sheet for spring party items to bring. Preschoolers will receive a notice on what to bring to the party. Dress in spring colors!

4/18 Parent Social @ 4:00-5:00 pm: Mommies and Daddies come join us outside on your child’s campus for some fun outdoor socialization & activities. The party starts at 4:00 for Infants, Tiny Tots, Toddlers, & Preschoolers. No mask or proof of immunization and boosters needed.

Wear it: Something black and yellow 4/26.

Shhhhh. Surprise Readers: We have been having a lot of fun with our parents visiting as surprise readers. If you would like to participate, please arrange with your child’s teachers or Sign up here. Please make sure to wear your mask.


Spring Change of Clothes: Please make sure your child has at least one complete set of extra spring clothes & shoes. Don’t forget to label everything.

Wear Sunscreen Everyday: It’s Sunscreen Time! If you’ve stopped applying daily sunscreen, it’s time to get back into the swing of things. Children (10 months- 6yrs)  should come to school wearing an SPF 30 or more on all exposed areas of the skin. If you would like us to re-apply a medication form must be completed. We also recommend wearing a hat. We will be having a lot of outdoor fun!  (Always consult your child’s physician.)

COVID Vaccine: Lots of children have already received the COVID vaccine. If your child hasn’t received it yet, it’s time to get it ASAP. They are available to everyone 6 months of age and older. Parents have reported no major issues with getting the vaccine. Please protect your child and get the vaccine ASAP before all the holiday gatherings are in full swing. 🙂

If your child has received any COVID vaccinations, please go into your Parent Portal page and add the dates to your child’s immunization record.  Thank you.

Illness Policy: We follow a strict written Illness Policy. PLEASE keep your child home if they are sick. It is important to keep the children & staff healthy.

Sheets & Blankets: All children must have a sheet & blanket for nap time everyday.  Please make sure to send a sheet & blanket at the start of the week.  Please have your child’s name printed on them.  Thank you!

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