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Richland parents are actively involved with Reggio experiential learning in their own backyards! Recently, one  JK parent shared an image of “something magical” that she and her son saw right outside of their kitchen window:
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One JK student proudly shares his ‘identity panel‘ with his Dad, and his Teacher: “I wanted my Daddy to see my pictures because I wanted to show him what I made. I wanted him to see the beautiful work I did!”
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Some of our JK students, Sophia, Kian, Arjun and Zen, share the structure they built “for creatures to play and rest in,” complete with stairs, paths, tunnels and secret hiding places. “There are stairs for the frogs and lizards to go up and down. They 
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Two of our JK students share discoveries and observations about a frog’s shape, colour and details, as they have chosen to sketch a frog for a future water colour painting to depict their learning. At other centres, students build a pond scene using materials, such 
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Following the arrival of the Frog Egg Mass in the JK classroom, the children were amazed to learn that “There is jelly around the frog egg mass” and that “Each egg may turn into and develop a tadpole.” Even more enthralling for the JK students 
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With the much-anticipated arrival of the Frog Egg Mass in our JK classroom, the children observe the ‘aquarium’ and share their theories about “What the frog eggs would look like,” “Would the eggs be happy in their habitat?” and “How many would arrive in JK 
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As a follow-up to their initial investigation into Canadian coins, our JK children were re-asked, “What are coins?” and “What do you know about coins and money?” After making inquiries, observations and gaining further knowledge, some of their fascinating responses included:  “The coins are made 
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One JK student uses the left/right foot decals outside of her classroom to observe and problem-solve the task of putting her shoes on the correct feet.
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Recently, our JK students collaboratively created an elaborate impromptu building piece, later sharing their ‘stories’ and giving the experience full meaning for them: Zackary shared that, “We thought that we made a rainbow. We laid it down so that the animals could walk over and 
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Our JK students investigate volume and capacity by ‘experimenting’ with ‘green water.’ Their ‘testing’ involves pouring larger containers into smaller ones and smaller ones into larger beakers.By making the water colour green, the children are able to see the water flowing, pouring, and entering/exiting the 
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