Happenings


Children’s House in the news

Children’s House Preschool, 
Elaine McCarthy & Michael Knuckey Children’s House Preschool, a red school barn, stands proudly in North Boulder. Elaine McCarthy and Michael Knuckey, both award-winning teachers, operate this non-profit experiential option for preliminary education. On a typical day, […]


Kale Chips

Kale Chips – a sensory experience

Kale chips are a long time favorite, and while they can be bought pre-made and prepackaged, there is nothing difficult enough that a 3 yr old can’t help make fresh ones with you. One of the greatest things about using […]


Beans and math

One easy cooking activity for children is preparing green beans for snack.  The first step is to top and tail the beans, which is a great way to teach self control as children need to resist the urge to cut […]

Beans

Holiday donation opportunity

Do you know a family that could use some extra holiday cheer? Nominate a deserving family today to be sponsored by Amy G Law for the holiday season. As part of the firm’s initiative to give back to the community […]


Summer Days and Summer Nights

We are finishing up our Story Book Journey of Summer Days and Summer Nights this week. This book has given us the opportunity to explore our world in and out of the classroom with a close look at insects, birds,bees, […]


Bug Discovery

Bug Discovery

The teachers planned a trip to the garden for a bug discovery with our afternoon class. Teachers packed tools: scissors to cut lettuce and plastic clam shells to observe bugs. We bring paper, markers and clipboards on all our adventures, […]


Breaded Yellow Squash Rings

With the abundance of fresh vegetables that we grow, or get donated to our school over the harvest season, we are always looking for ways to involve children in the cooking of new snacks.  When the children get involved in […]

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Eclipse at Children’s House Preschool

Eclipse activities filled Children’s House on Monday. Students arrived eager to understand the event, prepared with eclipse glasses or even some pinhole viewers made at home. Several students made their own viewers in art, using cardboard boxes and tinfoil, while […]


Earth Day

Garden Day Earth Day

Earth Day is a wonderful opportunity to invite families out to our school garden to prepare the plot for the season.  Earlier in April we had spent a day preparing the soil and planting some of the cold hardy seeds, […]