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31Oct

Field Trip to Underwood Family Farms 

An amazing outing for each child to collect pumpkins and to learn how they are grown.

Making Delicious Pumpkin Soup

 

The children are learning how to wash and cut vegetables and how to stir the soup, so that they can have a wholesome experience from harvesting to eating.

 

 

 

Crafting Halloween Creatures

 

…is the most fun!

 

 

Be Enchanted on Halloween at Tivoli

Fairies and mystical enchantment is the magic that the world needs. An enchanted evening with beautiful music and dance, love and caring for the world and its beings , offers precious moments in time for the whole family.

01Oct

 

The kids were wrapped in the first theme of the school year: APPLES.

It was all about: apple stories, apple movement circles, apple cake, apple sauce and apple tree paintings. The children at Tivoli were painting what they experienced during circle time. A part of our “apple circle” you can find right in their paintings! With an apple tree, baskets and harvesting farmers! 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The children created all together a big apple tree and used foot prints as leaves, squishy foam prints as apples and a strong brown stem painted with big brushes.

20Sep

This year we’ve had quite a few youngsters starting here at Tivoli. Since we are a Waldorf-inspired preschool, we offer the same warmth, support and love as they would have at home, so transitions are easier. With that said, the children still have to learn to be without their parents and are getting used to the rhythm here at Tivoli. We acknowledge and support the feelings that the children have and with care and love we help them to move through those feelings.

11Sep

BIBABUTZEMANN is welcoming everyone back to Tivoli! 

I hope you all had a wonderful vacation time.

The new school year started well. Everyone is getting into the daily and weekly Tivoli rhythm and we all are getting to know each other. The new children are adjusting and the older ones are very helpful in the process to support the new and younger ones.

We are looking forward to the new year with all of the planned activities, field trips and festivals.

We will update you on all of our exciting and fun activities: so stay posted!

16Jun

Our Father’s Day celebration was so much fun! We all got a tour of Fire Station #5 in Santa Monica and even got to see them get a call and go out to put out a fire!

 

 

 

 

 

 

After our station visit, we went on a picnic at Cloverfield Park. We showered them with a special verse, cupcakes, kale salad and bread that we made right here at Tivoli! Everyone enjoyed the food made with love from the children. After our picnic, the children played tug of war with the dads and the teachers.

 

 

 

 

 

 

As a special surprise, the children also made Father’s Day cards. We made a special trip to the mailbox to make sure our cards were delivered by Sunday.

18May

Traditions are important to keep and hold dearly. The Maydance around the Maypole, at our Mayfair at Tivoli Rainbow Garden Preschool, is one of those. It carries us thought the year and brings us joy and reference for the seasons! AND many happy memories!

10May

To honor our Tivoli Mamas the children backed cakes, made kale salad, pressed oranges for Mimosas and served tea. The Mamas were so excited to be spoiled by their children. They also learned a beautiful Mother’s day verse, made flower pots and decorated stone hearts. We are all grateful to have our Mamas around to celebrate.

24Apr

We had a wonderful Easter celebration this year at the new location. Everyone was involved even the Mamas and Papas were joining in the egg walk and loved the  reverential feeling at the puppet theater show called ” Der Ostermond”. We had a magical easter bunny come and visit to lay special treats in the children’s handmade/grown spring baskets. Even the eggs, from our chickens Bobbie and Frida,  got painted and placed in the baskets for the children. It was truly a beautiful surprise for everyone and we had so much fun!

22Mar

A fun day visiting an amazing rescue program in Santa Clarita: The Gentlebarn                                                                                                                        https://www.gentlebarn.org

The Tivoli comunity had an educational day meeting the animals despite the rain.

 

04Mar

Fashing is a tradition where we are pushing out the dark winter days and grim winter spirits. Welcoming spring time with happy costumes, masks, yummy food and dancing.