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El Sol Summer Camp

The children at the summer camp were working on geography this week.    Continents and oceans and why it’s called the Artic Circle.    They know how to take turns and answer the questions.   Communicate with the hand.   

Writing from the Sea

Here’s proof that we have very observant writers in Read a Recipe.   The lucky children in Florida who get to the beach these days may see signs of nesting turtles near the dunes.  Come back next week to learn more.  

Learning About Herbs

  The students planted their herb garden! They enjoyed a healthy snack, made by them, of infused waters(mint and lemon, basil and lime) and fresh chive dip with chips. The students discussed different uses for the herbs and how they grow. We plan on using the herbs this summer during our sessions.

Baseball Season Again

It’s baseball season.   It brings to mind an exciting session we held some years ago in Jupiter.   The children went on a field trip–a true field trip–to Roger Dean Stadium. There,  the children met some key players and got the chance to run the bases.   Their stories told it all.   Thank

How Do Vegetables Grow?

  The students prepare the garden for planting. To get ready for planting the students created a human garden, discussing how different vegetables grow and where they should be planted in the physical space we have available in the garden. They sorted “themselves” between roots, leafy, vine and herbs. They prepared the soil and enjoyed

The Great Give: We Did It!

Many thanks to all those who supported us last Wednesday and contributed to the Great Give.   Your donations to RRL count.    We raised enough money to run a new Read a Recipe for Literacy program in Florida starting next September! Sincere thanks from all of us.    More to follow about the new