Teddy Bear Teas throughout the month of May
BRATTLEBORO >> During the month of May, 15 Windham County elementary schools will open their doors to children 5 and younger and their parents, caregivers, early educators, and teddy bears.
Children are invited to bring their favorite teddy bears — other favorite stuffed animals are welcome of course — for a short party called a "Teddy Bear Tea." Adults, children, and bears will meet staff, listen to a story or two, visit with other families and do a craft. Special teddy bear cookies, made by RSVP Volunteers and Brattleboro Union High School students, and other snacks will be provided. These snacks are made possible through a donation from the Mary Meyer Corporation.
Teddy Bear Teas are designed to encourage an open and trusting partnership between home and school. They also are a chance for families to connect with their community. The Teddy Bear Teas are co-sponsored by Early Education Services and Windham County elementary schools. They are funded in part by Building Bright Futures.
At Vernon Elementary School on Tuesday, May 3, at 10:30 a.m.; at Putney Elementary School on Wednesday, May 4, at 10 a.m.; at the Dover Elementary School on Thursday, May 5, starting at 9:30 a.m.; at Guilford Elementary School on Friday, May 6, at 1 p.m.; in Brattleboro at Academy School on Tuesday, May 7, preceded by an All School Sing at 8:40 a.m. and the Teddy Bear Tea at 9:10 a.m.; at Wardsboro Elementary School on Tuesday, May 10, at 10 a.m.; at Twin Valley Elementary School in Wilmington on Wednesday, May 11, at 1 p.m.; st Jamaica Elementary School on Thursday, May 12, 10 a.m.; at NewBrook Elementary School in Newfane on Thursday, May 12 at 1 p.m.; at Marlboro Elementary School on Friday, May 13, 1 p.m.; in Brattleboro at Oak Grove School on Wednesday, May 18, starting with an All School Sing at 8:35 a.m., followed by the Teddy Bear Tea at 9:05 a.m.; at the Dummerston School on Thursday, May 19, starting at 1:30 p.m.; in Brattleboro at Green Street School on Thursday, May 19, starting with an All School Sing at 8:35 a.m., followed by the Teddy Bear Tea at 9:05.; at Halifax Elementary School on Monday, May 23, at 1 p.m.; at Halifax Elementary School on Monday, May 23 at 1 p.m.; and at Townshend Elementary School on Tuesday, May 24 at 1:30 p.m.
For more information, please contact Sandy Stark at Early Education Services at 802-254-3742, ext.171, or firstname.lastname@example.org, or the school in your community.
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