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2022/23 CALENDAR

We generally follow the Seattle Public Schools calendar.

IMPORTANT DATES:

2022/23 Program Year

September 12: First Day of School Year

October 10: Indigenous Peoples Day - No School

November 17: All School Salmon Day Outing!**

November 21 - 24: Family Week/Thanksgiving - No School

December 21- January 2nd: Winter Holiday - No School

January 16: MLK Jr. Day - No School

February 20-24: Family Week/Mid-Winter Break - No School

April 6th: All School Orchard Day Outing!**

April 10-13: Family Week/Spring Break - No School

May 29: Memorial Day - No School

June 14: All School Beach Day Outing!**

June 15: All School Last Day Celebration!

**All School Outings are subject to change due to weather/tides; we will communicate any changes as they arise.

 

2022/23 Monthly Saturday Party Events

October 14th: Autumn Party! 4-8pm

November 5th: Salmon Party! 10-2pm

December 10th: Holiday Party! 10-2pm

February 11th: Valentine's Day Party! 4:30-8pm

March 18th: Lil Leprechauns Party! 10-2pm

April 22rd: Earth Day Party! 10-2pm

May 13th Spring Party! 10-2pm

2023 Prospective Family Tours

  • February 11th: 2-4pm

  • March 4th: 10-2pm

  • April 1st: 10-2pm

2023 Summer Opportunities

SEATTLE

  • July Summer Session - July 10-28th

  • August Summer Session - July 31-August 18th

EDMONDS FARM & FOREST CAMPS

  • Week 1 - June 26-June 30th

  • Week 2 - July 3-July 7th

  • Week 3 - August 21-25th

  • Week 4 - August 28-September 1st

ADDITIONAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR OUR CURRENT FAMILIES

We are happy to offer monthly on-site Saturday group childcare. We'll have a snack & make a craft, but best of all, we get the chance to mix-it-up with students from different Little Garden classes and explore together! Cost is $50 per child, there is limited availability, see schedule above for exact dates and times.

THEME CALENDAR

SEPTEMBER

ALL ABOUT ME

-Feelings

-Little Garden Exploration

-Planting & Harvesting

OCTOBER

FALL / HARVEST
-Leaves
-Seeds/Cones/Nuts
-Apples/Corn/Pumpkins

NOVEMBER

ANIMALS IN MY NEIGHBORHOOD
-Animals in Trees, Dens, & Underground
-Dormancy & Hibernation
-Salmon

DECEMBER

DAY & NIGHT
-Nocturnal Animals
-Sun/Moon/Stars
-Winter Solstice

JANUARY

WINTER WEATHER
-Snow & Ice

FEBRUARY

THE ARCTIC

- Arctic Animals
- Arctic Indigenous Culture
-Northern Lights

 

MARCH

CARE FOR ME
-Body Systems
-Food Choices
-Consent
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CARE FOR OTHERS
-Family

-Kindness/Friendship

APRIL

CARE FOR MY COMMUNITY
-Essential Workers
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CARE FOR THE EARTH
-Recycle/Reuse
-Composting
-Keeping the Land & Sea Clean
-EARTH DAY

MAY

GARDEN
- Planting
- Seed Germination
- Parts of a Plant
- Flowers
- Pollinators & Decomposers

JUNE

REFLECTION MONTH

An opportunity to revisit our favorite books, songs, and activities from the last 9 months together.

JULY

SUMMER SESSION

3-Week Session with a surprise theme

AUGUST

SUMMER SESSION

3-Week Session with a surprise theme