Week 11: December 3rd - 7th
ON OUR CALENDARS
11/26-12/6 Talbot’s Toyland Shopping Weeks
12/4 Third Alumni Class Meeting
12/6 Talbot’s Toyland Sip and Shop, 7-9pm
12/10 CPR Class, 7-9pm
12/24-1/4 Little Wonders CLOSED for Winter Holidays
DISCUSSION CYCLE 5 - CONTINUED
This week continues our discussion about Big Feelings with the AM classes (excluding Fri AM) and Discipline Techniques with the PM, Evening, and Friday AM classes. Staff will post handouts to Konstella.
SPRING SEMESTER CLASSES
January will be here before we know it, along with the Spring Semester and two new classes available to families. For parents with little ones 9-14 months as of January 1, 2019, we will have a Thursday PM2 class held on Thursdays from 2:30-4:30. Our New Spring Baby Play for families with 3-9 month olds as of January 1, 2019, will be offered on Tuesdays 12:30-2 PM. Both these classes will start the week of January 21st. Stay tuned for registration information.
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WANTED: TECHNOLOGY CHAIR FOR REMAINDER OF YEAR
Are YOU well-organized, detail-oriented, and technologically savvy (i.e. have knowledge of HTML or equivalent website development software). We have an amazing Technology team that needs a team leader who can direct a team and attend monthly Board meetings. You will work in partnership with other Board members and be the primary point of contact for tech needs. This is a Board position so you are directly involved in the running of this program and will be working with an amazing group of parents. For the full Board description please see http://www.littlewonders.org/board-jobs. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested.
SHEILA’S PHOTOS ARE HERE
The FALL PHOTOS from photo sessions with Sheila are up on Zenfolio! You can view them, here. PW: smiles (no caps). Purchase and use the following Discount Promo Codes! The codes are good until December 31st.
Buy 5 digital downloads for $90- LWFALL5 (essentially 25% off, or roughly buy 4, get 1 free)
20% off all orders over $100- LWFALL20
15% off all orders over $75- LWFALL15
10% off all orders over $50- LWFALL10
Buy ALL digital images for $125!
If purchasing the entire set of digital images, please go to and complete this form. Upon completing this form and the corresponding payment, you will be emailed a code from the Photography Manager that will allow you to download the entire set of images from the Zenfolio website. Please allow up to 4 days for this code to be sent back to you. Any questions can be directed at email@example.com
TALBOT’S TOYLAND - FINAL SHOPPING WEEK
When: Now through December 6th
Get a jump start on your holiday shopping and support Little Wonders at the same time! Little Wonders families and friends who shop at Talbot's Toyland in downtown San Mateo during this period can mention the school and the store will give 10% of those sales back to Little Wonders.
Special Adult Sip and Shop Event at Talbots Toyland - Thursday, December 6th, 7-9pm
Please join us for a special adult only shopping night Thursday, December 6th from 7-9pm at Talbots Toyland. Bring your family, friends and neighbors and find that special toy for your little wonder. Light snacks and refreshments will be provided. Talbots will give 10% of sales from the event back to Little Wonders. We look forward to seeing you there!
LIFEMOVES GIVING TREE
‘Tis the season of giving! The LifeMoves holiday tree is up in the Little Wonders classroom until December 14th. We will be starting with 88 wishes for families in housing crisis. If you are interested in participating in this holiday gift drive, please select a gift tag from the tree and claim it on the sign-up sheet located near the tree. Bring the requested (unwrapped) gifts back to the Little Wonders classroom by December 14th with the wish tag attached. Gifts will be delivered to the San Mateo LifeMoves shelter on December 17th.
Thanks to all who have ordered and done Keepsakes. This effort will net the program close to $4,500 which is fantastic!!! Invoices are being sent out and we appreciate prompt payment. We still have a few items and Mireille is happy to do these this week. Email her directly at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested.
Thanks to the 10 people who signed up for CPR. Class will be held on Monday December 10th from 7-9 PM here in the classroom. Be sure to submit payment, and to complete the online portion prior to class if you want certification. We will hold another class in February!
SCHOLASTIC DECEMBER DEALS
This is our final order for this calendar year! Orders are due by Sunday December 4th in order to receive the books by holiday break. Please remember to order through website www.scholastic.com/bookclubs and use code GKC39. LOTS of great stocking stuffers!
Baby number two on the way? Check out our latest blog post with tips for handling pregnancy with a toddler, plus ideas for preparing your first born for their new sibling.
REIMBURSEMENT POLICY UPDATE
We are updating our online reimbursement process. Until we have a new process in place, please use the paper reimbursement forms located in the Treasurer’s box. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you so much for your patience.
QUOTE OF THE WEEK
Child: Look, look in my eyes!
Adult: What is in your eyes?
Child: Tears! Tears rolling down!
Have you heard something hilarious or poignant in class recently? Send your “quote of the week” to email@example.com.
Website password: Wonder18
ShutterFly: https://littlewonders.shutterfly.com/ (pw: LWFamily)
Support Little Wonders while you shop!
Amazon Affiliate: Click here!
ShutterFly/TinyPrints Affiliate: http://littlewonders.shutterflystorefront.com/
Scholastic Books: www.Scholastic.com/bookclubs, Activation code “GKC39”