Spring Growth at Grow With Me

Those seeds, so tenderly nurtured and planted this winter and early spring, are growing!  We have held a couple of open houses and welcomed some wonderful new families into the Grow With Me Cooperative!  Together, we have been busy.

Last weekend, under sunny, blue skies, many Grow With Me families came together to enhance our outdoor playspace.  We bravely pulled poison ivy, cut back thorns and limbs to create a child-sized tunnel through a ravine, where the kids love to run, along with their imaginations.  We moved our garden boxes to a sunnier patch where they await more soil and plants!  From a neighbor’s tree, we acquired a mound of stumps, which we rolled and carried to   create a sand pit.    At the end of our morning’s work, we enjoyed a potluck lunch and our children’s laughter as they jumped around on the stumps and dug in the sand pit we had just created, together.

This Saturday, June 2nd, we’ll host another Open House and welcome interested families to join us from 10:30 until noon!  We recommend reading our handbook to learn more about our program.  If you have additional questions, please contact us via our contact page or by phone, 337-4710.

We have also begun a second parent-led playgroup for 2 and 3 year olds.   The playgroup will meet this summer on Tuesdays from 10-12 and is led by parents who rotate through the roles of lead, snack and clean-up.  One week you stay with your child and the next, you drop them off.  If you are interested in joining this group, or would like more information, please email us via our contact page.

May your gardens, projects and dreams also grow strongly this spring!

Sowing Seeds for Fall

As the wheel of the year moves closer to spring, the sap begins to rise,  and the daffodils nod their yellow heads in the sunshine, a group of wonderful families have gathered to dream and co-create the pre-school program for the coming year.

The seeds, sown with enthusiasm and intention, continue to grow as we look for families who desire to be part of  a cooperative, nurturing play based program this fall.

We will hold our first open house next month on Saturday, March 31st from 10:30-11:30.  Join us to enjoy circle time and an activity,  as well as to play in our wonderful classroom  and outdoor spaces.

We are located at the Groce Methodist Church on Tunnel Road in East Asheville.  Our classroom is located behind the school, by the playground.

For more information and/or to RSVP, please leave a message on our contact page .

We hope to see you there!

Open House – Tuesday, August 30th

At our last open house, we celebrated the summer’s harvest!  We sang, told stories and had fun using vegetables to make stamp art!  We enjoyed meeting some wonderful children! and look forward to meeting more new friends at our next open house, Tuesday, August 30th from 10-noon.

Join us to enjoy circle time and an activity,  as well as to play in our wonderful classroom  and outdoor spaces.

We are located at the Groce Methodist Church on Tunnel Road in East Asheville.  Our classroom is located behind the school, by the playground.

For more information and/or to RSVP, leave a message on our contact page, or contact Katy at 337-4710.

We hope to see you there!

Open House – Thursday, August 18th

Join us at our Open House, Thursday, August 18th from 10-11 a.m.  to enjoy circle time and an activity,  as well as to play in our wonderful classroom  and outdoor spaces.

We are located at the Groce Methodist Church on Tunnel Road in East Asheville.  Our classroom is located behind the school, by the playground.

For more information and/or to RSVP, leave a message on our contact page, or contact Katy at 337-4710.

We hope to see you there!

Limited space available

As we approach our class start date, Sept. 7, we are happy to welcome new families into our community. We do have some limited availability for enrollment. The Preschool class is still accepting girls 3 & 4 years old, and the Kindergarten class has only two spaces for either a boy or girl 5-6 yo. If you would like more information or would like to visit our space and meet some of the parents and teachers, leave us a comment and we’ll get in touch!