Teddy Bear Teas Start May 1st

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During the month of May, fifteen Windham County elementary schools will open their doors to children 5 and under, 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. For more information, please contact Sandy Stark at Early Education Services (254-3742 ext.171 or at sstark@wsesu.org) or the school in your community.

Academy: Tuesday, May 23rd All School Sing @ 8:40 a.m. Tea to follow @ 9:10 a.m.

Dover: Thursday, May 4th @ 9:30 a.m.

Dummerston: Thursday, May 25th@ 1:30 p.m.

Green Street: Thursday, May 25th All School Sing @ 8:35 a.m. Tea to follow @ 9:05 a.m.

Guilford: Friday, May 5 th @ 1 p.m.

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Halifax: Monday, May 1st @ 1 p.m.

Jamaica: Thursday, May 4 th @ 1:30 p.m.

Marlboro: Friday, May 12th @ 1:00 p.m.

NewBrook: (Brookline & Newfane) Thursday, May 18 th @ 1 p.m.

Oak Grove: Wednesday, May 24th All School Sing @ 8:35 a.m. Tea to follow @ 9:05 a.m.

Putney: Wednesday, May 3rd@ 9:30 a.m.

Townshend: Tuesday, May 30th @ 1:30 p.m.

Twin Valley Elementary: (Whitingham & Wilmington) Wednesday, May 24th @ 1:00 p.m.

Vernon: Monday, May 15th @ 10:30 a.m.

Wardsboro: Monday, May 8th@ 10 a.m.