Robin’s Nest of Carbondale

Robin’s Nest is an academic early learning program that serves children ages 6 weeks to 12 years of age.

Menu for the week

“Good teachers know how to bring out the best in students.”

Who doesn’t like to play with a little fire with adult supervision?
We used China circles.
Colored with sharpie.
Dripped alcohol
Set it on fire
And Walla!!!! An amazing pattern was made for our classroom wind chime!
Time for Jason to string up!

Our finished project!
Great job school Age!!

Robin’s Nest of Carbondale's cover photo

Ice Cream Truck is coming!!!!
Every Friday at 2:45
Starting June 12
We will be adding $ 1.00 to each child’s account and enjoying a tasty cool treat COVID style:
Each group will come out collect ice cream- sit on a blanket and enjoy as a group- 15 feet away from another group.

In Best Nest, we have been working on making a cardboard tube city! Using different sizes, we started off by painting all of the tubes black! Stay tuned to see our finish product as we cut, shape, and add details!

🦖🦕🦴This week in Energy Bus, we learned all about Dinosaurs. Stomp through the photos below to see what we did!🦖🦕 🦴

New from DCFS
You will need a mask on when you are dropping your child off in any licensed center in the state of Illinois.

Furthermore: every child will need to have a mask labeled with their name for classroom use. We will wash daily at the end of the day.

I am sorry this is last minute: I just got this information at 4:30

Last week in Pigeon we learned "All About Me!"

A meeting of the minds is what makes our team the best! Always know your concerns are important to us and are discussed with the team so we can better serve you and your family!!

Buzz, Quack, Ribbit! Come see what our friends in Ocean in Commotion are up to this week.

Whoever You Are took on “ All about me & diversity ! 🤓 Learning about Ourselves and our friends! We had lots of fun ! 🥳

Scratch art
Another way to see the world with color and imagination!

Working on our masterpiece in school age!!

Green Monster had a good time with the colors red, white and blue last week. Come take a look!!

Here at Robin’s Nest we watch for “teachable moments,” and are ready to help children develop new skills that build on existing skills.

Today in Best Nest, we continued painting and designing our chair and wooden blocks! They’re turning out very colorful!

First steps are exciting milestones!!

Colors, colors everywhere! Love Monster learned about colors last week ❤️🧡💛💚💙

Tomorrow school age will start learning about glass art: blowing glass, how glass is made & how it is used today.

One of the world’s most respected glass artists, 80-year-old Lino Tagliapietra Blowing, stretching, and wielding molten glass in the hot shops, he’ll craft both small and large pieces, keeping an eye open for opportunities to innovate. Take a look at what we will be learning about!!

Life cycles in our classrooms: how do we teach love for nature? Hands on care and respect!

Learning a new technique of painting: white wash!
Making a chair for our front entry!

Here’s a small snapshot of what we’ve been up to at the Nest!

Robin’s Nest of Carbondale's cover photo

Red Nose Day with some extra fun!
I had as much fun as they did!
I have the best job in the world!

🌊🦈🐳🐬This week in Energy Bus we learned all about the Ocean! Splash through the photos below to see what we did!🌊🦈🐳🐬

Today was Red Nose Day! We loved getting our faces painted and wearing red noses!

Next weeks menu!

The Sun 🌞 is shining! Our Love Monster friends are enjoying the weather before the rainy days 🌨 Playing outside helps a lot with gross motor skills.

A snap shot of learning!
Robin’s Nest team doing what they do best!❤️

Robin’s Nest of Carbondale's cover photo

Commotion in the Ocean Team Assemble!! ✨
This week was just "SUPER"!

Take a look at our fun in Pigeon last week!!

I made these paints sticks for our school age project- then I realized... why not everyone!!
Pre-k has some long distance creativity today!

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312 Wall Street
Carbondale, IL

Opening Hours

Monday 06:00 - 18:00
Tuesday 06:00 - 18:00
Wednesday 06:00 - 18:00
Thursday 06:00 - 18:00
Friday 06:00 - 18:00
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