The Goddard School

Welcome to The Goddard School! Our goal is to be a resource for families and a community where parents can share information and learn from each other.

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12/23/2022

Make hot chocolate even more magical by creating your own hot cocoa bombs! You’ll love watching your children’s reactions as the chocolate melts and marshmallows magically appear.

Visit our website for the full recipe: https://bit.ly/3iDATF7

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Bring the outdoors inside this season with a cozy campsite your little ones will enjoy!

• Blankets and chairs to make a tent
• Couch cushions and sleeping bags
• A playlist of nature sounds
• Camp snacks (air fryer toasted marshmallows, anyone?)
• Games and stories
• Flashlights
• “Wild” animals
• A pretend campfire

For more fun indoor activities, visit our website: https://bit.ly/3iDATF7

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How it started vs. how it’s going…😅

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’Tis the season for spreading good cheer, and Goddard Schools love giving back to their local communities. From food drives to coat collections, Goddard School families go above and beyond to make the holidays extra special for those in need.

Check out some of our favorite ways to practice the art of giving: https://bit.ly/3PfQwiw

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These little learners are getting into the holiday spirit! What’s your family’s favorite holiday tradition? Tell us in the comments below!
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Charitable giving at The Goddard School® happens all year long. From 5ks to food drives and lemonade stands, check out our website to see some of the ways Goddard Schools give back: https://bit.ly/3HjbWsX

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What foods are on your little one’s “suddenly-I-don’t-like-it” list?

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Check out some of the ways Goddard Schools practice gratitude. We’re grateful to have so many amazing people in our Goddard family! What are you grateful for this year?

11/22/2022

Your child can help you decorate for the season by making a mosaic wreath. It’s a great way for them to get creative while strengthening their fine motor and pre-writing skills.

Check out our website for the full instructions and more fall activities: https://bit.ly/3AC6SM1

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Excuse the mess. They're making memories 🙃

11/09/2022

Happy STEAM Day! At Goddard, the smallest everyday items, such as toothpicks and gumdrops, help teach children big ideas like engineering as they work to build a sturdy bridge. To find out more about science, technology, engineering, arts and math education at Goddard, find a School near you! https://bit.ly/3EeWiNp

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There’s still time to register for our free Parenting with Goddard webinar on November 15 at 8 PM ET. Drs. Lauren Starnes and April Poindexter will discuss how families can teach children about gratitude and giving back — just in time for the holidays!

Register today on our website!

Join us on November 15 at 8 PM ET for a free Parenting with Goddard webinar hosted by our SVP and Chief Academic Officer, Lauren Starnes, and Director of Early Childhood Education Programs, April Poindexter. Drs. Starnes and Poindexter will discuss how to teach children about gratitude and giving back — just in time for the holiday season!

Head over to our website to register now: https://bit.ly/3Rv8EVJ

11/02/2022

The cuteness just continues! ☀️🍂

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There are so many ways to learn with leaves! We can measure with them, explore them in a sensory bag, and paint with them! 🍂

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Bring the season inside by creating a fall-themed sensory bag! Your little ones will love squishing and poking the bag, which helps them develop communication and fine motor skills.

Check out our website for instructions on how to make your own: https://bit.ly/3DxIY6r

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With a few simple materials, you can make your own fall-themed sensory bag that your little ones will love! Sensory bags help your children develop communication and fine motor skills.

Check out The Goddard School® website for instructions on how to make your own: https://bit.ly/3DxIY6r

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BEST DRESSED?! Help choose the best dressed Goddard teacher from Halloween & our Fall Festival. “Like” the picture to submit your vote!
**Voting ends 11/1 at 6pm**

10/31/2022

Such a sweet treat from a sweet family 🖤🎃

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🧡🖤 CONGRATULATIONS 🖤🧡
The votes are in and… We had a tie for “Best Trunk” at our Fall Festival! Congrats to the Scott family and Hart family!! You will both receive $100 off tuition.

Thanks again to everyone who came out!

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🕸🎃👻 FALL FESTIVAL 👻🎃🕸
What an AMAZING night! Last night was definitely a core memory maker! Thank you to all of our amazing Goddard families for going all-in on trunk decorating and costumes! Thank you to our amazing crew of Goddard teachers for making it such a successful night!
**Please post your pictures in the comments below**

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What’s your spookiest parenting story?

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ORANGE you glad it's almost Fall Festival?! 🧡🎃

10/26/2022

⭐️ Help us say congratulations to Ms. Jamie as she celebrates her 1 year Goddard anniversary! She makes our Turtles classroom a happy and creative place to be! Happy Anniversary, Ms. Jamie! ⭐️

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🔥👨‍🚒 Thank you SO MUCH to firefighter Tristan for visiting today! The kids learned all about smoke detectors, fire safety, and what to do in an emergency. Their favorite part was getting to see Tristan put on all his gear and getting high-fives!

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10/21/2022

Sending a big THANK YOU to Mr. Andrew for visiting our preschool and pre-k classes today! They enjoyed learning all about your job in the military and as a lawyer! ❤️

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10/21/2022

📬 You’ve got mail!!
After learning all about mail carriers as we continue our study of Community Helpers, our Lighthouses class decorated envelopes to mail something special to their parents!

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Whether it’s picking pumpkins 🎃 or playing in the leaves 🍂, we love fall at Goddard! What’s your family’s favorite fall activity?
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Teaching young children how to self-regulate their emotions is a crucial part of early childhood development, and it’s something that needs to be practiced. One way to help is by modeling what to do when big feelings arise. If your little ones struggle with big feelings like frustration, anger, anxiety or hyperactivity, here are ways to help them self-regulate.

Visit our website for more ways to help your children identify and understand their emotions: https://bit.ly/3yS1tzP

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Teaching children to self-regulate their emotions is a big part of early childhood development. If your little ones struggle with big feelings like frustration, anger, anxiety or hyperactivity, here are ideas to help teach them self-regulation.

Visit The Goddard School® website for more ways to help your children identify and understand their emotions: https://bit.ly/3yS1tzP

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🚜 Today, Mr. Andrew stopped by with his tractor! Our kiddos were SO excited to explore the tractor and have a seat behind the steering wheel! Some of our teachers were equally excited, as you can tell by one of these pictures! 😆 Thanks so much to Mr. Andrew for stopping by today!!

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There’s still time to join our Pumpkin Party! Share your decorated pumpkin pictures in the comments or on our website by October 20 for a chance to be featured on our social media channels.

Visit our website to submit your pumpkin pictures and get some design inspiration: https://bit.ly/3ERiZYB

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There’s still time to join the Pumpkin Party! Share your decorated pumpkin pictures at GoddardSchool.com by October 20 for a chance to be featured on The Goddard School®’s national social media channels. We can’t wait to see your masterpieces!

10/18/2022

That feeling when it finally feels like AUTUMN! 🍁🍂☀️

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🦷 THANK YOU Ms. Kristin for stopping by and teaching our preschool, pre-k, and kindergarten classes all about dental hygiene and how dental offices help our communities! Our kids had so much fun learning how to take care of their teeth! 🦷

10/14/2022

🌽 Jumping into the weekend like…🌽

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🎃 Our Kindergarteners had a blast exploring Lloyd Family Farms today! Hay castles, corn pits, petting zoos, pumpkin patches, OH MY! What a fun day for our Kindergarten Crew! 🎃

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Fire safety is an important topic to discuss with young children. While it’s a serious subject, it doesn’t have to be scary! We’ve put together some helpful resources for families looking to explore this subject in a way that children learn best — through play!

Check out our website to learn more: https://bit.ly/3ySlarl

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🚔 We had some very special visitors today! In continuation of our Community Helpers month, three officers from the Chesterfield County Police Department stopped by to teach our kids how they help our community, what to do in an emergency, and even let us take a closer look at their police cars! Thank you so much Officer Dietrich, Officer Cash, and Officer Carico! 🚔

10/11/2022

Are you looking for a fun and rewarding job in Early Childhood Education?
Come join our team!
We are looking for part-time teachers to join our awesome team of educators!

10/11/2022

We are currently looking for Lead & Assistant teachers to join our awesome crew of educators!
Positions for full-time and part-time are available!
Benefits, paid time off, paid holidays, free tuition for children, 401K, etc.

10/11/2022

Our kindergarten class is beginning their day with outdoor yoga ☀️
What a great way to warm up your body and your brain!

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On November 15 at 8 PM ET, you can attend a free webinar on teaching children gratitude and giving back — just in time for the holiday season! This event will be hosted by Dr. Lauren Starnes, SVP and Chief Academic Officer and Dr. April Poindexter, Director of Early Childhood Education Programs at Goddard Systems.

Visit The Goddard School® website to register today: https://bit.ly/3Rv8EVJ

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Join us on November 15 at 8 PM ET for a free Parenting with Goddard webinar hosted by our SVP and Chief Academic Officer, Lauren Starnes, and Director of Early Childhood Education Programs, April Poindexter. Drs. Starnes and Poindexter will discuss how to teach children about gratitude and giving back — just in time for the holiday season!

Head over to our website to register now: https://bit.ly/3Rv8EVJ

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Learning and sorting colors with the help of a stoplight! 🚦🔴🟡🟢

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Mini Marshmallow Catapult Attack!!

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Midlothian, VA
23114

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Tuesday 7am - 6pm
Wednesday 7am - 6pm
Thursday 7am - 6pm
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