AASP Welcomes the New School Year

Autumn Harvest coming up October 21

By Shawna Otis, AASP Director

The school year came upon us fast this year! While school has just started, we are excited for the changes to come. We are beginning to serve our snack family style, in which the children are allowed to serve themselves to teach proper serving sizes, aid in motor development, and to give the kiddos a […]

Fun for All at AASP

By Shawna Otis, AASP Director
Fun for All at AASP

It has been a great year here at the Andover After School Program. With the school year coming to an end, we’ve had a lot of fun. We have started meditating daily in an attempt to calm our busy minds. We spent as much time playing outside as we could, if and when the weather […]

EAVP End of Year Celebration

By Amy Rheaume, EAVP Director
EAVP End of Year Celebration

On Wednesday, June 14 the East Andover Village Preschool celebrated the end of a great year with a musical program and family cookout. Each of our preschoolers had their own unique accomplishments to be celebrated. Some left their families for the first time this year, some learned to write their names, or zip their jacket, […]

Andover After School Program, May 2017 News

By Shawna Otis, AASP Director
Andover After School Program, May 2017 News

We are always having so much fun at the Annex! During April vacation, we tie-dyed, did a scavenger hunt, did some outside painting, and even explored Blackwater Park. As always, we tried some new healthy foods, like dried mango, almonds, and sweet potato chips. We have been playing lawn darts, basketball, and whiffle ball during […]

EAVP Studies Castles and Clouds

By Lawre Goodnow, EAVP

  The month of April provided lots of opportunities for the children to observe weather of all kinds. It was hard to imagine spring until much later in the month. While we were waiting, we used our observation of clouds and the water cycle to jump start a folktale study of Jack and the Beanstalk, […]

AASP Enjoyed the Spring Weather

Registration starting for the new year

By Shawna Otis, AASP Director
AASP Enjoyed the Spring Weather

  The month of April was a fun one here at the Andover After School Program! Thanks to the beautiful weather, we spent a lot of time outside playing on the playground and playing games like Red Light, Green Light and tag. We played with bubbles and played hopscotch. We used our imaginations while playing […]

Andover After School Program, March News

Shaun Del Bene of the National Guard visits

By Shawna Otis, AASP
Andover After School Program, March News

The month of February and March brought great excitement to the Andover After School Program. We tried new foods like papaya, mango, and plumcots, along with making our own snacks like muddy buddies, rice crispy treats, and cookies. We enjoyed the warm weather while it lasted and even had our snack time outside! During vacation […]

East Andover Village Preschool, March 2017

Enjoying a visit to the Trail Side Sugar Shack

By Amy Rheaume, EAVP
East Andover Village Preschool, March 2017

  Experiential learning is the process of learning through experience. One of the ways we integrate this philosophy into our program at EAVP is by going on field trips. In March, we had the good fortune to visit Zach Barton and his team of helpers at the Trail Side Sugar Shack on Currier Road. Prior […]

Andover After School Program News

Winter is a busy time

By Shawna Otis, AASP Director
Andover After School Program News

  Over the last couple of months, there has been a lot of snow! The kids here at the Annex are enjoying every second of it! Sledding on the back hill is a fun activity that brings the kiddos together and gets a lot of laughs going. Snow forts have been made, as well as […]