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Teaching the little ones the ways of Norway


As a circle of pre-schoolers tried to twist their chubby fingers in the complicated fashion required when singing the "Itsy-Bisty Spider" song, their tongues and brains were also undergoing a challenging twist.

They were trying to sing the song in Norwegian.

"Very good," cooed Jamie Moe, an early education teacher to her young charges, who really didn't seem to care what language they were singing as long as they were having fun.

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
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