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End of Year Assessments

Published on April 19, 2018 under Winter
This morning we took time to do a bit of our dial three assessments. Year end is coming up soon. End of year assessments are not required but I do them so we can gauge…
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Pre-kinder Visit and STEM

Published on April 18, 2018 under Winter
I wasn't sure what to highlight today. Two wonderful things happened. So why not talk about both ? This morning we had a scheduled visit with Mrs Frey , the Northside Counselor. She came to…
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Autonomy

Published on April 16, 2018 under Winter
Providing children with a range of materials and resources from which they can freely choose allows them to exercise their independence and make their own decisions about what they will do. ... 'Children develop their…
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Big Winds

Published on April 13, 2018 under Winter
I don't usually get too anxious weather events for some reason today I am feeling the need to be extra cautious. We had a quick tornado drill this morning so it is fresh in our…
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Rough Housing

Published on April 11, 2018 under Reggio
As I dive deeper and deeper into this new way of teaching I grow.  First it was the room arrangement and the different types of materials that we put out.   Then it was learning…
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Art Our Way

Published on April 5, 2018 under Art
Shared  from Extension.org   During the preschool years, many children show tremendous growth in their creative art abilities. Child care providers can support children’s artistic development by planning art activities that encourage preschoolers' developing art…
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Confidence

Published on April 4, 2018 under Winter
I think the thing I love the most about this time of year is the confidence that flows from our littles. They just blossom and own all the new things they are able to do.…
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Routine Helps

Published on April 2, 2018 under Art
Seriously, the Monday after a holiday usually filled with candy and its RAINING?  Not to mention Holly arranged a while ago to accompany Kilee on a field trip.  I like to accommodate her being with…
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Literacy “Work” Happens

Published on March 29, 2018 under Literacy
This is a list of indicators from the Arkansas Kindergarten Readiness scale under the literacy section.   Emergent Literacy Engagement in Literacy Experiences and Understanding of Books and Stories G Listens, tells and engages in…
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Here’s Your Rabbit !

Published on March 28, 2018 under Art
I don't know how many of you follow me on my personal social media pages but I shared a blog the other day about a paper plate bunny. Here is an excerpt from that blog…
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