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It’s Not Just About The Turkey

Published on November 19, 2019 under Winter
So you know there are times that we do directed drawing. Usually only every six weeks or so. I appreciate the benefits of allowing the children to create art in their own way and in…
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Real Art for Real ChildrenwP CB

Published on November 15, 2019 under Winter
We are grownups provide the time, the space, the materials, and the atmosphere needed to create the wonderful works of art that only children can create. In valuing a child's first artistic attempts, however, we…
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Confidence

Published on November 14, 2019 under Winter
Yesterday the last thing Debby Cryer said before she left was " I notice your kids have such confidence." I agree. Some may have extra confidence but that isn't always a bad thing. Confidence -…
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Movie Stars

Published on November 13, 2019 under Winter
You guys. You guys. Your kids are amazing. They help us look SO good. Picture this - We are videoing in the art area. They mainly want footage of back and forth conversations as the…
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V is for Visitors

Published on November 12, 2019 under Winter
Our visitors arrived around 930am. There were four! 1 Debbie Cryer - "Dr. Harms is recognized internationally for her work on assessing care and educational programs for children and as lead co-author of the four…
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Leaf Raking

Published on November 8, 2019 under Winter
As the children entered the yard to play today many of our leaves had fallen from the trees. As per tradition, they almost all drop in one night. The kids found the playground completely covered…
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Read Me a Story-Again!

Published on November 6, 2019 under Winter
As we finish reading a story to a child, grown-ups often groan when they hear the words, "read it again!" Many of us grownups tire of reading the same books over and over, but repeated…
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Random

Published on November 5, 2019 under Winter
Today is random Debbie. I started the morning by taking the books out of our book rack next to our family time area. Many times throughout the week looks migrate there they don't really belong…
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Beauty in Nature

Published on November 4, 2019 under Winter
Natural beauty can be seen everywhere. White fluffy clouds float above the yard, spiders web flutter in the wind, and the moon sometimes graces the daytime sky. Just the other day one of the children…
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All The Skills

Published on October 30, 2019 under Winter
Today I thought about some of the goals I have for the children. Probably the biggest concern for parents are those fine motor skills - so the more I get the children excited to practice…
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