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One Fish and Yertle

Published on March 7, 2013 under Dr. Suess

This fact that the kids were CRAZY today had nothing to do with the fact that Randy and I left at nap time. Really…. ūüôā

No, serious. My nephew’s little baby girl was born 4 pounds 14 ounces and she didnt do so well during the night. I had already planned to leave after the kids got settled and leave Randy and Dallas here to go check on Amelia Grace. ¬† After I realized that the kids had spring fever I decided that sticking around a while was probably my best option . ¬†The kids weren’t bad and disobeying , they were just very loud. ¬†They were very busy. ¬†I think we are all ready for Spring. ¬†Even outside you could sense the chaos as we watched the kids run from one thing to another yelling and laughing and having a good time.

Inside we read ” One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue FIsh.” ¬†That is a LOOOOOOONG book. ¬† During one of our slow downs today we did a math activity with fish crackers and a sheet . The kids had to put the correct number of fish into each bowl. ¬†Afterwards they ate the fish. ¬†Pretty sure they loved this activity.

For snack today the kids had blue jello with red fish.

Another book we read was ” Yertle the Turtle.” ¬† The kids were given the option to sit and listen and do a craft or free play. ¬†They normally LOVE crafty things. Today, five chose to sit and listen and craft.

One of the high points today was at nap time. ¬†As I changed clothes to go to Tulsa I could hear a sweet voice drifting from the playroom. ¬†It was Ms Melissa singing a lullaby on the stairwell. ¬†It was so beautiful. ¬†The sound and the thought of someone loving our kids that much made me smile from my toes to my head. ¬†Thanks Ms Melissa for being you. ¬†I am a singer also and I have never thought of doing that. ¬† I might see a new routine making its way to Bright Beginnings. ¬†I mean, we are a family of singers. What do you think Ms Dallas, if we are gone and Ms Melissa isnt filling in could you bust our a tune or two ? ¬†ūüôā

Tomorrow we complete our Dr. Suess mania week. ¬†Hopefully your child has been rhyming some at home making up nonsense words and real ones too… ¬†whew. ¬† Good night.

 

 

 

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