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Acorn Art

Published on October 26, 2017 under DAP
Sometimes allowing kiddos to explore means letting go of even more control.  Yesterday I showed the kids a picture of some acorns someone had painted or stained on pinterest .  Today - they decided we…
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Pumpkins and Acorns

Published on October 25, 2017 under fall
If you follow me on social media you know that at 11:00 our day took a whirl with unexpected visitors but we did have a few good hours ! We have had these HUGE acorns…
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Do Robots Have Noses ?

Published on October 16, 2017 under Art
Our day started off a little chilly so we were inside most of the morning.  Thankfully, we had a daddy here to help us and play.  His help at the art center produced some pretty…
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Pumpkin Provocations

Published on October 3, 2017 under Art
We've talked about provocation's in our setting  and how we use them to entice children to think deeper or work on a specific skill.  Today's provocation was pumpkin painting . The children were never told…
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Leaf Hunt

Published on October 2, 2017 under fall
Today we went on a walk in our neighborhood.  This was our first walk as a preschool family.   We talked about what keeps us safe when we are walking .  We saw many things…
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Mayflower ? Sunflower?

Published on December 1, 2016 under fall
Today I asked did they remember what the name of the boat the pilgrims rode to America was called . The sunflower ? The flower ? Close . It starts with ( Mmm)  . The…
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Math and Candy Corn

Published on October 20, 2016 under fall
  Today we used candy corn to practice a few math skills.  First we counted the candy corn . Then we added three pumpkins and talked about patterns .  Almost every child was able to…
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Leaf Hunt

Published on October 19, 2016 under fall
We're going on a leaf hunt a leaf hunt We're going on a leaf hunt A leaf hunt. Look ! Its a mountain . We can't go through it. We can't go around it. We…
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Yellow and Red Make….

Published on October 7, 2016 under fall
Though we only had yellow and red available in the paint area today and many children painted they still did not stumble across the color mixing magic that I hoped would happen.  This morning I…
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