Mrs. Wishy Washy

Say this five times as fast as you can ! Miss Wishy Washy Washes Miss Wishy Washy Washes Miss Wishy Washy Washes Miss Wishy Washy Washes Miss Wishy Washy Washes Miss Wishy Washy is one of my favorite books  !  Today we watched the video book that was 5 minutes long . After listening we […]

Literacy ?

If you keep up with Arkansas’ governor at all you know he is making a huge push for literacy.   He wants to see all children at grade level reading by 3rd grade. You know my teaching philosophy is not embedded with traditional ways of teaching letters and letter sounds.  But do I believe literacy […]

How Now Purple Cow

  I never saw a Purple Cow, I never hope to see one, But I can tell you, anyhow, I’d rather see than be one! Of course when you are talking about cows you need to make a purple cow  ! We also made butter and tested it. We are pretty good cooks ! The […]

Farm Fun

This morning after getting in from the gym I opened some mail and found this  !  I was so excited  and humbled at the same time.  Immediately , I thought how much  I wanted to call my mom.  My mom and dad are both gone and have been for 6 years.  I think of them […]

Pink Pigs

You know… we don’t often see pink pigs but all the story cards call them pink and many times that is how we learn colors.  So who am I to cause a ruckus. Pink pigs it is. When I took out the pink paint Molly said ” that is the most beautiful paint ever ! […]

Old MacDonald Had a Farm

Old MACDONALD had a farm E-I-E-I-O And on his farm he had a cow E-I-E-I-O With a moo moo here And a moo moo there Here a moo, there a moo Everywhere a moo moo Old MacDonald had a farm E-I-E-I-O   Today we kicked off our unit on farm animals. After breakfast we headed […]

Miss Wishy Washy

Once a year  we have a visit from Miss Wishy Washy and today was the day.  Miss Washy Washy is one of the kids favorite stories.  She scrubs all the animals on the farm clean and says ” Wishy Washy Wishy Washy.”       To extend the book we had two different play centers […]

Cows Give Us Milk

The room was buzzing with activity this morning as soon as all the kids came in.  Some days I am like ” WHHHHAAAATTT??? DId these kids have two cups of coffee before they came in ?” Thankfully , most days that is ok here.  We dont mind the noise as long as there is nothing […]

The Little Red Hen

This was a busy day.  During breakfast since many of our activities today related to the story we read ” The Little Red Hen.”  It is a story about a hen that plants wheat, tends it, picks it and grinds it to make bread.   She keeps asking her friends that cat, the duck and […]

Sunny Day on the Farm

Today was such a beautiful day that we spent extra time outside and it was GLORIOUS ! Before going out we did play with some new toys that were farm related, which is our unit this week.