The Leaf Man

My plan today was to walk to the library to look for and read the book ” The Leaf Man.” I know we were walking with the assumption that we would find it there but the walk was so much more than the destination. As we walked we : We played in the neighbors beautiful […]

Fire Station

Today was our annual trip to the fire station.  We haven’t been to station 2 for a few years so it was nice to visit our neighborhood fire station.  Thanks for keeping us safe firefighters !   Thank you also to the MANY parents that walked down with us to help keep us safe ! […]

Yellow and Red Make….

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 set up an intentional provocation.  What will happen if we mix yellow and red paint ? Orange !! We also […]

Stop, Drop and Roll

Holy Guacamole !  I don’t think we could have packed any more fun and learning into today if we  tried. First, let me tell you how great you are.   This morning Mr Randy got up feeling a little under the weather.  In the middle of an already totally busy day / week/ month I […]

The Wheels on the Bus

We were the first ones on the bus this morning and the last ones off  .   As we rode to Northside our littles sang ” The Wheels on the Bus Go Round and Round.”   They were completely excited as Mr Avery explained how to watch for the red lights and the huge arm […]

The Grand Opening

One of the pictures is a little blurry but we will let that represent  excitement.  The children were excited . We were excited ! Dallas and I were talking about the things I noticed in the classrooms I visited yesterday.   We were mainly talking about aesthetics.  It is common I think to observe a […]

Park day in Anticipation of the Snow Storm of 2013

Normally on Wednesdays ( and Mondays ) we have visitors here doing speech therapy and such but today they called in so we took advantage of the warm weather to get in one more park play date.  Mr Leo was here to play so he came along and played freeze tag and wore these kiddos […]

Who provides food PARTY !

What crazy teacher would have so many things on the docket for a Friday ? As soon as family time was over this morning we hit the pavement.  First we walked to the doughnut shop ( Shipleys ) . We had doughnuts and milk.  ( We also had apples when we got home to round […]

Mud Pie is Served

The highlight of our day was the mud pie kitchen reopening. We put it together last year but like any play area if it isnt revisited and revamped ever once in a while, it gets sad looking and no one wants to play there. Before we delve into our mud kitchen madness let me tell […]

Arkansas Children Week Day Three – Wednesday

  Whew.. we made it. We are doing a lion hunt song this week and after each verse it says ” whew.. we made it ! ” Well.. we did ! Before I start this blog I would like to say that none of today… none of it would have been possible without the parent […]