S is for Spider

It is  great to be back at school today  .  I am MORE EXHAUSTED after sitting and listening to speakers for three days than I am when I work all day.  I did learn a lot while there and was inspired to be a better teacher and in some ways.. a better person.  We listened […]

Monster Cupcakes

We have had a very busy day today. We made monster cupcakes. We played shape and color BINGO ! Ms Melissa came to do observations for a class she is taking to get a degree in Early Childhood.   Ms Mikkeala pointed out that Channing wrote her name all by herself   and that Kaden […]

Pppppp Pumpkins

My mind is on overload as I consider the rest of the week.  Tonight is a monthly meeting I have .  I am an officer so I NEED to be there AND.. it will be an awesome meeting/ training.  We are meeting at a montesorri school in Rogers that just built an amazing all natural […]

Pumpkin Life Cycle

Today we read a book about the life cycle of a pumpkin.  After reading it we used picture cards to practice sequencing the life of a pumpkin. We also did a little science experience. I cut the top off the pumpkin and let the kids explore the seeds and goop for a while and then […]

Halloween Day

Today was a howling fantastic Halloween Day.   The kids were invited to wear their costumes to school today.  The first costume in today was Buzz Bee Transformer and his mommy.  Holly was even dressed up as a zombie for her work.  I was a beauty queen. I was planning to be a tooth fairy. […]

A Look Around Our Room

It is Friday and we are all doing the Friday dance. I am SUPER excited today that my daughter , Danielle will be flying in tomorrow morning to LIVE in Siloam Springs . She has lived in Hawaii pretty much for 5 years. I caught McKayla in the loft today listening to music.  She had […]

Weight Estimation

Peter Peter Pumpkin Eater Had a wife and couldn’t keep her He put her in a pumpkin shell And there he kept her very well.                                 We talked about how much we thought a pumpkin weighs .  We weighed Mc […]

JackoLantern Carving

This morning was so good it was almost eerie.   Have you ever been in a room that is normally full of noise and bustle and realized it was quiet and thought wow… something is going on here.  I guess the children were all just settled and content today.             […]

Spiders !

Today I got a glimpse of what it must be like in Heaven.  I had two parent volunteers here.  It was awesome to look around and see the children so engaged with them and the parents  having a really good time. Thanks girls!   Today we had spider fun.  We have spider work mats ( […]

Yellow and Red Make Orange

Today was a peaceful fun day .   I am sure Dallas ( our visiting volunteering mommy ) didnt think it was peaceful but it was.  Normally the average speed of the room is about 100 MPH . Today was a steady 85 ! 🙂 I discovered a plant this morning that gets neglected a […]