Those Down Right Mean Nasty Invisible Germs

As we continue  to talk about being healthy we are addressing germs again.  Tis the season when colds and virus’  start to make their way around group settings . We want to give the children all the information we have to make sure we stay safe.  The book we read today ( video above ) […]

What is Healthy ?

This morning I got out of bed after Randy woke up at 430 am  and thought to myself . ” Self, if adults are struggling with this time change I bet the littles are too.   Let’s make it a PJ day for everyone !  ”  That is exactly what we did.   We started a […]

Five Little Monkeys

FIve LIttle Monkeys Jumpin On The Bed One Fell Off and Bumped His Head Momma Called the Doctor and The Doctor Said NO MORE MONKEY JUMPIN ON THE BED!   This was our favorite story today.  It is a great story for counting and talking about natural consequences.  If you jump on the bed.. you […]

Germs Germs Go Away

Today we started talking about people in our community that help keep us healthy.  When we started a list many of the answers I got to ” who helps us stay healthy?” were ” Jesus ” and ” God” and well.. who can dispute that . So, we  added them to our list and then […]

Fresh Squeezed Orange Juice

> One of our parents gave us two cases of apples and oranges. Now.. we eat a LOT of fresh fruit but even we would have a hard time getting through that much before it spoils. So, we are getting creative. Today, the kids got a lesson on where we get orange juice from. Many […]

Milk does the body good

>Today we are finishing up our small health unit. We talked about milk and how it makes our teeth and bones strong. The kiddos in our program get milk ATLEAST twice a day. I took 30 pictures but can’t get them to upload today for some reason. 🙁 When I get the problem straightened out […]

Fruit Salad.. Yummy Yummy !

> Today we talked about fruit and vegetables. This year I have a group of kids that LOVE fresh veggies. One day when we were making a list for a shopping trip for snack their first request was cucumbers. Just last night Geneviette was asked what she wanted for dessert and her choice was ice […]

Bread

> Today we continued our exploration into FOOD. I went upstairs to the resource room, which my son Addam is working to organize and found a few materials we can use. Like these potato heads. The kids LOVE this! For small groups today we made Alphabet Soup. The kids stirred the ” soup ” and […]

My Friday

> Randy and I will be leaving very early in the morning to travel to southern Arkansas to be there when they set my parents gravestone. It will be an emotional day but one we have planned for for a while. Following that, we will attend a family reunion. This will be the first one […]

Visiting the Health Dept

> Today we walked to the Health Department. We are so thankful we are centrally located and can visit places to learn. The whole experience is a teaching opportunity . We learn how to cross roads safely. We find reminders along the way of other things we have learned. In the pictures below two of […]