Mrs Wishy Washy Drops In

Today Mrs Wishy Washy made her one day annual appearance.  The kids of course knew it was me but it is still fun to pretend.  I came in the room dressed as Mrs Wishy Washy.  ( Funny side note… as I walked through the kitchen dressed up and headed to the bathroom to fix my […]

Counting Presents

One of the activities we did today was a math activity.  The kids each had trees with numbers on them and they would identify the numbers on the tree and then place that many presents under the tree.         Many of our friends are still struggling with recognizing  numerals. Here are some […]

A modge podge kind of day

Today was a really weird day. The kids were playing and as I walked around the room and started to take our small group materials out for the day I realized that the things they were doing was so much more important that what I had planned.  Let me show you.         […]

Pizza Pizza !

The highlight  of our day was Mary and Gary ( Williams parents ) coming to fix one of their quick family favorite snacks with the kids !  They spread pizza sauce on white bread and sprinkled mozzarella  cheese on top and baked.  The kids had it with their lunch and they loved it.  Quick and […]

Group Art ?

Patterning is an important math skill for kids.  Is it important in preschool .. maybe not but if they can ” get it ” why not ?  I especially like to pattern with real objects like shoes or stuffed animals but in my dinosaur box was a patterning game.  It had little toy dinosaurs so […]

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 […]

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 ( […]

Biscuits Anyone ?

I had a training all day at Northside today.   It was a training related to keeping portfolios online.  Portfolios are a way to collect and organize children’s “work” to show developmental progress. That is ” Debbie’s definition.”   If you would like to know more about portfolio’s I found some good info on the […]

Open House

> What a great Open House we had. I hope that everyone left as pumped about our new year as I was. It was wonderful to meet the new sweet kids and families and to see the ” oldies” again after the summer. It is amazing how much growing a child does in the summer […]

Kindergarten Tour

> Today was the day that we go to tour the kindergarten where the older kids will go in the fall. I have six that will be moving up. First thing this morning we were greeted by Emeri’s pet ! Mr. D met us outside, he is the counselor. We went in the library ! […]