What is a Vet ?

  Our morning started off with a little conversation in preparation for watching the Veteran’s Day Parade.   What is a veteran ? A vet . A veterinarian A person that takes care of animals when they are sick A doctor for animals I didn’t really expect them to know what a veteran is . […]

Busy Friday – I need the weekend to rest !

We had a particularly busy day today.  I had four parent conferences before 8:30 am.  At 8:30 Malia’s dad arrived with his HUGE semi .  I was as amazed as the kids were.  I couldn’t believe how much room was in the cab. He had a bed in there.  All 16 kids got up in […]

Two inspections ? Really ?

> What a day. It started out SO wonderful. There was a nice breeze blowing and the kids were all in our ” happy place.” Then….. I look at the door and there is my ABC ( Arkansas Better Chance ) coordinator. He is such a laid back nice guy but he is here to […]

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 […]

I pledge Allegiance to the Flag

> As the kids came in this morning they found this number two hanging from the ceiling. Many asked what it was and why it was there. Even more asked – is there candy in that ? Today in small groups we talked about the number 2. I had a weekly reader that was about […]

And let the Christmas crafts begin!

> I am not a big fan of teacher directed art but sometimes it is ok, fun and a great way to do assessments. I drew lines on the green sheets of paper and the kids were cutting on the lines to make a tree. I did this in small groups so I could see […]