FCCRS Review in !

I heard my email DING on my phone this morning and saw it was from ASU.  Immediately I grabbed my lap top knowing that I was seconds away from finding out how well we did on our annual  review.  I think I even felt my heart race a little in anticipation of the ” reveal.” […]

Back on Track

> We all seem to be back on schedule today… and that is an awesome thing! We started an experiment today. We put these white carnations in water with food coloring . We talked about how plants outside drink water and discussed how we thought these plants might change colors. It will be interesting to […]

Visitors

> Once a year we have reviewers come in to make sure we are providing a quality learning environment for our children. We usually do fairly well. They are unannounced. We get a 6 week window that they can come in. Not long ago Marcy ( far left ) called and asked could a group […]

Animals in the Woods

> The kids have been out for a few days for snow and icy roads. They were excited to get back today. Who’s idea was it to bring in the styrofoam packaging ? ? The little styrofoam balls are EVERYWHERE and they STICK TO EVERYTHING. But look at the lap top one of the kids […]

Rainy Day Toys

> Rainy days for many programs means MOVIE TIME! Not for us ! In a quality program we are required to have ATLEAST one hour gross motor play . If it is too cold or too wet to go outside we have a box inside with rainy day toys. These toys are toys that promote […]

Spring Friday!

> This is a flower tinker type toy that I forgot I had. Kids learn whether you want them to or not. Can you see the automatic sorting going on? Chicks and eggs.. one to one. Flower stamping ! Inch worms for measuring. These were EVERY WHERE today! This is our SPRING STICK bouquet from […]

We’ve got the blues…

>There’s probably no better way to beat the ” we have to stay inside again” blues than a dance party!Or maybe a train around the room… Today was the first day in my 90 day window for a quality inspection. The Arkansas Child Care Approval System is a voluntary accreditation system that allows child care […]