Cakes and Caterpillars

  Since we are having a butterfly release party tomorrow we decided a cake was necessary.  I mean, they also suggested tattoos and balloons and presents but I was able to pull them back to a cake and maybe a little face painting.   It was a busy day. When we reach this time of […]

More 3D Art

Again, today we worked on our 3 D art pieces for our art show.  I think you will be impressed at the pictures they drew and then how they represented them in 3D.  While doing this activity there is a lot of unplanned assessments that can take place .  What color did you draw here […]

Rabbits and Rainbows

Today we read the Carrot Seed. The Carrot Seed is a popular children’s  book that is often used in training circles.  The little boy plants a tiny seed and everyone in his family tells him  ” It won’t come up. ”  Mom tells him. Dad tells him.  His big brother tells him ” It won’t […]

Spring Has Sprung

When I think of Spring I think of warmer weather, rain and rainbows, bunnies and flowers.   Today we started playing with our materials that are spring themed.  Nathan did a little  counting and sorting with the flower buds . There were other manipulatives to count , stack and sort too ! There was a […]

EGGGGG-citing Day !

It was a good day.  It was a busy day .. but good Vallie’s mom  came and made edible playdoh from peeps, coconut oil and powered sugar. It was beautiful and tasted so good. A friend from another school di  

Edible Rainbows

One of our activities today was an edible rainbow.  The kids laced fruit loops on a gold cord to make necklaces. Activities like this are great for strengthening fine motor control and hand / eye coordination.                                       […]

The Crows Solution

We have had a very busy day today.  While small groups were going on some of the kids were at the other end of the table making nest from a glue water solution and small pieces of yarn.  This was another exercise in patience and following directions.  Asking preschoolers ( especially boys ) to pick […]

Roses are Red

Randy and I finally got out of the house around 9:45 this morning. It is 12:29 . We just got in our hotel room outside Memphis and told Randy I HAD TO blog. I think I have only missed one day blogging  this whole year, I can’t mess up now ! We have had this […]

Mary Mary Quite Contrary

An art project we did today turned out fabulous!   The spring flowers are so beautiful !     The kids made their snack today!                                                             […]

Beautiful Trees

Today has been a good day. It was a day of dropsies though – have you ever had one of those ? First a child dropped the milk and spilled it . ( No big deal.. that is almost every day. 🙂 We don’t cry over spilled milk. ) Then a vase was broken.  There […]