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Pre- Thanksgiving Day

Published on November 21, 2017 under Thanksgiving
  You know its a good day when children just plop everywhere and grab a book and ask you to read it. And then two brothers celebrate turning 5.  These guys have our heart. They…
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Father Christmas

Published on November 20, 2017 under Thanksgiving
Today I felt like I was kind of in an episode where the ghosts of Christma's past visit me.. only it was preschoolers of the past.  We had two 8th graders come job shadow today…
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Published on December 2, 2016 under Thanksgiving
Finally we have " eaten " all the leftover turkey material .  I think we are ready to move on. Today we charted what we have learned about Thanksgiving. We did a little math game…
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Mayflower ? Sunflower?

Published on December 1, 2016 under fall
Today I asked did they remember what the name of the boat the pilgrims rode to America was called . The sunflower ? The flower ? Close . It starts with ( Mmm)  . The…
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Post Thanksgiving

Published on November 28, 2016 under DAP
Post Thanksgiving
Most of you know that I have gradually become more natural, hippified, simplistic , reggio - inspired , child centered, .... there are so many adjectives that could explain or might be pinned on me…
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Turkey in the Straw

Published on November 21, 2016 under Thanksgiving
Today was spent much in preparation for our preschool family thanksgiving feast . We did read several books about Thanksgiving today.   We heard new words like Mayflower, feast , voyage and cornucopia. We made…
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Turkeys Everywhere

Published on November 26, 2013 under Thanksgiving
Today we had a " job shadower " visit us. She arrived early in the morning and is staying until the end of the day. At one point she told me " I feel like…
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Turkeys here. Turkeys there.

Published on November 25, 2013 under Thanksgiving
Today we made a special Thanksgiving craft.  Not art... there was no individualism involved here but it will be a keepsake. They are drying and I will send them home on Wednesday.      …
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Pumpkin Pie

Published on November 21, 2013 under cooking with kids
The weather is dreary outside today. We did get a little outside time in this morning before the rain hit us but not much. In circle time we talked about the Mayflower again and the…
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