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Creative Art

Published on October 18, 2017 under Winter
I have been seeing some really amazing art pieces !   I haven't " taught " them to draw.  I only supply materials and LOTS AND LOTS of time. COPIED from NAEYC.org   Characteristics of…
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Taking Risks

Published on October 6, 2017 under Winter
  Today one of the littles came up to me and said " We made a trampoline. "  Hmm.. You did?   What did you make it from ?   She replied a board.  I…
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Documentation

Published on September 28, 2017 under Winter
The power of documentation. Transcriptions of children’s remarks and discussions, photographs of their activity, and representations of their thinking and learning are carefully studied. These documents have several functions. Most importantly, they help to determine…
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The Magic of Preschool

Published on September 8, 2017 under Winter
We had a visitor here yesterday.  As she walked in she said " I can't believe there are 16 children in here. It's so quiet and calm." Well.. yes, it is.  In actuality there were…
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USDA Food Program

Published on August 24, 2017 under Winter
Taking a little break for the day from Conscious Discipline to talk about the food program .  I try to keep you in the loop of everything that we do and today we had an…
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Imaginative Play

Published on August 17, 2017 under Winter
No one has to tell or " train " children for imaginative play . They come wired already to pretend . Researchers have stated that there are three " stages" of play in early childhood.…
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Busy Busy Day

Published on May 5, 2017 under Winter
Today was a super busy day . I had my last parent conference at 830 this morning ( Thanks Mindy for hanging around for a few ) and then we got busy. We went outside…
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Rainy Days and Wednesdays

Published on April 26, 2017 under Winter
There's an old song ( probably too old for most of you to even know it ) called " Rainy Days and Monday's ."  The song goes on to say .. always gets me down.…
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I’m a Rebel

Published on April 19, 2017 under Winter
Today I decided we would stay outside all day  in honor of all the kids that attend early education programs that don't have that option.  I decided we would stay outside all day in honor…
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