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Random

Published on November 5, 2019 under Winter
Today is random Debbie. I started the morning by taking the books out of our book rack next to our family time area. Many times throughout the week looks migrate there they don't really belong…
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Beauty in Nature

Published on November 4, 2019 under Winter
Natural beauty can be seen everywhere. White fluffy clouds float above the yard, spiders web flutter in the wind, and the moon sometimes graces the daytime sky. Just the other day one of the children…
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All The Skills

Published on October 30, 2019 under Winter
Today I thought about some of the goals I have for the children. Probably the biggest concern for parents are those fine motor skills - so the more I get the children excited to practice…
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Fine Motor Expectations

Published on October 29, 2019 under Winter
In case you forgotten what is expected in fine motor development for this age. Here are a few pics I snapped today to show you where many of us are. 
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5 Little Pumpkins

Published on October 28, 2019 under Winter
Rhymes and movements for the hands and fingers, some of which date at almost 2000 years, are still used in early childhood classrooms, as well as the more modern action songs that involve the whole…
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Third Teacher

Published on October 16, 2019 under Winter
Research has proven that our environment, - the way we set up our rooms can often be the third teacher. Especially when following the philosophy of teaching we do I am reminded often how important…
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Hugs For Everyone

Published on October 11, 2019 under Winter
I keep telling you this year is different and it's really hard to explain other than saying all the kids are just so " chill." I think we always know that the kids love us…
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Getting It All Together

Published on October 9, 2019 under Winter
Think about how your child learned to speak. Did you teach your child one sound at a time and say " I -want -a -snack - from - the - kitchen ?" Of course not!…
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Fine Motor

Published on October 8, 2019 under Winter
Yesterday we talked about puzzles. Puzzles are one tool that can be used to help children develop fine motor skills. Why are fine motor skills important? Most people immediately just think of writing. There are…
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Puzzle Power

Published on October 7, 2019 under Winter
Puzzles help kids develop eye hand coordination, and other important skills. Learning to control hands and fingers according to information received from their sight is a coordination skill that aid children in early attempts of…
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