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Critical Thinking

Published on May 8, 2019 under Winter
What Is Critical Thinking? "Critical thinking happens when children draw on their existing knowledge and experience, as well as on their problem-solving skills, to do things like: Compare and contrast Explain why things happen Evaluate…
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Spiders and Dinosaurs

Published on May 6, 2019 under Winter
Today was a normal day. Some of the children noticed a few games that were given to me for Preston. One of the boxes was a floor puzzle of a dinosaur. There was much excitement…
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My Kind of House

Published on May 3, 2019 under Winter
Sometimes the way kids talk and think cracks me up. O- Miss Debbie why is there a house in your school? Me- because I live here and I also have a school O-Then it must…
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Like An Old Quilt

Published on May 2, 2019 under Winter
Most of our days are like an old quilt lovingly pieced together with different fabrics gently woven into a masterpiece. Every day the children show us what excitement there is to discover and the learning…
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Routines

Published on May 1, 2019 under Winter
I preach in trainings and to parents all the time how important routines are.  Of course today we are off routine. Routines promote safety for children. Think about your life as an adult. You feel…
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We Are Ready

Published on April 29, 2019 under Winter
There is a lot of talk about kindergarten. This time of year is always a little nerve-racking for me. Have I provided enough provocations? Have I introduced enough tools to hone their fine motor skills?…
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Butterfly Release

Published on April 26, 2019 under Winter
In the morning we prepped our game faces. We pretended we were butterfly's drinking nectar. And then we released our butterfly friends. It was a pretty Good Friday.
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Butterfly Business

Published on April 24, 2019 under Winter
Today the excitement over our butterflies continued. We now have 6 beautiful painted ladies ! We played a butterfly dance song and flew around the room Some kids made a proboscis out of straws and…
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Butterflies 🦋

Published on April 23, 2019 under Winter
Last night after school was out one lone butterfly emerged. I was so excited. By this morning 3 more butterflies had metamorphosed . We read the Eric Carle book "The Very Hungry Caterpillar ." We…
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Spring !

Published on April 22, 2019 under Winter
Today it officially felt like spring outside from the time the children arrived until lunch it was wonderful, sunny , amazing, windy and perfect weather. I took it vantage of the small muscles that I…
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