Welcome winter

> We started off our day making a little something for the birds. I had cut out the word WELCOME on poster board and the kids help me string it and cover each letter with glue. Then we proceeded to make a yummy welcome sign for the birds that visit our play ground and might […]

Fireplace anyone?

> We decided since it was so cold outside today to make a fire place for the dress up room. The kids worked hard on it. They tore red, yellow and orange crepe paper to make the fire. When we were finished Whitlee wanted to know what we were going to make the logs out […]

Winter Wonderland

>What a fun day! We are back in school. Only 8 children showed up today. We have enjoyed playing. We also went for a walk in the snow. We were actually on a icicle hunt and boy did we find some! We also made snow cream today. If you want to know how- look here. […]

The Hat

>The rest of this week we are doing a ‘study” of Jan Brett books.The one we did today is called ” The Hat” It is a funny story about a little girl that is getting ready for winter and takes out all her ” woolens” to hang them on the line. We had a little […]

rabbits need fur

>Today we continued to talk about how COLD it is outside and what that means for animals. The kids did a cute little craft of a white bunny . They pulled cotton to cover it. The bunny’s fur not only keeps him warm in the winter but it helps him hide from larger animals that […]

Too Cold for Outdoor Learning!

>Today the wind chill was 1 degrees. It was too cold to go outside. Some of the fun things we did inside were: We read Polar Bear Polar Bear, What do you hear? After reading that we made polar bear puppets. The children practiced their cutting skills and then we used the bears to practice […]

Brrr.. part 2

>Today has been yet another cold day !  We had excitement . The lowes folks came to install our new shower door.  It is up . We should be able to use it tomorrow!  I am pretty sure I am going to hate cleaning it, but well… anything to keep that quality score on the […]

Welcome back and Brrrr….

>Can you believe it is so cold outside? As I was finishing up my lesson plans for the month over the weekend, I thought I had messed up. What day was it 75 degrees? Picture yourself sitting in circle time saying ” Winter is cold!” or ” What kind of clothing do we need to […]