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Science by Discovery

Published on October 16, 2018 under Winter
Children learn scientific concepts through real experiences such as playing in the mud, holding a cat, walking in the rain, jumping in leaves and playing with worms. Today we integrated science in our day by…
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Spookley

Published on October 15, 2018 under Winter
I think I told you last week that my favorite book for this season is called " Spookley the Square Pumpkin ." Today I read the book again. There was evidence everywhere. This morning I…
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Early Intervention

Published on October 4, 2018 under Winter
The Northwest Arkansas Education Cooperative has been around for a very long time. They exist to offer early intervention to children before they enter the public school system. There are many ways we qualify children…
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Letting Children Choose

Published on October 3, 2018 under Winter
Why do we as adults pick certain hobbies such as painting, playing music, or gardening? We spend time on those activities because we find it enjoyable, we have some control over the activity, and we…
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Art is Smart

Published on October 2, 2018 under Winter
A child becomes totally engrossed and immersed in the process of making a work of art. The sensation of feeling smooth thick paint sliding onto the paper calms the child. When the child grapples with…
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Bully what ?

Published on October 1, 2018 under Winter
First off, can we just all understand that there's no such thing as a three-year-old bully ? The actions that you see that might lead you to believe the child is a bully are simply…
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DAP

Published on September 28, 2018 under Winter
What is developmentally appropriate practice? You probably have noticed that our classroom has a lot of bustlr and noise , the children are up doing things, talking, playing , and exploring. Such a classroom environment…
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What Children Need

Published on September 27, 2018 under Winter
Since we wholeheartedly believe in a play based curriculum we spend as much time as we can outside. Things change as the weather gets cooler. Early mornings are harder because there is still a little…
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Cooperation

Published on September 25, 2018 under Winter
The weather was amazing today so we stayed outside for an extended period. I always feel the need when we do that to justify that we are still learning all of the important things while…
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Community

Published on September 24, 2018 under Winter
What is community ? What does community mean in a group of preschoolers ? Why is community important? From Kate Dane at NAEYC.org which is a leading resource for early educators. When I describe the…
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