Teddy Bear Picnic

> Today to end our ” Brown Bear Brown Bear” unit we had a teddy bear picnic. It was a lot of fun. In reality all we did was take our bears outside and ate lunch on the porch but the kids LOVED it. Anything new and different in our day is like a piece […]

Rain Rain….

>Another rainy day inside . As usual , I like those though. It gives me time to watch the children play and listen to their conversations. Today some things I heard were: ” Dont be mean to my friends.” ” I want to write all my friends names.” ” I like to paint.” ” You […]

Mrs.Debbie is doing the Micheal Jackson today.

> Remember that yard work last week? Well, now I have the scars to prove it. I have poison ivy so bad on my left hand. Huge blisters… that come and go. Great. I didnt want to infect the kids today so I am wearing a black glove on that hand. I know it is […]

Friday Wrap up!

>I went to bed feeling rather crummy last night. ( Word of advice: Dont NOT cheat on WW and then decide to go to Callahans and order a chopped sirloin dinner. I was good. No bread. Bakes Potato plain. But, I guess that red meat didn’t agree with my choices. ) I also have poison […]

Outside Play Anyone?

> Today we tried a new lunch treat that I read about on a blog. Caterpillars! You stick the dry spaghetti through the hot dog and boil. Most of the kids loved it! Whitlee riding a tricycle and Rosanna checking for mail in our playhouse mailbox. A worm! Building Community is so important. This is […]

Color be Beautiful

> Clara is sorting M&M’s. One of the kids favorite toys is a tape measure. MATH! More measuring !! I love walking into a room and seeing kids writing ! Lacing cards full of colors! Color Puzzles Soft toys – you push the animal and it tells you story . Sorting colored bears. This is […]

The Train Wreck

> Today. I failed. We are doing the story “Brown Bear , Brown Bear”. I have some cool new toys that are made from the story. I have story cubes that you match the front of the animal to the back. I have a soft toy that makes the animal sounds. I downloaded from ITUNES […]

> Today I am in Little Rock again at a luncheon . It is an economic summit to discuss with business leaders the important of quality early childhood in Arkansas. The kids , and Randy and Beth, started a new unit today. ” Brown Bear , Brown Bear” When I did assessments this month I […]

Lots of Learning going on !

> Stringing red and green beads onto pipe cleaners. We talked about making a pattern but I didnt insist that they do it ” my way “.  How many apples long is the worm? Jaden’s mom enjoying the fun conversations ! Look, I made a necklace! This takes concentration. Look at Anna’s pattern! This  can […]

J is for Johnny

>  J  is for Johnny Appleseed !  Today  I gave a teaser that Saturday is Johnny Appleseed’s Birthday!