Today is Earth Day

> These are our treasures from our TRASH WALK! We saw beautiful flowers along the way. Spring must be here! Dogwoods… beautiful! Today we read a book about recycling.   We talked about all the things we could use to make other ” stuff”.   I think I have warped the kids this year.   […]

Friday Wrap up!

> This is Randy’s attempt at being funny.  This is our certificate for the training yesterday and his orange purse he created from” found materials” – his very own stimulus package. Jaxson smiling up from the floor.  Boston was next to him and had one of the new instruments you twirl to make a noise. […]

Reggio Round TWO!

>Today I returned to the school that embraces the Reggio Emelia style of teaching .  This time I had Randy in tow.   I knew the day would be full of adventure as we pulled in and I couldnt drag him away from the fence that the peacocks were strutting around in.    Other surprises […]

Zoo Plates

>Today I took some of my zoo resources out for the kids to play with.   I change the stuff out in the centers about every two weeks and they never seem to get bored.      Hopefully, tonight I can get some of my zoo animal costumes down for the dramatic play room. We […]

ZOO Wild!

>Today we launched a new unit .  When I talked to the kids about the time we had left in school and that I would like to finish with something they are interested in, they decided as a group to do zoo animals.  So, during circle time we used a talk picture to discuss the […]

Hello Mrs. Beth

>Today was a normal dad…. you know, lots of bright children running around having a good time.   One thing that was different was that we had a special visitor with us today.  I am actually stepping out of my comfort zone and hiring someone to come in and work this summer in our place […]

Easter Fun!

>I had this read but forgot to publish before I left for Mississippi.  I know..SLACKER!

Mod Podge Eggs

>Today we worked on our fine motor  by tearing  crepe paper and using ” water glue” to adhere them to cardboard eggs.  They turned out quite nice.    We went outside for a while before the rain set in.  As it turns out, it never came other than a few sprinkles.    Here’s some Easter […]

Happy Birthday to ME

>I enjoyed my day off today!  🙂 

The Day the Squirrel Went Potty

>Last night at 7 pm Randy came in from the store and said “Debbie, come here, look!”  As I walked into the kitchen, I saw it.  The squirrels little tail was prancing around my bathroom as though it belonged there. It was a small squirrel.  I am thinking probably the baby of the one that […]