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Thundercake !

Published on November 29, 2017 under rain
It was hard to get out of bed this morning with the gentle sound of the rain hitting the mud kitchen outside our bedroom window.  But alas we did and it was a wonderful day.…
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Just A Little Christmas

Published on November 28, 2017 under building community
  I PLANNED to blog about our loose parts area today but Christmas broke out everywhere .   Children's brains are wired to automatically do things like this.  With no prompting several of the children…
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What Do You Think ?

Published on November 27, 2017 under Literacy
In our setting we spend a lot of time asking " what do you think ?"   Asking questions ( especially open ended questions ) gives children the opportunity to express their own ideas, thoughts…
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Pre- Thanksgiving Day

Published on November 21, 2017 under Thanksgiving
  You know its a good day when children just plop everywhere and grab a book and ask you to read it. And then two brothers celebrate turning 5.  These guys have our heart. They…
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Father Christmas

Published on November 20, 2017 under Thanksgiving
Today I felt like I was kind of in an episode where the ghosts of Christma's past visit me.. only it was preschoolers of the past.  We had two 8th graders come job shadow today…
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Other Signs of Fall

Published on November 14, 2017 under parent involvement
We have talked a lot about the leaves changing colors and falling from the trees. We have also talked about how the wind is starting to get a little more chilly and it gets dark…
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The Leaf Man

Published on November 13, 2017 under field trips
My plan today was to walk to the library to look for and read the book " The Leaf Man." I know we were walking with the assumption that we would find it there but…
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Literacy in Action

Published on November 10, 2017 under Literacy
Earlier in the week we talked about books . We talked about the beginning and end and characters and authors and illustrators.  Today we worked together to write our own book.   Molly was the…
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Catch Up

Published on November 9, 2017 under Winter
Yesterday was an incredibly busy day. It was wonderful for a lot of reasons  but busy. Ms Emma from the UK came to visit us and stayed all day. She was even gracious enough to…
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