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Creative Art

Published on October 18, 2017 under Winter
I have been seeing some really amazing art pieces !   I haven't " taught " them to draw.  I only supply materials and LOTS AND LOTS of time. COPIED from NAEYC.org   Characteristics of…
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Do Robots Have Noses ?

Published on October 16, 2017 under Art
Our day started off a little chilly so we were inside most of the morning.  Thankfully, we had a daddy here to help us and play.  His help at the art center produced some pretty…
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Fire Station

Published on October 9, 2017 under fie
Today was our annual trip to the fire station.  We haven't been to station 2 for a few years so it was nice to visit our neighborhood fire station.  Thanks for keeping us safe firefighters…
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Taking Risks

Published on October 6, 2017 under Winter
  Today one of the littles came up to me and said " We made a trampoline. "  Hmm.. You did?   What did you make it from ?   She replied a board.  I…
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Jack-O-Lantern

Published on October 5, 2017 under Halloween
We started out our day today by drawing jack-o-lantern faces on orange paper. Some of us even wrote " Jack-O-Lantern" on their art ! We talked about how many jack-o-lanterns are cut with triangle noses…
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Pumpkin Visual

Published on October 4, 2017 under Art
Today we took time to look at our pumpkin . We smelled it. We touched it.  We talked about it and made a list of all the things we " know " about pumpkins. After…
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Pumpkin Provocations

Published on October 3, 2017 under Art
We've talked about provocation's in our setting  and how we use them to entice children to think deeper or work on a specific skill.  Today's provocation was pumpkin painting . The children were never told…
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Leaf Hunt

Published on October 2, 2017 under fall
Today we went on a walk in our neighborhood.  This was our first walk as a preschool family.   We talked about what keeps us safe when we are walking .  We saw many things…
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Projects

Published on September 29, 2017 under Reggio
 Projects provide the narrative and structure to the children’s and teachers’ learning experi- ences. They are based on the strong conviction that learning by doing is of great importance and that to discuss in groups and…
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