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What’s Cookin’?

Published on February 19, 2019 under Winter
Yesterday I said "Hey! Do you want to cook something tomorrow?" Of course the reply was "yes!" So we did. Today we made banana pudding ! First we made the pudding. Then we cut the…
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The Shape of Things

Published on February 18, 2019 under Winter
Shapes are all around us in natural objects, architecture, signs, and even in the numerals and letters we use. Shape knowledge underlies algebra, geometry, and other domains of higher mathematics. This complex knowledge begins with…
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Building Confidence

Published on February 15, 2019 under Winter
Building confidence in young children is an amazing way for them to gain resilience . When I feel in control of who I am I feel powerful. When I am confident I feel I am…
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Happy Valentines 2019

Published on February 14, 2019 under Winter
We read two of my favorite Valentines books today. "Froggy's First KISS" and "Dinofours Valentines Day ." Ask you little how Froggy's mom and teacher call his name. FFFFFRRRRRRROOOGGGYYYYYY! Ask them how he answers :…
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Kindergarten Ready

Published on February 13, 2019 under Winter
Yesterday I spent three hours at Northside in transition conferences for my littles that receive speech services here. This is a wonderful day. It's a time I get to really introduce my kiddos to Northside…
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Three More Days

Published on February 11, 2019 under Winter
Waiting is the hardest part for young children. They wait for meals. They wait for mom. They wait for the restroom. This week we are waiting on Valentines to get here. Randy and I arrived…
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Those Nasty Disgusting Germs

Published on February 6, 2019 under Winter
Today we revisited a short story that has become a favorite during flu/ illness season. We wash our hands a lot. We teach the children how to wash hands but this study seems to resonate…
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Let’s Go Outside

Published on February 4, 2019 under Winter
Kids love to play outside! And teachers love outdoor time, too. It's a relaxing, stress reducing, tension relieving part of the day, and the time when much development and learning take place. Physical development is…
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