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I wonder

Published on May 2, 2018 under Winter
Children cease to wonder if they are always given the answers. "I wonder why the plants are growing here ( under the protection of the trellis ) and not there ( in the middle of…
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Published on May 1, 2018 under Winter
It's exploded everywhere. I have told them they are amazing writers. Don't let anyone tell them they aren't.
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Big Emotions.

Published on April 27, 2018 under Winter
I don't have A lot of pictures to represent this blog but of course I wouldn't. Of course I shouldn't. Taking pictures of children when they are in crisis is probably not a good idea.…
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Kindergarten Tour 2018

Published on April 26, 2018 under Winter
All the Pre-Kinder's came in today extremely excited about being able to visit Northside, our kindergarten. Many of them sat in chairs in front of the glass door just hoping to catch a glimpse of…
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Dial 65

Published on April 24, 2018 under Winter
Can you tell I hate assessments ? It's called a Dial 3 but it feels more like 65. This morning we had a visitor. Ms Amy is taking a class in early childhood and was…
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Still Assessing

Published on April 23, 2018 under Winter
Today Holly was out sick but I was still able to continue doing the dial 3 assessments - a little modified. Why use tiny blocks when it can be a gross motor game. Move beside…
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End of Year Assessments

Published on April 19, 2018 under Winter
This morning we took time to do a bit of our dial three assessments. Year end is coming up soon. End of year assessments are not required but I do them so we can gauge…
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Pre-kinder Visit and STEM

Published on April 18, 2018 under Winter
I wasn't sure what to highlight today. Two wonderful things happened. So why not talk about both ? This morning we had a scheduled visit with Mrs Frey , the Northside Counselor. She came to…
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Published on April 16, 2018 under Winter
Providing children with a range of materials and resources from which they can freely choose allows them to exercise their independence and make their own decisions about what they will do. ... 'Children develop their…
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Big Winds

Published on April 13, 2018 under Winter
I don't usually get too anxious weather events for some reason today I am feeling the need to be extra cautious. We had a quick tornado drill this morning so it is fresh in our…
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