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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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Language

Published on November 7, 2017 under Winter
Since we are such a TRADITIONAL preschool today we taught something a little more innovative and fun.  We all did the cha cha slide . :) We also played a language game.  I would show…
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Characters

Published on November 6, 2017 under Literacy
Part of gaining readiness skills for literacy and reading is know how to treat a book . We model frequently how to hold the book and turn the pages.  We model how to use our…
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