Body size awareness

Today we started exploring body size awareness. Jasmine and Hinslee stood next to each other and we saw how their bodies were different sizes. We read a book that helped us explore the sizes of animals around us We also started a project that will last all week. Two children a day will make life […]

Metaphors

Today we looked at drawings of oranges and thought metaphorically what else it could be. There were different drawings. Some kids totally understood what I meant when I said “ look at this orange. What else could it be ?” Others were like uh … an orange. Like Ms Debbie are you crazy ITS AN […]

Apples

We have a few fun days on our calendar. They are a little more “themed” than our regular days. Today is National Apple Day . We tasted red and green apples and graphed which is our favorite. For snack we had yummy warm apple cider and apples with Carmel dip. We also had a surprise […]

A Color of His Own

. “Elephants are gray. Pigs are pink. Only the chameleon has no color of his own. He is purple like the heather, yellow like a lemon, even black and orange striped like a tiger! Then one day a chameleon has an idea to remain one color forever by staying on the greenest leaf he can […]

Oranges 2

Today we continued to practice our observation skills with oranges. We also started playing a new game called “alphabet Soup “. I learned it at one of my homes. It’s a great way to expose the children to the alphabet and have fun too.

An Orange

Last month we spent a lot of time talking about our identity through our faces. We learned about the different features that we have and how everyone is unique. This month will be focusing on our entire body. Children do not really know yet how to observe in depth. Our first invitation is to introduce […]

Faces Change

Today we took a look at our baby pictures and tried to guess who was who. Some were very easy. Some were more difficult. It was fun. Even Mr. Randy got in on the fun. We started our day reading a specific book today. Mr Randy and Mrs Melissa let me know yesterday when I […]

White On Black

Today we flipped the switch a little. We are accustomed to drawing our self portraits with black markers on white paper. Today we examined our faces in a mirror again and drew our faces on black paper with white . We tried a pumpkin project I have seen on social media and I am pretty […]

Identity Through Facial Expressions

Think about what all facial expressions tell us. There’s a lot of communicating goes on by using our faces. Today’s focus is not intended to address emotional development we do that all day every day. We are simply going to look at different facial expressions and how we might become more self-conscious of them. How […]

Identity Through Invisibility

In today’s exploration we took a picture – and talked. The picture was an invitation to promote children to think about the possibilities. I simply said “What is going on?” The confused looks on their faces were comical at times.