Do You Have Sheep At The Animal Shelter ?

Today the Animal Shelter came to visit us to prepare us for our visit there after school.  Before they cam we talked about what we might want to know.  I […]


Developmentally Appropriate Practice  – ( Taken from NAEYC – The National Association for the Education of Young Children ) Developmentally appropriate practice, often shortened to DAP, is an approach to […]

I Had a Little Turtle

I had a little turtle I named him Tiny Tim I put him in the bathtub To see if he could swim He drank up all the water He ate […]

Hamsters and Rainbow Fish

We are still talking about pets this week. Mila brought Pinky her hamster in .  Pinky has slept most of the day but that is teaching us something too.  Hamsters […]

Puppies and Presidents

We had a special visitor today .  It’s always great to have visitors but when it is a former little it is  extra special.  ( Side note… its very humbling […]

The Pink Poodle

Since we are learning about pets this week I talked to Tara at the Pink Poodle and set up a field trip to her place the PINK POODLE . The […]

Pete the Cat

We have 5 preschoolers that will start kindergarten in the fall.  We don’t ” teach ” letter writing  or recognition through rote teaching.  Rote means that you do it over […]

Do Dinosaurs Make Good Pets ?

Today we started our unit on pets.  I always forgot how much the noise level raises when we do this unit. We have barking and meowing all over the place […]

What is Family Childcare

Since becoming a part of the Arkansas Better Chance System at times I have felt sad.  I look back at old pictures of our play groups and think wow.. those […]

whew…. non stop craziness today !

Non stop craziness isnt always a bad thing . Today it wasnt…  It was just very hectic.  It was hectic and we didnt even get to everything I had planned […]