The Day it Rained Hearts

>Today we read the book ” The Day it Rained Hearts”. When the children went outside, the found that it had rained hearts in our yard too ! They were so excited and would run in with a heart in hand yelling ” I found one, I found one.” Nothing like sparking a child’s imagination!

Keepers of the stuff?

>I do’nt know why but this week I have felt more like  Miss Mary.  The children are all so busy learning and doing and doing and learning that it just feels GOOD! Here are some of the ooey gooey ladies philosophies.   Long periods of uninterrupted free time for exploration and interaction with educational materials and […]

Ground Hog Day

> Today has been a fun day. If you  remember my post about ” Miss Mary’s house” , today I TOTALLY felt like Miss Mary.  To the left see the massive 3D Art that Elliot has made, he called it his airplane, so today we spray painted it! Halle LOVED the new playdoh! I made […]

Rainy Day Practice!

>Today it is FREEZING!  Since there was no falling precipitation we actually SHOULD have went outside but I have been dying to check out out rainy day gross motor skills box to see how it worked . We did and the kids had a blast !  Check out all the fun!

A new President!

> I was out yesterday in a meeting. Going to meetings can’t be all that bad . I won a door prize! It is an MP3 player that is in a stuffed bear for the kids. BUT, while I was meeting – the kids had a great day and they got to watch our new […]

The Hat

>The rest of this week we are doing a ‘study” of Jan Brett books.The one we did today is called ” The Hat” It is a funny story about a little girl that is getting ready for winter and takes out all her ” woolens” to hang them on the line. We had a little […]

Half Day

>No, we aren’t getting out half a day today but only HALF our kiddos are here!   I guess many decided to stay home and celebrate MLK day with the families.    As you know, we opted to not take as many days off as the school so we can be off by May 15th […]

rabbits need fur

>Today we continued to talk about how COLD it is outside and what that means for animals. The kids did a cute little craft of a white bunny . They pulled cotton to cover it. The bunny’s fur not only keeps him warm in the winter but it helps him hide from larger animals that […]

Randy is back

>Randy is back.  While he was gone  I got in two new puppets that we ordered .This one is his. The kids were mesmerized.     The loved it!  Randy is excellent with the puppets!

Too Cold for Outdoor Learning!

>Today the wind chill was 1 degrees. It was too cold to go outside. Some of the fun things we did inside were: We read Polar Bear Polar Bear, What do you hear? After reading that we made polar bear puppets. The children practiced their cutting skills and then we used the bears to practice […]