Valentines Day

Holidays can be so chaotic. We choose the path of least resistance but still struggle. Believe it or not kids love routine and when their routine is messed up they […]

Valentines Activities

Yall know I don’t prefer teacher directed crafts but at holidays it’s almost a given they are on the plan. Today we painted ceramic hearts. This was an activity I […]


Our pattering looks a little different than most. Red, white, red , white The skill is learned whether it’s on a paper , with tiny colored plastic bears or with […]

A Project

In a childled environment your hope as a teacher is that the children gravitate towards something that you can dig deeper into. It can be even more impactful when all […]

All The Growth

It thrills me to look around the room this time of year and see the growth Children that sometimes struggled are enjoying our new normal and they are calm , […]

The Chef Is In

Whew! We had a very busy day. We started out by baking a strawberry cake. Not everyone chose to join us and that’s ok! We don’t have to run as […]

Play is Enough

Isn’t this the best ?! This is what kids are missing today. Their world is so saturated with electronics and structured activities we forget the simplicity of childhood. Play is […]

The Basket

We are back! Yay! It has been a fabulous day. We celebrated journeys 5th birthday And read books and played all morning. We even went outside. Once we got in […]

Welcome Back!

We needed to fit it all in today and since it was bitter cold and we didn’t go outside – we almost did. We had our tea party. Avery and […]

When Best Practices Shows Off

Best practice tells us that each child should be represented in our classrooms. I have the typical dark skinned baby dolls and “boy” dress up clothes and other cultural sensitive […]