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Morning 6: Trouble with Teaching Weather in Texas

It’s hot. It’s always hot. I’m not complaining that of the 6 days we’ve had school half have been partly cloudy and half have been sunny, but the lack of variety makes me feel like I’m lying when I explain that in Winter it snows and in Fall it’s cool and the leaves change color. 61 more words


Number Farm Activity

Plastic animals
Marker or crayon

Child will be able to count objects
Child will be able to write the focus number with assistance… 349 more words


Morning 4: Starting a New Month Together

Goodbye July, goodbye July
We’ll see you in 12 months!
Hello August, hello august
You are the 8th month!
(Tune: Frere Jacques) 217 more words


A Bitter-Sweet Goodbye to Summer

Today is my last official day of summer vacation. Sad, I know. It’s a bitter-sweet goodbye, as it is every year at this time.

I love, love, love my job. 509 more words

PreK Teacher

10 Ways to Encourage Children

The NAEYC published a list of phrases to encourage children, alternatives to “good job”.

Use sentence starters. Say “I see you,” “I hear you,” or “I notice,” followed by a description.

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My baby is going to school! 

The first day of pre-k is a big day! Your “baby” is going to school. If your child is in childcare it might not seem as big of a deal but it is. 610 more words


Great Toddler Toys For Almost Free!

I’ll admit, MJ has a lot of toys. Her birthday is so close to Christmas that she got an abundance of toys all at one time and we struggled to find a place for them all. 380 more words