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Pre-K: Snow day fun! 

We took advantage of the snow today and decided to create something with it. We started with ripping up some tissue paper pieces and arranging them on paper. 32 more words

Pre-K: Kandinsky circle trees

Pre-kinders started their circle trees today after a brief discussion about Wassily Kandinsky. They practiced scissor skills while cutting out the circles for the trees. After they finished their circles, they glued them to their trees, arranging them largest to smallest in stacks on the branches.

50 Ways to Exercise with Your Younger Kids

Trying to exercise but keep your babies and toddlers away is like trying to keep flies off honey. If you are down on the floor doing things, they want to be climbing on top of you. 1,846 more words


Seasons and Science

After almost a month-long break for the holidays, Preschool Rascals were back with a special kind of energy. This was one of those days I’ll be chalking up to working on social skills and having fun instead of meeting academic goals– and that’s totally ok because these kids are just three and their job is to play and have fun! 619 more words


Natural Pigment Field Guides

Looking to nature is basically the answer to all of life’s questions but when it comes to teaching, nature can also be the best way to clean the slate and reinvent yourself. 645 more words


My Book of Mormon Scripture Chart & FHE Plan for Toddlers

Ever since Red was itty bitty, I have thought, “Oh good, now is the time to start doing FHE.”

But, as a baby he obviously had no attention span, and I didn’t think he’d get much out of it…so I waited. 1,072 more words


It's a Winter Wonderland!  -week 2

Mountain Hiking, Spruce Trees, Tree Line, Mountain Top and Skiing are the alpine topics we are covering this week. Although I admit that they threw me off a little at first, the mixture of object, place and action is working for us on these midwinter days.