I love focusing of the qualities of the earth that are nurturing, fostering a sense of safety. Here is a fun poem, body movements forthcoming! Deep in the Earth, in the center of the Earth, there is a great big stone that's as hard as a rock and it's hot, hot, hot! It's a magnet,… Continue reading The Center of the Earth
Celebrating the season with felt!
The children are happily humming along, going about their day, doing their good work and taking cooking breaks! Exploring different aromas and tasting just a crumb of something new helps our little ones be brave in their own little ways. October is the month of courage! Halloween offers us an opportunity to be strong and… Continue reading A Peek Into Fun October Happenings In My Classroom!
This dough is perfect for classroom, I particularly love to see how engaged the children are with rolling it out and making shapes. Our little children are at a time in their lives where moving is the most important activity for them. From gross motor skills to fine motor skills they are developing and building… Continue reading Salt Dough Peace Sign for International Day of Peace!
Harvesting a pumpkin, cleaning out the seeds, and baking it into a pumpkin bread has so many rich body movement moments. From using hand strength to pull the seeds out to crossing the midline while stirring the thick batter, the children are building strength. By having a little bake sale, we now have a delightfully… Continue reading Baking in the Classroom
It's wonderful to hear the imaginative thoughts that course through the children's minds! When we listen to what they are currently interested in, we can create a dynamic imaginative space where the children are practicing numbers, reading and writing while role playing. Higher level thinking is possible within this dynamic play space. They happily engage… Continue reading Listening is a Great Tool for Inspiration