Monthly Archives: December 2010

Something Extra

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I know, I know. . . I’m not suppose to be posting until January 10.  I just have one little thing to share.  I’ve added a Something Extra page, you can find it right next to Contact on the menu … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

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Merry Christmas from our family to yours! I hope you all have the most wonderful Christmas and New Years!  I will return on January 9th with SHAPES lesson plan.  See you then!

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Letter of the Week ~ B ~ Bubbles

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Ready for a mess?  Don’t worry it’s a small one, and definitely worth it! what you need: construction paper ~ Letter B ~ glue ~ dish soap ~ tempera paint ~ water ~ shallow cup ~ straw I’ve tried this … Continue reading

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Book Review ~ Christmas 2

We have a Christmas library.  Some books are the ones I grew up reading, some are books that I found while teaching preschool, some are brand new.  Here are 3 of the books I wait all year to bring out. … Continue reading

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Wrapping Presents

Love gift wrapping? Me too.  Have you ever thought of wrapping presents as a way for your kids to learn?  Measuring the paper to fit the size box you are wrapping, math and spacial relation.  Using scissors to cut the … Continue reading

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Pom Pom Sort

If you need a good quite time activity that also has skill building qualities, this is it.  Pom Pom Sort has only a few inexpensive materials, is easy to put together and encourages “alone play” (just in case you need … Continue reading

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Christmas Painting

When our plans changed suddenly this morning, Little M and I found ourselves with two free hours.  “Can I paint?”  I was not one bit surprised with that request,  she loves a mess and what makes more of mess than … Continue reading

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Conversation Jar

I am so excited about this activity.  It combines two inspirations that have touched our home.  Years ago. . . and I am mean YEARS AGO. . . before I was a wife and mother, a d.j. on one of … Continue reading

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Letter of the Week ~ A ~ Apple Stamping

Yeah, lets start with A! what you need: Paint brush ~ tempera paint ~ construction paper ~ apple ~ Letter A Printout ~ glue ~ scissors To prepare the Letter A; print out the A, glue it on a piece … Continue reading

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Book Review ~ Christmas 1

One of my favorite Christmas traditions is the Christmas books we’ve read again and again.  I have listed three of the books I love the most. Fancy Nancy: Splendiferous Christmas By Jane O’Connor          Illustrated by Robin Priess Glasser If you have not … Continue reading

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