Monthly Archives: March 2011

Letter of the week. . .week ~ Chicka Chicka Boom Boom flannel story

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Have you heard of Chicka Chicka Boom Boom?  If not, get in the car and drive to the bookstore. . .you MUST own this book!  Between teaching preschool and reading to my own little ones, no other book has had … Continue reading

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letter of the week. . .week ~ LETTER SOUND GAMES

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Playing with letter sounds is so much fun, we are always finding new ways to add in a little practice.  In fact tonight after our story I asked M and M to give me a word that started with the … Continue reading

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letter of the week. . .week ~ M BAG

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Do you remember the Mystery Bag activity Little M and T.L. enjoyed while we were exploring Sense of Touch?  I changed the rules just a bit to make it work for our letter of the week M Bag and “WOW” … Continue reading

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letter of the week. . .week ~ LETTER BOX

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Back in December I posted a list of letter activities great to accompany the letter of the week.  This week I am going to be introducing them again.  Since our letter of the week is M, and isn’t that fitting … Continue reading

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find a preschool series. . . part 2

Last week I started off the series with part 1 Finding Preschool Phone Numbers. Now that you have a list of numbers you may be wondering how to narrow that list down.  Obviously you are not going to waste your time visiting … Continue reading

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Letter of the week ~ L ~ Lacing

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Unfortunately the letter L bombed big time in our house.  Not once, but twice!  My first attempt was to do a little Leaf Rubbing onto a piece of paper with the Letter L.  Apparently leaf rubbing and I do not mix. … Continue reading

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Book Review ~ Gardening

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Scarecrow written by Cynthia Rylant  illustrated by Lauren Stinger There is a peacefulness to this book that begs for the words to be whispered.  The illustrations tell their own story and pausing to enjoy the picture happened on every page. … Continue reading

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painting a still life. . .GARDENING portrait

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I was really trying to find a good art activity to accompany our week of gardening.  I knew I wanted Little M to create a piece of art that would represent the peat pot still completely brown. . .waiting to … Continue reading

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recording data. . .GARDENING research journal

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After we planted our seeds on Sunday, we came inside.  It was windy and really cold so I started a fire and spread the art mat out on the floor.  We got right to work on research journals to accompany … Continue reading

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singing while we work. . .GARDENING song

I love to sing, always have, so we sing A LOT around here.  When we find a great song we can be heard singing it all day, and the best songs are the ones that can be added to or … Continue reading

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