Obstacles Defeated. Reflections, K Week 8

The idea of some obstacles hang over your head and you can’t mentally muscle your way past them.  Others, you can physically muscle your way past them, and others you kind of do both.  Some obstacles are just too big, … Continue reading

Soccer Struggles. Reflections, K Week 7

Soccer is in the girl’s blood, there’s no doubt about that.  Her father comes from a soccer-playing country where everyone knows how to play soccer.  She could dribble a ball within a month of learning how to walk (aka: when … Continue reading

Blue + Yellow Doesn’t Necessarily Equal What You Think. Reflections, K Weeks 5 and 6

These past two weeks, our Moving Beyond The Page unit focused on friendship and colors, centering on Leo Leonni’s book, Little Blue and Little Yellow.  Elizabeth thoroughly enjoyed this unit, as it involved lots of color blending.  Per the curriculum, … Continue reading

Nature Walks – August 2015

“So come, get ready.  Don’t delay!  We’re on a nature trail today.” ~Maurice Pledger, from In the Forest August is one of my favorite months here in Central New York.  Everything is green and lush, though, if one looks they … Continue reading