Identifying Areas To Improve Upon. Reflections, Paul’s Pre-K, Week 3

Week three done already!  It feels like we’ve been at this for much longer than that!  Paul is into it, he asks to do his “homework” just as sister had to do her’s during the school year.  I love that … Continue reading

Nature Walks – February 2016

“So come, get ready.  Don’t delay!  We’re on a nature trail today.” ~Maurice Pledger, from In the Forest February was up and down as far as weather went this year – we had 50-degree days, a day of freezing rain … Continue reading

Nature Walks – January 2016

“So come, get ready.  Don’t delay!  We’re on a nature trail today.” ~Maurice Pledger, from In the Forest January 2016 was amazingly warm and lovely for…well…January…in upstate New York.  Alas, I feel that I totally missed the month though!  I don’t … Continue reading

Nature Walks – December 2015

“So come, get ready.  Don’t delay!  We’re on a nature trail today.” ~Maurice Pledger, from In The Forest For the most part, December 2015 was in the 50’s here in upstate NY, we didn’t even have a white Christmas.  Snow … Continue reading

Nature Walks – October 2015

“So come, get ready. Don’t delay! We’re on a nature trail today.” ~Maurice Pledger, from In the Forest As I keep saying, time just feels like it’s flying, and I can’t believe that October is come and gone! For the … Continue reading

Dispersing Milkweed Seeds. Reflections, K Week 12

I think I’ve finally had the inspiration for my children’s book!  And it comes, of all things, from my own amazing daughter.  Well, it should come as no surprise really.  She really is so amazing! She has been having a … Continue reading

Nature Walks – September 2015

“So come, get ready.   Don’t delay!  We’re on a nature trail today.” ~Maurice Pledger, from In The Forest September.  September done, no less.  Actually, my nature walks pictures from September 2014 were in my mind all month.  I kept remember … 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