Do your kids write at home? My kids have a sudden eagerness to write cards, letters, notes, lists, and books. I’ve been taking a class about creating Playful Spaces in the home and came across the idea for using pegboard as a display option. If you’d like to see the step by step directions for
This was the area in my yard which housed the strawberry plants. I think I should have just called them plants, because they never actually produced strawberries. It’s a fairly sunny spot, but just not sunny enough for berries. On Friday I dug up all of the strawberry plants to make room for something new.
I’m a kindergarten teacher and the mother of a kindergartener. I’m always on the look out for books my kids can read independently. It’s not easy finding great books that 5 and 6 year olds can read. We tried the BOB books, but my daughter thought they were boring. I have to admit, I think
I can’t say I call myself an author, but I’ve written a book! Well, not a real book. It’s an e-book. Ok, actually it’s more like an e-booklet. It’s short, sweet, and to the point. You see, I’m a kindergarten teacher with a love of teaching literacy and early childhood. When I sent my son
I love using the five senses as a springboard for writing in the classroom. When a child writes a simple sentence about how much they like ice cream, the five senses are a natural way to invite the writer to tell you more. We talk about the flavors and how it feels on your tongue