Tag Archives: Books We’re Reading Now

The Seasons: Fall

It’s a rainy Fall day, here in the Pacific Northwest.  Our nature table is filled with drying sunflowers, apples, and a new book. Fall, published by Barron’s is one of my favorite books to read to my kindergarten class. I love encouraging the kids to collect leaves in the Fall and create pictures with them.

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If Rocks Could Sing

I’ve been a “rock nerd” my whole life.  I remember starting my collection with any rocks that sparkled, when I was about 5 years old.  I had a rock box that I added my precious stones to.  My mom used to ask, “Are you going to save those forever? What in the world are you

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How Does Your Garden Grow?

We’ve been busy in kindergarten lately.  (Well, kindergarten is always a busy place.)  I love setting up different provocations for the kids using natural materials, art supplies, and questions for them to think about.  I have a cute little wooden table in my classroom that is the place, kids have figured out, that I set

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