Tag Archives: Experiences

Connecting Animals and Children In Early Childhood

I’ve always been an animal lover.  I was that little girl who brought home stray cat after stray cat.  My mom still reminds me of the day that I stood on the front porch and cried, “Her bones are sticking out!  Can we keep her?”  As an adult, I still have animals around my house

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Bats Books and Model Magic

We’ve been reading a lot of bat books lately in my kindergarten class.  Some books are fiction and others are non-fiction.  Obviously, the non-fiction books have a lot of great information about bats, but the fiction books are not without their important details about bats.  The kids have been very interested in learning about the

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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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