Tag Archives: Favorite Books

Exploring Trees Through Inquiry: A Reggio Inspired Unit

It’s almost time for me to start thinking about my Reggio Inspired Exploring Trees Through Inquiry unit.  I absolutely love teaching this unit with my kindergarten students and I’ve found that Spring is a great time to begin this unit in kindergarten.  It is such a fun unit that is packed with science, reading, writing,

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Sky Color Paintings

Have you seen this book?  I love Sky Color, by Peter H. Reynolds.  All of his books are inspiring and speak to creativity.  We read this book in my kindergarten classroom last week and started really looking at the sky. Winter, in the Pacific Northwest, does not always lend itself to a sky study.  We

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Reading In Kindergarten

I love this time of year, in Kindergarten.  It’s a magical time, when kids go from saying, “I don’t know how to read!” to “Hey, I can read this book!”  I’ve been telling them they could do it all along, but it usually take until about February for the kids to start believing it. Some

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