Tag Archives: favorite children’s books

Lemons to Lemonade – A Recipe, Books, and a DVD

I absolutely love cooking and baking with my kids in the classroom.  Following recipes, writing our own recipes, making predictions about what we are going to make, and tasting new things are some of the things I love about bringing food into the classroom. This one was a no-brainer. Lemons, sugar, water, and a lemon

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Those Darn Squirrels!

We have a squirrel problem at my house.  I fight with those darn squirrels every year when I plant my sunflower seeds.  I plant hundreds every year and I never have a single flower to show for it.  I haven’t given up on my planting, but every year I cringe as I watch them digging

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The Mitten: A Felt Story Retelling

I think every early childhood teacher in the country uses Jan Brett’s books in the Winter.  I love The Mitten!  It is one of those absolute-must have  books for the kindergarten classroom.  A few years ago I was lucky enough to have a wonderful parent in my classroom who was incredibly talented.  She saw that

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