I’m not going to lie. I’ve a bit obsessed with early childhood education that is inspired by Reggio Emilia, Italy. This obsession has gone on for about the last 10-12 years. I’ve read books, taken classes, discovered blogs, and even had the chance to teach an online course based on Reggio Inspired early childhood education.
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
It’s been warm and rainy, here in the Pacific Northwest, for the past few weeks. The weather has me really thinking about garden projects. My kids are great at helping me in the garden. We spend time weeding, adding compost, planting flowers, and adding vegetable starts to the vegetable garden. At home, I rotate the
Thanksgiving is here, which means that Gingerbread Season has officially begun! I truly believe that if there was a title of Gingerbread Queen, it would be mine. At home and in the classroom, December is filled with gingerbread. (Side note: I think part of the reason I love it so much is that it’s not
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