I always say that Fall is my favorite time in Kindergarten, but then Spring arrives and Spring HAS to be my favorite season. I love setting up outdoor learning stations and I also love bringing the outdoors inside! I’ve learned to love the connection to the outdoors through my reading and research in Reggio Inspired
We all love Summer. Carefree days of sunshine and playing outside are teamed with family vacations and lazy afternoons. As a teacher, my mind also goes to the dreaded Summer Slide. Don’t get visions of a fabulous slip and slide in our head when I mention the Summer Slide. The Summer Slide is something teachers
Not too long ago, I hosted a dinner party and the theme of the party was honey. Every recipe used had honey as an ingredient. I went to one of the “fancy” grocery stores in our area and they had several different types of honey to purchase. I decided to get clover, raspberry, and blackberry
Setting up Reggio Inspired activities in the classroom has been easy for me to do on a small scale, at home with my own kids or as a single “station” during our kindergarten center time. Thinking about Provocations and Reggio Inspired work on a larger scale has always been a bit more intimidating for me.
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