Tag Archives: early childhood

Cowboy up!

Last September the class was simply obsessed with horses. We launched into a huge horse project, and of course the cowboys and cowgirls needed horses to ride. We made these stick horses in class with heavy duty cardboard tubes (a … Continue reading

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Making peace with here

Peace is a daily, a weekly, a monthly process, gradually changing opinions, slowly eroding old barriers, quietly building new structures. —   John F. Kennedy In my heart, I work in a progressive play-based program that fully integrates indoor and … Continue reading

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You’ve got mail

The dogs and I made our daily walk to check the mail today, and I was delighted to find a letter from one of my kindergarteners-to-be. The sweetly scrawled addresses and an off-kilter stamp made sure this treasure made its … Continue reading

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Reflections and revisions

To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe. —Anatole France It’s summer vacation. Snow cones, beaches, great novels, roller coasters and garden fresh produce are definitely on my itinerary. But so … Continue reading

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Enjoying the season

I hope this space serves as a means to explore and document my experiences, research, and antics in early childhood education, as well as a means by which to connect with others who are passionate about honoring and nurturing each … Continue reading

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