Five in a Row · Kindergarten · Preschool

Mike Mulligan & His Steam Shovel – Five in a Row Preschool & Kindergarten

Do you ever have moments when you are overwhelmed with gratitude?  I had one earlier as I watched baby Q take a few crawls forward.  I am blessed to be able to stay home and be here for all the little moments but even more than that, I felt so grateful as I watched M… Continue reading Mike Mulligan & His Steam Shovel – Five in a Row Preschool & Kindergarten

Five in a Row · Kindergarten · Preschool

The Rag Coat – Five in a Row Preschool & Kindergarten

I like most of the books we’ve read with Five in a Row this year but our latest is definitely my favorite – The Rag Coat by Lauren Mills.  The Amazon description sums it up pretty well, “With paintings that capture all the beauty of Appalachia in authentic detail, this tender story about a resourceful… Continue reading The Rag Coat – Five in a Row Preschool & Kindergarten

Five in a Row · Kindergarten · Preschool

Cranberry Thanksgiving: Five in a Row Preschool/Kindergarten

It seems like our days are busier than ever lately but I’m finally getting a chance to catch up on the blog and share some of the great books we’ve been reading!  One of those great books is Cranberry Thanksgiving by Wende and Harry Devlin.  This served as a perfect backdrop to our week leading… Continue reading Cranberry Thanksgiving: Five in a Row Preschool/Kindergarten

Kindergarten · Learning Ideas · Preschool

See with Your Ears: Echolocation – Science for Preschool & Kindergarten

I am a big nerd when it comes to science and I try to expose my kids to it any chance I get.  Most interesting science courses and curriculum are geared towards older kids though, which is why I was really excited to learn about Be Naturally Curious.  Be Naturally Curious has designed a dozen… Continue reading See with Your Ears: Echolocation – Science for Preschool & Kindergarten

Kindergarten · Preschool · Tot School

Dinosaur Unit for Tots, Preschool & Kindergarten

As part of my overall plan for the year, I am incorporating monthly themes into our work and we recently finished our first one!  This past month, our theme was Dinosaurs and it provided a great backdrop for our learning and lots of fun. In all fairness, this was not M’s favorite theme but J… Continue reading Dinosaur Unit for Tots, Preschool & Kindergarten