Pie-rate Face

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by Alisha The self portraits have been a huge part of our study of identity. Many of the older children wondered if they would ever get the opportunity to make collage self portraits like the younger children did. Today I had an appointment with them to make the collage self portraits. Many of them got inspiration from the younger children … Read More

Little Moon

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by Alisha Today we celebrated ZE’s 3rd birthday! The amount of love in our classroom for ZE is very big. Many of the children expressed their big love with drawings and cards that filled up ZE’s cubby today. ZE is still getting used to being in a classroom full of kids, away from her Mama. But little by little ZE … Read More

Anger

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As they were finishing their work a chorus went up of recognition of a part of their selves:

Look at my anger!

Look at my anger!

Look at mine!

Look at mine!

Hey, Hay!

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by Alisha Today during explore time a group of children explored the wonders of hay by cooking, throwing, hiding, watching, breaking, mixing, transporting and raking it in the bike barn.

Music, Dance and Water Play

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by Alisha MH’s mama drew a crowd as she read a book to MH this morning. ME rests on the bed OW and her made after negotiating with OW about how long each of their turns will be. MH and EA play in the  tactile tub EA watches SS play the xylophone during a music appointment with Laura during explore time. … Read More

Do You Remember Me?

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By Laura Abby and Mike joined us today to celebrate DH’s third birthday. She brought a special personalized lunch box  and her dear Lamby to share. She received Lamby before she was born from a family friend in Idaho. DH explained Lamby’s importance, “I was with Lamby in my bed when I heard a terrible horrible noise. . . And … Read More

From Under Five Pounds to Five Years

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By Laura Today we celebrated AM’s fifth trip around the sun. His dad, Ben, joined in the festivities. Ben told us that when AM was born he weighed only 4 lbs, 13 ounces. AM swooped a photo of his mom holding him when he was about one month old.  Ben also told us about a collection of special gifts AM … Read More