Category: Nature

Summer

A wonderful field trip to mark the end of a wonderful school year. Looking back, the events, activities and learning were all certainly memorable – but it’s the kids that make this job so special.  I’ll miss this group of …

Green Thumbs

That long weekend was really something.  Hopefully everyone feels rested and rejuvenated for the last home stretch. Although we’ve had a lovely taste of the sunshine over here on the west coast, our holiday was punctuated with – yet again …

Plants, Pilates and the Number Four

As I’ve mentioned before, I have a student teacher this year.  Since it’s always challenging letting go and trusting that someone else can do the job of teaching your class, I feel incredibly lucky that Ms. Kang was assigned to …

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(images: Susie Jungemann for Babyccino Kids)

Just another Friday

Friday afternoons are just so lovely. Soft music, idle chitchat… There really is no better way to wind down a busy week than to let down our hair, loosen our grip, and create some wonderful works of art. Just beautiful. …

January Author Study: Steve Jenkins

I’ve sung the praises of Steve Jenkins‘ books before so it’s no surprise that he’s our feature author for this month. Kids, big and small are naturally drawn to nature and animals; Jenkins makes learning about them super engaging, fun, …