Reflections of Play

It’s a beautiful day, the sun is shining and the garden is blooming. The ground is damp from the morning sprinklers and young children are exploring the garden with all its natural sensory rich stimulants. Adam, a two-year-old discovers a discarded paper cup on the ground. He picks it up, turns it over, and purposefully … More Reflections of Play

A Beautiful Story

It was an awesome morning of engagement and purpose as I read this book to my K-2 religious school class. The children went home chatting about the story and I was in awe of how the lesson evolved. This beautiful story is about responsibility, kindness and respecting earth’s garden.  After God tells Noah to build … More A Beautiful Story

Tic Tac Toe

It all started with Dr. Seuss and celebrating his birthday with the rest of America. We had a tic tac toe game for the children to cut out and learn how to play.  The game pieces consisted of birthday cakes and stovepipe hats. Some children understood “three in a row” while others struggled with it. … More Tic Tac Toe

Acorn Mania

Who knew you could do so much with acorns!  My backyard is filled with them, they are everywhere. I have only seen acorns as a nuisance until this year.  Now they are a treasure trove of learning for the classroom. Sometimes I feel like a kid in a candy store with all the discoveries we … More Acorn Mania