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Tomorrow is Friday!

My life as a kindergarten enrichment teacher still is a bit of a rollercoaster. Some days are joyous and filled with wonder, hugs, and the magic of childhood. Thankfully most days are good! Some days are grueling filled with five year … Continue reading

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Whack-a-Mole

I’ve had an incredibly difficult start to the school year. In fact it’s been a real nightmare! Thankfully things finally seem to be gelling and coming together in a positive way! My morning class has been ok, but my afternoon … Continue reading

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Mr. Zip

This summer I’ve had three classes that I meet with once a week on Thursdays. The preschool art group has been the class that I’ve enjoyed the most and that I really look forward to.  I’ve had a core group … Continue reading

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Permission

A couple of weeks ago I brought some Crayola Model Magic to class for my kindergarten students.  They had a ball mixing colors, rolling it, making balls, and creating little creatures like snails and snakes.  They thought it felt marshmallowy. … Continue reading

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A Different Angle

I’ve been reading Teacher Tom’s blog almost every day for about a month.  He’s an inspiring educator, and I just love reading his descriptions of play based curriculum.  Almost two weeks ago I got together with my Friday Art Homeschool group, … Continue reading

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