Spring is finally here (albeit late) and it is the perfect time of the year to think about seasons. The days are getting longer and we are finally able to get outside everyday. Change is everywhere and helping children recognize these changes in their environment, encourages observational skills. Looking for buds on trees, spring lambs... Continue Reading →
Eric Carle is truly inspiring and a staple in many kindergarten classrooms. Brown Bear, Brown Bear is one of Fred's favourite books at the moment. Rose also loves that fact that she can read (recite) it with no effort. Earlier in the week we stuck paper and coloured Black Sheep. Yes, the art opportunities are... Continue Reading →
The Light Cube is a wonderfully versatile light source. It can be used in many different ways including as a light table. Here it is shown as a light inside a reading fort.
Interested in learning more about the light cube? Check it out here: http://www.qualityclassrooms.com/light-cube.html
Although November 16th is the official Louis Riel Day, in Manitoba February is the month for celebrating Métis culture. The third Monday in February is Family Day in some provinces. In Manitoba it is Louis Riel Day; a statutory holiday. This day also coincides with Festival du Voyageur. Festival du Voyageur runs from February 14-23 this year and... Continue Reading →
Finding a great place to curl up with a good book is rewarding. If it is cozy and feels like you can escape from the world, even better. Have a look at these: Taken from: Beneath the Apple Tree from A Little Delightful Floor pillow from Rusta Upp Closet turned book nook from Thrifty Décor... Continue Reading →
Learning to read is a challenging and exciting time. Having books that a child can identify with and understand makes a difference when encouraging a 'love' to read. A child's classroom is a safe heaven for them to feel confident to explore, make mistakes, learn and grow. Having resources that relate to their heritage help... Continue Reading →