random musings from this most excellent Thursday
picture Madelene doing a lovely wake-up dance to the music from Aristocats for Oscar after his nap
who thought it was a good idea to put shoes in the orbeez bin?
teeter-totters are such wonderful tools for teaching cooperation and trust
we have intel that the new playground at LaTourette park will finally be open THIS SATURDAY!!!
consent means asking before shooting with water. Good idea or bad idea? Shoot the slide? Shoot the guinea pigs? Shoot the tomatoes? Shoot teacher Cara? Shoot the blanket? How about a rock?
connect-4 is a fine game, whether or not one's object is actually to connect 4
we ate the first blueberries from the bush. And Madelene gave hers to Oscar.
I scrapped my first 'rule' of returning a vehicle to it's shady under-porch when I found myself facilitating that policy nonstop. How about we just take them all out and clean up together when we're done?
policies need to be flexible to the children and the circumstances (all within consistency and overall structure)
Oscar rocks a pink polka dot hat with shades
Vienna recently went from being one of the youngest, to the oldest. And rises to the responsibility.
I love my job