Shapes and Lines

Another one of those six skills children should have by the time they reach kindergarten is letter knowledge. Knowing that shapes and lines form letters; knowing the names and sounds of letters too.   Continue reading

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Build it Up and Knock it Down

This week begins our summer Playgroup. The weather is cooperating so I put out the bubbles, sidewalk chalk, paint brushes and water on the patio.  Kids love painting pictures with water and then watch the images evaporate. See how I was able to sneak in a little science lesson through play. Continue reading