SPACE FROM EARTH

From space, Earth looks like a blue marble with white swirls and areas of brown, yellow, green, and white. The blue is water, which covers about 71 percent of Earth’s surface. The white swirls are clouds. The areas of brown, yellow, and green are land. This month we are learning so much about our world…

METAMORPHOSIS – Week 3

From egg to butterfly! One of my favorite things to learn about! The opportunity to watch and learn about a caterpillar changing into a butterfly has always been fascinating to me. Learning about the life cycle of a butterfly is an essential life science concept. This week we learn about the butterfly egg, caterpillar, chrysalis,…

BEE BASIC’S – WEEK 1

So much to learn when learning about our outside world. I enjoy teaching outside and would love to have an outdoor classroom but until then we will take our learning wherever we go! This month we are learning a lot about life science, exploring nature with my kids, and asking open-ended questions. This week we…

BEES and WASP – Week 2

Teaching with Experience Early Learning Curriculum is an awesome way for kids to learn hands-on. These experiences that this curriculum provides all of the hands-on activities, and opportunities to play and engage in inquiry and wonder. Our children were so surprised to learn how many different types of bees there were. SMALL GROUP LITERACY How…

WILD WEST

Howdy! We have had such an amazing time learning about the Wild West we pretended to lasso, ride and care for our pretend coat rack horse and had an absolute amazing time! It is so important to petend play it is essential or a child’s social and emotional development. Pretend Play: Promotes physical development. Imaginative…

DESERT NIGHT

Deserts are some of the driest places on earth. There are three types of deserts: hot deserts, cold deserts, and coastal deserts and in each desert, there are different types of animals. This week we will learn about the desert cottontail, coyotes, and rattlesnakes. DESERT COTTONTAIL PUPPET What do you do at night? What do…

SAHARA DESERT

Discovering what lives in the desert! Why is that always so interesting. My kids love learning about different places around the world. We are close to the Mojave Desert but this week we learned about the Sahara. This week we are learning about camels, small desert animals, The Great Pyramid, and the plants of the…

MOJAVE DESERT

Learning about the desert and its ecosystem can help children best understand Earth Science. This week we learned about the Mojave Desert, the desert tortoise, burro, cactus, and the plants of the Mojave. Many people only think of animals when they learn of ecosystems, but in reality, an ecosystem has animals, plants, and NON-living things…

HEALTH

Learning how to take care of ourselves is an important skill for kids to learn. This week we learned about what types of foods are nutritious, how to stay active and rest. We learned about getting a doctor’s check-up or dentist and how to make sure we stay healthy. With Experience Early Learning Curriculum they…

FITNESS – READY SET LEARN

Fitness is such an important thing in our life the ability to get our children moving and controlling their muscles in an indoor or outdoor environment is key to helping them stay healthy. This week with Experience Early Learning Curriculum we are learning about the heart and how to have a healthy heart. We looked…