The First Day 5:30 a.m.- Yes, you read that correctly. Haleigh had an early wake-up our first day of school, which always heralds an off schedule for her and usually indicates her being out of sorts due to over tiredness. 7:00 a.m.- Breakfast included a slight meltdown by Haleigh. Not a really awful one, but… Continue reading First Week of Preschool 2016-17!
I can see the floor!! The pencils are sharpened and the books are all lined up with care. The papers are stacked and the shelves are all dusted. T’was the night before school and all through the house… ok, maybe that’s a bit much. Point is, I think I am actually ready. I feel good about … Continue reading Put Your Seatbelts On, We Are a Go For Launch!
I know how this looks. It’s Chaos. But, it’s controlled chaos. Or, that is what I keep telling myself as I continue to remind myself to breathe. This is the storm before the calm. This is my creative process. I like to pull everything out and then put it all away again in a new order,… Continue reading The Storm Before the Calm
The classroom environment can be about how we set up our individual classrooms, but also about creating an environment that allows for discovery of new concepts and mastery of them. The Montessori classroom environment is extremely important for setting our children up for success. It may look a little different for everyone. Follow your child!