We are back in school and I am with my preschoolers. Yay!
We began, as so many schools today, with Unpack your Backpack night.
Students and their families could meet their teachers, see their new classrooms, unpack their supplies, and – in our case – enjoy a fun hot dog dinner.
This year I did a couple of new things. Continue Reading
School starts in just a couple of weeks and I can’t wait.
Yes, I know I’ll be dying for some time off in, say, a week, but hey. I love my kids and can’t wait to see them!!! Continue Reading
Time to gear up for the new school year. YAY!
I’m back in preschool and already am having more fun than most adults usually have at work.
I hope the kids have a fraction of as much fun. We’re beginning with a new theme. (Have you guessed what it is? ;) ) Continue Reading
To prepare myself – and my students-to-be! – for the fall semester, I am making a colorful knot rosary for each child.
The rosaries are very personal. That is, as I make the knots, I hold in my heart the child for whom the rosary is being made. Continue Reading
If you’ve been following this blog for a while, you know I always get sad at the end of the year. I miss all the cute little faces, sticky hands and full-on hugs!
But this year also brings an exciting change: I will be returning to a preschool classroom 5 days/week. YAY!!! Continue Reading
Who doesn’t like to pop bubble wrap? If you think you
have fun with it, imagine a whole preschool popping bubbles!
That’s just what happened this week, when I tried a new (noisy) way of teaching the alphabet. Using bubble wrap saved by Sister Marilyn (thanks, Sister!!!), I wrote letters on some of the bubbles. Some bubbles remained blank.
He will teach you everything. (John 14:26)
This week is Teacher Appreciation Week, so this is the perfect Gospel for the Catholic teachers among us today!
We have many teachers in our lives, the majority of whom we don’t have in school. Continue Reading