You never know what you’re going to find in a monastery. 🙂 Continue Reading
Month: October 2013
Celebrating feeding the hungry with Pajama Day!
We did it again … and more! Last week saw the final day for the 2013 Hunger Drive. Our young ones collected 239 cans of food. Wow!
Children understand and empathize with the pain of hunger. They have a simple solution when we talk about it. They say, let’s feed them! Continue Reading
Yay for the First Snow!
Oh no! It’s the first snow, and it’s only October! Teacher always have a harder time keeping students’ attention on the first snowfall of the school year.
I guess I can’t blame them. I am almost as excited as they are! Continue Reading
Falling for God’s seasons
Changing seasons bring lots of themes into the classroom.
Last week we talk about autumn, how seeds, leaves and fruit fall during fall.
When we got back to school after the weekend, we found it had happened at Grace. Continue Reading
Blessing the Fish, Lizzards, Gerbils, Dogs and Cats
The Feast of St. Francis was super fun this year.
That’s because we had a blessing of the animals after school last Friday (which made the whole day suspenseful, of course). 🙂 Continue Reading
Calming preschool fears for picture day
Wednesday was picture day at Our Lady of Grace. Always an exciting – and sometimes even scary – time for preschoolers.
Some of the kids are naturals in front of the camera – already movie stars! They show all their teeth in a dazzling smile, or pull funny faces. Others are scared and won’t smile. They don’t trust these strange people. Continue Reading