October 30

Lola Molts

We noticed that Lola looked pale which was the sign she was going to shed her skin.  Then we watched as she worked hard to pull off her old skin by rubbing it against the rocks and sand.  She also tried pulling it off with her mouth.  About an hour later, she finally rubbed off the last piece around her face.

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October 30

Parent Spots

We’ve had two crafty Parent Spots.  We heard a cute story about bats and then we each created a bat.  During the next Parent Spot, we decorated pumpkins using pointillism.  I sure have creative parents!

 

October 27

Pumpkins


Being a Christian is like being a pumpkin. God lifts you up, takes you in, and washes all the dirt off of you.  He opens you up, touches you deep inside and scoops out all the yucky stuff- including the seeds of doubt, hate, and greed.  Then he carves you a new smiling face and puts His light inside of you to shine for all the world to see.

October 25

Stitchery Project

Andy was the first one to complete his pumpkin stitchery today.  It’s a great activity to develop eye hand coordination, spatial awareness, and problem solving.  It is lots of fun too!  More pictures coming soon…

stitchery

October 23

Ladybugs

 We are learning about ladybugs.  Ladybugs go through metamorphosis.  Watch this you tube to learn more about the ladybug life cycle.  Our ladybugs are currently in the larva stage.  They have doubled in size since they arrived last Friday.

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October 22

Favorite Authors

With all the excitement about the Book Fair, I thought this was a good time to share links to some of our favorite authors’ web sites.  These sites will keep your child busy learning for hours.  Please always check each site before your child uses it.

Dav Pilkey (Capain Underpants and Ricky Ricotta)

Mary Pope Osborne (Magic Tree House)

Daisy Meadow’s (Fairy Series)

Nate the Great

Mike Thaler (Black Lagoon)

Peggy Parish (Amelia Bedelia)

Ellen Miles (Puppy Place)

Megan McDonald (Stink and Judy Moody)

Jeff Brown (Flat Stanley)

Barbara Park (Junie B. Jones)

Nick Bruel (Bad Kitty)

Shel Silverstein

Geronimo Stilton

Raold Dahl

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