Making decisions is tough. Especially when you are 4 years old. It is easy to be persuaded to choose what a friend wants instead of what you want. I have had many students that make a choice about favorite color, favorite food, or favorite vacation spot and immediately change their choice after hearing what a … More Would You Rather…?
Where I live is very hot. There is no snow. Maybe every 5 years we get a freak snow storm. But the snow is usually melted within an hour of landing on the ground. I asked my students, “How many of you have been to the snow?” One asked, “What’s snow?” So, when I saw … More Snow in the Desert
This month, Mother Goose Time sent counting bear manipulatives in their box. We have been using them all month with various activities. Counting Using manipulatives, like the counting bears, is a great way to teach 1-1 correspondence. As the students count, they point to each bear giving that bear a number. Most students can verbally … More Counting Bears
Earlier this week, my students explored shapes. We learned about illustrators and how shapes can be used and arranged to create bigger pictures. Mother Goose Time suggested an activity to teach students to draw using shapes. Most of the students I teach are younger and can’t draw all the shapes yet. They can draw circles … More Shape Pictures