Seed Planting with Recycables!

  Finally, we’ve had several days of sunshine and no wet weather! 🙂   With enough warm sun pouring through the windows my seeds were ready to be planted.  I saved up some applesauce containers, egg cartons, and coffee pods to use for my seed planting.  In the above picture I planted some red sunflower seeds,  andContinue reading “Seed Planting with Recycables!”

The joy of a wooden tool bench and more!

  This is another addition to the building and construction area!  I prefer wooden toys that really do what they claim.  I also enjoy the fact that the tools all work and are just right for young developing fine motor muscles of children ages 3-5. 🙂   This particular learning set is one the children could haveContinue reading “The joy of a wooden tool bench and more!”

Emotional Stability

     I am using the term Emotional Stability as a way to clarify the difference with a well used early learning term and one that I have been consistently observing for the past twenty years.  Emotional stability is not the same as the well used term social /emotional development.  Emotional stability referrers to how aContinue reading “Emotional Stability”

Join Me on Saturday, May 30th, 2015 for a Tour!

Dear Families of preschool aged children, Please pencil me in for this Saturday, May 30th, 2015!  The Marigold School of Early Learning will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for a tour!                                           Continue reading “Join Me on Saturday, May 30th, 2015 for a Tour!”

Dramatic Play

Dramatic Play is for both boys and girls and their imaginations can be very entertaining and enlightening! 🙂 In the picture above we see a table setting for desert, yet it doesn’t really matter what materials or props you have available for a kitchen area, because young children will use almost anything to represent whatContinue reading “Dramatic Play”

Canterbury Bells Question?

   Sorry for the blurry picture, but my camera refused to focus on this flower. 😦                                                                              Continue reading “Canterbury Bells Question?”

Frosting Flowers

Hi!  This was a gluten, dairy and potato free vanilla and chocolate cake with vanilla butter cream frosting I made about two months ago.  My parents loved it!  The blue flowers turned out, but my pink ones had troubles.  Oh, the butter cream is made with a non-hydrogenated margarine and shortening. I think it wouldContinue reading “Frosting Flowers”