Tag Archives: Works For Me Wednesday

Works For Me Wednesday- Morning Message

Every morning when I taught first grade I would write a “Morning Message” to my students on a white board.  It would always start “Today is …” and then the day and date.  Then I would write about what we were talking about today and where we were going for specials (art, music, PE, computer)  [...]

Works For Me Wednesday- Spring Break

This week our whole family is on Spring Break.  My husband is a teacher so he gets the whole week off too which is wonderful! The past two years I have had Ashlyn create a top ten list of things she wanted to do over Spring Break. I love seeing that it’s the simple things she enjoys.  [...]

Works For Me Wednesday- Discovery Tables

I have always used Discovery Tables in my class but this week I decided to do them at home too.  If you don’t know what I am talking about, Discovery Tables are tables that you put different things in such as water, soil, bird seed, sand, etc. and other items for kids to explore with.  [...]

Works For Me Wednesday- Room Time

Every morning my girls spend between 30 to 45 minutes playing by themselves in their rooms.  I started this when both were about 2 months old and have done it almost every morning since.  When they were that young, it was play pen time.  At first, we put them in their car seat and put [...]

Works For Me Wednesday

Spring Break and summer time will be here before you know it and that means going on more road trips with the kids.  My kids are 5 and 2 and have always done pretty good on long trips.  They can entertain themselves and don’t mind being strapped in their car-seats for hours on end.  Here are [...]