Preschool: Dentistry

(part of the Finding Nemo unit) I did this lesson on a day that Red could be home with us. Unfortunately it was a while ago and I don’t remember well everything we did. Books: “The Berenstain Bears Visit the Dentist” and probably something else but I can’t remember. I used Red as my guest […]

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Preschool: Australian Music

(note: this is part of a larger unit that will result in a “Finding Nemo” movie party) Background music: Yothu Yindi Read: “Where the Forest Meets the Sea” by Jennie Baker and “Marsupial Sue” by John Lithgow. In “The Aboriginal Peoples of Australia” open to page with didjeridu and have children identify a musical instrument. Talk […]

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True Story

Red asked why their trash can was in their sink. I explained that I’ve been trying to get rid of the smell in their bathroom for a couple of days. “Here,” I said, holding the can toward him. “I cleaned it out this morning and even now it still smells like pee.” Red agreed with me […]

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Just Like Dad

For Christmas both of the boys received a mini “shaving kit” from my Mum. It included a hairbrush, a comb, a tooth brush, toothpaste, and a plastic “razor.” They take their kits on vacation and camping, and sometimes even remember to brush their hair. This afternoon Blue came downstairs with a blue face. He had […]

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