Tag Archives: Jack

Finding His Conscience

Lately the four year old, Jack, has been becoming very distraught when told he did something naughty. There have been tears and tantrums, and throwing toys over consequences like sitting for four minutes that he used to just calmly do. … Continue reading

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Kitchen Kids: The Three Year Old

    He’s three and he loves to “be the kitchen helper” but what can he usefully do?   Quite a bit actually. He saves me a lot of steps! He: Fetches things- most cans have pictures so he can … Continue reading

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Invitations To Play And Learn: Work Trays

One of the things that I have learned over time is that limits improve children’s interactions with the materials around them. Over the past several months I’ve been trying to include limits as natural guides in our learning spaces. One … Continue reading

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Two Weeks of Silence

Any blogger out there will tell you that not blogging for a couple of weeks with no explanation of why is not a good way to build traffic! It’s true, but sometimes life intervenes and the blog goes right down … Continue reading

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Eeyore Takes A Bath

Jack has a favorite stuffed animal that we call Eeyore. He’s small, just right for a toddler’s hands (although Jack usually carries him by holding his ears in his mouth) and made of worn and faded grey-blue terry cloth. He … Continue reading

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