Wednesday, May 16, 2012

something to think about...

Something cool.... I found this article on line and copied part of it for you to read. Its about the 50 things your child should do before he/she is 11 years old. Have a many have you done yourself? How many spark memories of your childhood? Wouldn't it be great to have your child share in some of the same good memories? To read the full article click the link! The list 1. Climb a tree 2. Roll down a really big hill 3. Camp out in the wild 4. Build a den 5. Skim a stone 6. Run around in the rain 7. Fly a kite 8. Catch a fish with a net 9. Eat an apple straight from a tree 10. Play conkers 11. Throw some snow 12. Hunt for treasure on the beach 13. Make a mud pie 14. Dam a stream 15. Go sledging 16. Bury someone in the sand 17. Set up a snail race 18. Balance on a fallen tree 19. Swing on a rope swing 20. Make a mud slide 21. Eat blackberries growing in the wild 22. Take a look inside a tree 23. Visit an island 24. Feel like you’re flying in the wind 25. Make a grass trumpet 26. Hunt for fossils and bones 27. Watch the sun wake up 28. Climb a huge hill 29. Get behind a waterfall 30. Feed a bird from your hand 31. Hunt for bugs 32. Find some frogspawn 33. Catch a butterfly in a net 34. Track wild animals 35. Discover what’s in a pond 36. Call an owl 37. Check out the crazy creatures in a rock pool 38. Bring up a butterfly 39. Catch a crab 40. Go on a nature walk at night 41. Plant it, grow it, eat it 42. Go wild swimming 43. Go rafting 44. Light a fire without matches 45. Find your way with a map and a compass 46. Try bouldering 47. Cook on a campfire 48. Try abseiling 49. Find a geocache 50. Canoe down a river

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

A Couple more days and then it's the weekend!

Wow, it feels like forever since I have been on here. There has been a lot happening! We bought a house and have been busy with renovations and last week I was LUCKY enough to travel with Mrs. Effa to the International Reading Conference in CHICAGO!! Besides eating, eating, and more eating...we did take part in some very good seminars, workshops, and presenters. What an amazing experience to learn from amazing teachers that are from all around the world! Tomorrow is Early Dismissal! Friday is the Mother's Day Tea from 1-2pm. We have been working hard to make our time with you perfect and I just know you will be impressed with all they have done! Friday is also the last day we will accept money for sub lunches! Have an awesome weekend and to all you moms out there...have a WONDERFUL MOTHER'S DAY!!!!