May 8, 2019
Well, I feel like a broken record and maybe not even telling the truth yet it is true, today was yet ANOTHER wonderful day with your children! They continue to play with each other, love each other, hold hands with each other, laugh with each other and care about each other. All Ruby and I have to do is offer what we do and they are RIGHT THERE! Their connection to the Natural world grows with ease and enthusiasm. They welcome new found ways to listen to the birds and animals and to find more beings that live all around us. Each one of them grows more and more social. The volume of the days seem to attest to that.
Three year olds at Tender Tracks are typically much more quiet. The closer they get to four the more of a voice they have that is filled with excitement, enthusiasm, lot’s of stories and words. Today was this, filled with happy excitement and each one vying to be heard.
When we got to Roy’s they clambered out, all but Addie, Ellery and Sienna. They stayed with me in the bus while I got our snack things together. They really wanted to help so each one of them got something to carry. They were very proud and announced what they were doing when we found the group.
The group, when we found them, were all scooting across a log that was across the creek. All the children, accept Nathan and Rohin, went to the bouncy tree. While they all were bouncing and going to MANY different lands, Nathan and Rohin helped set up circle with me. Then, very happily they all came in.
At circle we had quite the conversation about ipads and what you do with those things and then we went into our songs. The songs all utilize their hands. Beau said that he could not make Bunny ears, the pointer and middle finger held up like bunnies, so we tried something else. He was happy to be able to do that. They all sang with their voice and with their hands accept Rohin and Gideon who watched intently and then tried now and again. They are getting it yet still in the dreamier place of observation.
We then had a grand story that is categorized as a Sequential Tale. This is a story where you have on going repeating lines. It is called :