Random Ponderings


Why we use Sensory Bins 1

If you’re new to sensory bins, you may be asking, “What’s the point?” Why do we use sensory bins? I use sensory bins for three main reasons. Exposure to new textures Extended independent play time Educational elements   What do I mean by Exposure to new textures? For the first […]


candy corn turkey treats

Candy Corn Turkey Treats 5

Even though, I don’t usually write about food on this blog, these Candy Corn Turkey Treats are so cute I had to show them to you. I have to thank a fellow teacher (back from my teaching days) for showing me how to make them. I’ve been making them every fall […]


outdoor games for small spaces

Outdoor Games for Small Spaces 5

Our backyard is on a steep slope making it not very kid-friendly. When my daughter wants to play outside, we are confined to the flat patio (at the bottom of the slope) or our driveway. We’ve gotten good at finding outdoor games to play in these small spaces. Though our […]