We took three “First Day of Kindergarten” pictures this year. There was our son's first day of virtual kindergarten – August 24. Then his first day of hybrid kindergarten – November 10. Two weeks after that, we went back to all-virtual school. We started round two of hybrid kindergarten again at the end of February. And then, finally, in April, we took our son's “First Day of … [Read more...] about We Survived Virtual Kindergarten!
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“Is today another computer school day?” As soon as I said yes, my son flopped back down against his pillow and pulled the covers up over his head. “I don’t like computer school!” I curled up next to him and peeled the covers back. “I know. Maybe you’ll get to go back soon.” Back in August, he started virtual kindergarten. While we were hoping for a “normal” start to … [Read more...] about The First 20 Weeks of Virtual Kindergarten = Barely Hanging On
From the first time we dropped him off at nursery school, our son has always enjoyed going to school. Admittedly, in the earliest days, my husband and I employed a bit of “drop and run” strategy - we didn’t want to linger at the door and make it harder for him to detach. That was probably more for my sake than his, but it worked for us. While other parents struggled with … [Read more...] about Our First Three Weeks of Virtual Kindergarten = Success!
As I limp toward the finish line of summer vacation, I start to cycle through thoughts of my kids being the youngest in their respective classes. And wonder what, if anything, I should do about it. I have three kids - boy, girl and boy. I feel like I’ve been churning on this topic for years now, and I feel this way because I actually have been churning on this topic for … [Read more...] about Kindergarten Dilemma: Held Back or Youngest in the Class?
PE class gives kindergarten students a chance to burn off energy. The physical games and activities also improve coordination and motor skills in young children. The typical gym class setup usually includes a warm-up, the main activity and the cool down. A variety of gym games keep the students engaged and help develop a positive attitude toward physical activity. Games that … [Read more...] about Kindergarten Gym Activities