I did this activity with three children at my daycare on St. Patrick’s Day.  Since there were three of them, they each got to be in charge of two colors of the rainbow, which they were very excited about.  Not only was this a fantastic activity for color naming and recognizing, it was great practice for listening well.  When the children heard their color being revealed in the book, their little eyes lit up! Materials: 6 Popsicle Sticks (One of each color: Red, orange, yellow, green, blue, and purple) Markers 2 Pieces of Paper Scissors Glue What...

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Materials: Box Tape Scissors Do-A-Dot Markers Streamers Instructions: This is actually very easy to make!  All you have to do is fold the bottom parts of the box upwards and then tape them to the top parts of the box.  Provide your child with Do-A-Dot markers for them to decorate their rocketship with.  Then, cut strips of streamers and attach them to the back of the rocketship with tape.  Let your child’s imagination do the rest!  (This was a hit for my kids and kept them busy for quite some time!) ...

1. My coffee intake has dramatically increased. 2. I am pretty sure I can deduct Tylenol as a business expense. 3. I’m able to tell which child pooped just by the smell.  I still haven’t decided if that is a good or bad thing. 4. The children’s dinnerware, flatware, and drinkware always make it look like my dishwasher threw up a rainbow. 5. My lunches have sometimes consisted of the unwanted crusts of peanut butter and jelly sandwiches and I ate them standing up in less than two minutes. 6. It is to be expected that...

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