This is a bright and active group of five and six-year-old children. They love to create and tell stories. They love to read and be read to. They are quickly learning to work together, which is a vital skill in our world. My children work in small groups and independently throughout the day. This helps them learn to focus and improve self-control issues. Small group activities that let us get up and move help our ADHD tendencies stay under control. We need real reasons to move and stretch.
We grow in all areas by practicing and playing together.
Writing throughout the day in science, social studies, math, and even in art helps us in so many ways. We get noisy, but we learn so much together. We need supplies to grow as readers, writers, and illustrators. We need to show the colors of our ideas. We need ways to be active and help us learn to control our ADHD tendencies. There is so much to learn.
Kindergarten deals with more issues today than imaginable. They have stress and sadnesses that would destroy most people. Sadly, this is their normal.
My biggest job is to get them armed with emotional tools to survive.
With these people in our theater, we will get to act out and talk out many of these issues in a safe place. We have some puppets, but these block people are much more realistic. They will be more supportive.
We also struggle with the idea that letters build together to make words. These sets with let us practice the phonics skills needed to grow as readers
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