Tag Archives: Kindness

When Nothing Goes Right, There’s Mister Rogers

Mister Rogers Nothing went right yesterday at school.  I should check to see if there was a full moon. Grumpy was the mood of the day for children.  At our Morning Meeting Allie, Gloria’s BFF, stood with her arms crossed.  … Continue reading

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Gloria and Allie

Everyone adores Gloria, and I do mean everyone.  After all, she is the nice one, the good friend.  She gives children unconditional love.  Do you know that Gloria has a journal?  It is well-worn from love.  When children take Gloria … Continue reading

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“Gloria” On The Playground

Gloria is a dear classroom friend.  Well, that’s an understatement.  I have a hard time making my fingers type that she is a puppet, because she is the best thing that ever happened to my classroom.  She is the kind … Continue reading

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In the Words of a Child

“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched.  They must felt with the heart.” -Helen Keller- It happened like this… Children were gathered to hear a story.  I was ready to read-aloud two … Continue reading

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Milly & Gloria

“Imagination is more important than knowledge.  Knowledge is limited.  Imagination encircles the world.” -Albert Einstein- Milly made her first visit this year to the classroom, wearing her Halloween costume.  She brings joy to the children in the smallest of ways … Continue reading

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Two Blog Awards

Thank you to my good friend and happy blogger Nina over at The Happy Life – http://www.thehappylife101.wordpress.com – for nominating me for the Versatile Blog Award.  I am honored!  The rules are to list seven random facts about yourself, and … Continue reading

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Kindness, Peace, and Love Day

The tragic events of 9/11 unfolded, and our country was united in brotherhood.  We had scores of heroes, and we helped one another with selfless acts of kindness.  Since then, my school has celebrated “Kindness, Peace, and Love Day” every … Continue reading

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