Category Archives for "NQS Quality Area 3"

Excellence Matters Soulful Setting
Sep 06

Providing a Soulful Early Childhood Setting


As I welcomed my new families into my kinder classroom this year, I felt somewhat apprehensive that my class room walls were not decorated and that everything was looking very bland. I instantly found a beautiful mural that the children did last year and pinned it on the wall as well as any other bits […]

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Jul 11

Found and Natural Resources for Early Childhood Education

Environment , NQS Quality Area 3

American horticulturalist and botanist, Luther Burbank (1849 – 1926), said: Every child should have mud pies, grasshoppers, water bugs, tadpoles, frogs, mud turtles, elderberries, wild strawberries, acorns, chestnuts, trees to climb, brooks to wade, water lilies, woodchucks, bats, bees, butterflies, various animals to pet, hayfields, pine-cones, rocks to roll, sand, snakes, huckleberries and hornets. And any […]

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