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Check Up - Mother Goose Time

Today was a day of success!  Not only did we complete our Mother Goose Time on a Monday this week (which was a great start so it felt like a win :) ), but Little Guy did pretty awesome if I do say so myself!

We started out by reading Tommy Visits the Doctor.  I don't think it was on the reading list, but it was a book I had, and I really like it.  It is old-fashioned with adorable illustrations by Richard Scarry. 

Then we played Fitness Dominoes.  We talked about what parts of the body bend, then we played Dominoes.  He had never played them before, so I was pleasantly surprised at how well he did.  I helped him a little at first, but he totally got the idea. 

Next we sort of played Pounding Pattern.  Little Guy has no ability to follow a rhythm (although he can keep HIS OWN time) but he did catch on to why your heart beats.  We were supposed to open and close our hands to the beat of a song from this month's Food and Fitness CD, and then create an ABBC pattern to the beat, but we only did it for a minute or two. 

The last thing we did (and the only thing I remembered to take a picture of) was Doctor's Bag.  At this point I was needing to make the girls lunches, so I just handed him the bag to decorate.

The discussion question was about what kinds of bandages you have in your house, but since I am incredibly stingy with Band-Aids, I didn't think he would know.  I don't think he has ever used a Band-Aid. 

Anyway, I was secretly happy he decided to decorate the inside of the bag, so the outside would still look nice.  He drew some circles, then decided to write letters.  He called me over to show me an "X" and he had actually written an "X"! 

It was a really fulfilling day of school time, and I love days when I see all the progress Little Guy is making. 

Little Guy and I receive our curriculum from Mother Goose Time, free of charge, in exchange for sharing our honest opinions and experiences using it!


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