1. drawing

    After realizing that the children could use some basic drawing support, I determined to fill the center table in the studio with a beautiful still life of natural materials and spend… Continue Reading »
  2. Toddlers in the studio

    The toddlers discovered the light and shadow theater and much to my own delight, I rediscovered the beauty of silhouettes.The children enjoyed watching their friends move and pose inside the… Continue Reading »
  3. The studio

    An interesting discovery happened this week, when a young boy entered the studio while his older sister and a few other XP students were giving an impromptu puppet show using… Continue Reading »
  4. puppet show provocation

    On Monday, January 9th, we hosted two fabulous puppeteers from Colorado Springs, Glenn and Linda Brown, who performed a unique rendition of the little red hen during a morning and afternoon assembly…. Continue Reading »
  5. Recently some parents have asked me about handling various sleep issues with children.  I like the ideas Elizabeth Pantley shares in this short article, so wanted to share it. Kathryn… Continue Reading »
  6. My Favorite Time of Year

    With December and the winter holidays and festivities over, I found myself anticipating the transition back to school life and schedules with mixed emotions. I love the holidays –  the… Continue Reading »
  7. Toddlers

    After a prolonged winter holiday enjoying the long nights, cooler temperatures and seasonal celebrations, the children are back at school. It has been wonderful watching them immerse themselves in their work… Continue Reading »