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Do you need to stop me?

Do you need to stop me? Please just let me be I hear you calling ‘mat time’ but I just don’t think you see. See, here I am with my all friends engaged in making ‘tea’ With some soft green leaves, a bit water and some sand from the sea. I’m making one for you, Please just let me be, I want you to see what I am making, And smile back at me. I am very busy and I’m sure that you can see, But when you make me stop you miss out on what could be It’s hard for me to stop when I just need to be See what you don’t understand is I am on a learning spree I am learning to be creative, social, and free So do you need to stop me? Please just let me be Routines can wait another five My learning should be the key.
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  • jacque/WA/K-1/nbct 2006 I think this is a wonderful sentiment for a 3-5 year old preschool child, but in kindergarten, ideally, we provide Choice Time (free play) of 40-60 minutes each day to accommodate this kind of learning, which makes me not feel guilty in making th...See More
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  • jacque/WA/K-1/nbct 2006 I think this is a wonderful sentiment for a 3-5 year old preschool child, but in kindergarten, ideally, we provide Choice Time (free play) of 40-60 minutes each day to accommodate this kind of learning, which makes me not feel guilty in making th...See More
    Aug 20, 2014
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