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It’s Hard to See the End

When leading our few preschoolers, some where in between the "be nice" and "share" talks, spilled snacks, “accidents”, crying over hurt feelings (and possibly "she put glue on my sheep not hers" conversations), it is easy to lose sight of thinking with the end in mind.  Our few are at a unique place in development. Their ability to communicate their thoughts and needs are often

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Answering the Why Questions

So you lead a group of kids. You are their small group leader. Once upon a time, maybe last month, maybe last year, maybe a decade ago…you signed up for this role as the adult that leads a group of children.

If you're a good leader you've attended a few training sessions, read a book about how to lead small, and even read a blog

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Focusing Your Few

What do you do when you sit down with your few to start group and they are:

not focused
look bored to death
tired
on their phones
listen to music on the BEATS
fighting or gossiping
watching youtube on their phones
braiding each other’s hair
punching holes in the wall
fidgeting with the pillows
farting
screaming or crying
and the list can keep going on

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