I made it through another day!
Add: I do not care for restless "brain break" time to the list. While we're adding, put whining and tattling on there too! Oh, I already mentioned those? Well, I still don't care for them.
The day went pretty well. In the morning, the kids were pretty calm and did well with following procedures. They actually eat lunch without much drama. I would say it is a rather quiet area of the cafegymatorium.
Kindergarten story for the day:
At the end of the day, while I am working on getting their Eagle Folders ready to go home, I had tattlers telling me that kids were licking the bottom of their shoe! GROSS! I look over and sure enough. So, I procede to tell the whole class how disgusting that is. They could have stepped on dog poop and then they just licked it! EW! One child responds with: "I don't wear these shoes outside." I gently remind him that "You wore those sneakers on the playground at recess!" Not until it was brought to my attention later by a co-worker but he also... went into the bathroom, twice! SICK NASTY!