Daily attendance with a me stick puppet

by Deborah J. Stewart, M.Ed. on September 13, 2014

in Me Stick Puppets, Name Recognition

PreK Attendance Board

Making our own stick puppets for our daily attendance board in PreK!

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The apple market

We had an amazing week exploring the Apple Market dramatic play center in preschool!

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DIY Lap boards for preschool

by Deborah J. Stewart, M.Ed. on September 5, 2014

in DIY, DIY Lap Boards

DIY Lap Boards for Preschool

How to make your own DIY lap board and ideas of what we use them for in our preschool classroom!

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The art wall

by Deborah J. Stewart, M.Ed. on September 4, 2014

in DIY, DIY Art Frame

The Art Wall

A DIY art frame made for hanging up children’s art!

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Beginning a new preschool year with the things we “can” do!

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We began our first week of preschool exploring the things we “can” do all around the classroom!

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Let’s Play the Put-Away Game!

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Learning about our preschool classroom and where things belong with this fun and simple “Put-Away” game!

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Back to preschool : getting all set up

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Getting ready to go back to preschool was quite the undertaking! But it was all worthwhile!

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Tips for finding resources for your preschool classroom

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My favorite tips for finding resources for the Preschool Classroom at either no cost or low cost!

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The Crayola Corner

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Providing lots of opportunity for children to explore drawing, writing, coloring, and painting in your classroom means gathering up supplies to keep available in your classroom. Come on over and enter to win the Back To School Crayola Corner Give-Away!

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The collection jars for preschool

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Getting organized for a new school year has taken me most of the summer! One task has been to organize all my small loose parts for play in collection jars for easy use and finding and storage.

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Kid-friendly water faucet tip

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To help my students know which handle next to the water faucet is hot and which is cold, I always keep a supply of red and green rubber bands around!

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Pouring in preschool and why we do it!

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We spent lots of time throughout the school year and through a variety of classroom centers and activities developing our pouring skills in preschool!

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Every child needs to feel like they belong

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No matter what challenging behaviors we may face in our classrooms, it is important to remember that every child in the classroom needs to feel like he or she belongs.

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Learning about clean hands at the hand washing station

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Learning how to wash hands with a hand washing station! A fun way to explore and learn about the simple everyday processes in your classroom!

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Take the plunge into plunger painting!

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Have you taken the plunge into plunger painting yet? Don’t want to miss out!

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The butterfly unit in preschool

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My students and I loved the experience of exploring and observing the growth of a caterpillar to a butterfly!

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