Back to preschool : getting all set up

by Deborah J. Stewart, M.Ed. on August 29, 2014

in Back to Preschool, Classroom Setup

Back to Preschool

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

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Finding Resources

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

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The Crayola Corner

by Deborah J. Stewart, M.Ed. on August 7, 2014

in Crayola Corner, Creative Art, Give-Aways

Crayola Brand Products

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

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

in Classroom Setup, Collection Jars

Collection Jars

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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Fun with frozen: making ice grow

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Did you know you can make ice grow? See this simple ice science activity in action!

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Ten little caterpillars in a jar

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We read the book “Ten Little Caterpillars” by Bill Martin Jr. then enjoyed a little counting and patterning of our own ten little caterpillars!

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Let’s head outdoors and check out nature!

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Exploring the things we can do while going out on a nature walk with our nature checklists!

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The water play kitchen

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A fun summer of water play all set up in our out door water play kitchen!

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Self-Regulation: the #1 skill for success in school and life!

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As part of our summer book study on Challenging Behaviors, we are discussing self-regulation today! It is the number one skills for success in school and life!

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Question of the day

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Exploring the process of asking the “Question of the Day” in my preschool classroom!

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