Every child needs to feel like they belong

by Deborah J. Stewart, M.Ed. on July 28, 2014

in Belonging in Preschool, Friendship

Belonging in Preschool

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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Hand Washing Station

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!

by Deborah J. Stewart, M.Ed. on July 21, 2014

in Creative Art, Painting, Plunger Painting

Plunger Painting

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

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Caterpillar to Butterfly

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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Catching and popping bubbles

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See how I spent a morning in my preschool studio catching bubbles!

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Using spools as tools for play

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These awesome large cardboard spools are terrific for use as tools for play in all content areas!

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Spools of fun!

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We engineered up our own paint rollers by upcycling cardboard spools!

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Summer Blog Book Study: Helping preschoolers learn to resolve and manage conflict

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Come and join us for our Summer Blog Book Study. This summer, we are talking all about challenging behaviors in the classroom! Don’t miss it!

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Science in the preschool classroom

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The basics of science in the preschool classroom.

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The popping path!

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Let’s tale a stroll down the popping path!

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