Create a name game for your preschoolers

Some names are long and some are short. Play this little concentration game to help your preschoolers recognize their own name and the names of their classmates. To prepared the game… Print each child’s name (upper and lower case) on a two separate sentence strips. Cut one name apart leaving one letter of each child’s […]

Create a name puzzle for your preschooler

Help your preschoolers recognize the letters in their name with this little puzzle activity. Write each child’s name on a sentence strip using upper and lower case letters. Write each child’s name on a sheet of construction paper and add a rectangle with the same number of columns under the child’s name. Create a second […]

Take time for a little name printing practice

These are just a few activities I have used to teach or provide some practice in name writing skills… Laminate a name card for children to view and reference as they print their name throughout the day without having to constantly ask the teacher for help… Provide a variety of name printing activities throughout the […]

Overcoming frustration through creative art – tape activity

On occasion, my daughter invites several young families to my house for a life group meeting. The families bring their children and when I think about it, I try to provide an activity for the preschool age children to do. On this particular evening, only two young boys came. Having seen all the wonderful ideas on […]

Musical instruments in the preschool classroom

There are a variety of ways you can use musical instruments in the classroom. Create a music center and try adding… Baskets of musical instruments A CD Player A pretend microphone A mirror A little platform for a stage (square) Posters and books about music, composers, notes, and nursery rhymes. Staple together little books of […]