The first day back to preschool

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The schools I work with are full day and year around so it may seem like there wouldn’t be a first day back to school but for our students, there truly is and I enjoyed observing some of the children throughout the day. Each of our students promoted to their new class today. They celebrated […]

Top ten tips for staying healthy in the preschool classroom

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It’s that time of year again, time for teachers and students to start getting sick that is.  You don’t have to wait for cold and flu season to officially begin, illness can strike at any time in the classroom, and it loves the beginning of the school year.  One of the most difficult aspects of […]

Building connections to math, art, and more through children’s literature

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When I am at a loss as to what to do in my preschool classroom, I always sit down and start thumbing through all my children’s books. As I read through my collection of children’s books, my mind begins to swirl with all the ways each book can be extended throughout my curriculum content. I […]

Folding paper in preschool

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Folding paper is a great way to help young children work on those fine motor skills as well as a way to give children guides for processes like writing, sorting, and counting. This little one spent time coloring a picture this morning and when she was finished, she decided she wanted to fold it up […]