I was recently asked by a colleague to suggest ideas for rules that should be posted in the preschool classroom. I had to pause because I realized that I have never actually had a set of rules written out and posted on my classroom wall. Preschool age children are still developing their sense of right […]
Archives for August 2010
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 […]
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 […]
Each preschool class created their own version of a simple rainbow.
I am always on the look out for different art mediums that the children can explore. The children enjoyed the new texture of this homemade “paint” their teacher mixed up. The teacher mixed up some flour and water in a large bowl until it had a creamy consistency. Each of the children had a large […]
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 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 […]