August 2011

Celebrating the ABC’s of Teaching Preschool and You!

The ABC’s of Teaching Preschool is being brought to you by the amazing bloggers whose ideas I regularly share on my Facebook page.

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Easy recipe for slime brought to you by our preschoolers

Making slime with an easy “secret” recipe with our preschoolers!

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Exploring story stones in preschool

Our class LOVES story stones!

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Making story stones in preschool

We made awesome story stones in preschool.

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What do you do with all that left-over paint?

Don’t toss out all that left-over paint in preschool!

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Five little monsters went to preschool

A cute book to kick off a discussion of classroom rules in preschool and fun with monsters too!

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Our play dough is under construction in preschool

We pulled out the play dough and accessories but our construction workers had a better idea…

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We didn’t let the pigeon drive the bus in prek

After reading this delightful book, we made our own school busses from torn construction paper and glue!

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The things we can do in preschool

Today was our very first day in preschool and we started off the year by exploring the things we ‘can’ do in preschool…

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The early childhood world is just a bit smaller now

Making new friends in early childhood education through the amazing world of social networking…

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A polk-a-dot trash can for the preschool classroom

Sprucing up the preschool classroom by turning an old trashcan into a bright colorful addition to the classroom!

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Aluminum foil alphabet game in preschool

After doing a little foil texture painting, tearing, and gluing – we played a little foil alphabet ball game.

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Making an aluminum foil collage in preschool

This preschool aluminum foil activity promotes areas of development such as fine motor control, creativity, and spacial awareness.

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Winner of the National School Supply give-away and a kissing song!

If you didn’t win this give-away, don’t go away sad. Take a listen to the kissing song written and sang by Deborah!

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Exploring aluminum foil in preschool

Aluminum foil creates wonderful sensory opportunities for exploring and comparing textures…

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Mini-plexiglass easels for the preschool classroom

Mini-Plexiglass Easels are a terrific tool for inviting young children to color and write!

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