November 2012

Top ten toys for the preschool classroom

With so many things on your wish list, it can be hard to narrow down and remember everyone in the process. These lists of Top Toys may be just the help you need!

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You wont find this little elf sitting on a shelf!

This little elf likes to sit right next to the Christmas tree!

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Storybook games

Anytime I find a children’s book that is really well written and I know my students will enjoy it – I try to think of ways to expand on that book.  One way I expand on a children’s book is by coming up with a story book game… In my previous post, I shared with […]

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Our new white shoes

Having fun reading the delightful children’s book “Pete the Cat” by Eric Litwin and making our own white shoes too!

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Reading “The Popcorn Book” by Tomie dePaola and more popcorn action

Reading “The Popcorn Book” by Tomie dePaola and exploring the facinating world of popcorn in our outdoor classroom and discovery table!

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DIY table top puppet stage and The Three Little Pigs

Creating a DIY tabletop puppet stage and telling the story of The Three Little Pigs! My kids loved it!

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Our Thanksgiving chart

We shared what we were thankful for through this interesting chart making process.

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Sticky tube turkeys

Simple, fun, easy, and quick sticky tube turkeys!

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Feather tip salt tray writing

Exploring the salt tray writing experience with our turkey feathers!

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And the winner of the memory builder discovery box is….

Thank you to everyone who entered the Memory Builder Discovery Box give-away sponsored by Discount School Supply… The winner, which was selected by Random Generator, of this give away is… Ginny Hannan Comment #75: “I would want the really big, bright buttons for sorting and lacing and playing with play dough. So many fun ways to use […]

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Goin on a turkey hunt

What’s the best part about Thanksgiving time? Going on a turkey hunt of course!

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Which end of the feather is more interesting to paint with?

Which end of the feather is better for painting? Come and see what my class decided!

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And the winner of the Saturn2 95 Laminator from Fellowes is…

Thank you to everyone who entered the Saturn2 95 Laminator from Fellowes give-away.. The winner, which was selected by Random Generator, of this give away is… Riley Grant Comment #276: “There are a gazillion ways to use this laminator! My first project will be Holiday projects!! Our school laminator is forever away from my little classroom…this […]

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National Adoption Month: A parent’s perspective on diversity in the early childhood classroom

How does your classroom reflect the families in your care? Read this unique perspective of one parent and what she hopes to find!

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Sticky paper turkey dress-up and patterning

Bright and colorful feathers are a fun addition to the preschool classroom. See how we made one turkey happy with this simple and fun sticky paper patterning process.

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Exploring robots inside and out

Exploring gears as we take a look at the inside and outside of robots in preschool!

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