Discover and Explore the five senses with this fun DIY Five Senses Discover and Explore Kit!
Archives for September 2013
Having a set of fingerplays in your toolbox of teaching skills is a must do for anyone working in an early childhood environment.
I happened to pick up some a short while ago and I must tell you that it is hard not to get carried away with DIY chalkboard paint projects like our DIY Chalkboard Boxes!
We spent time exploring numbers and drawing lines by making our own dot-to-dots after reading the book “Chicka Chick 123” by Bill Martin Jr.
Last week on our Discover and Explore linky, we had some fabulous forest ideas shared by fellow bloggers. Today I’d like to highlight a few of our favorites… My Nearest and Dearest shared this simple, yet lovely Forest Small World sensory tray that she created for her son with items found in nature… There are […]
We spent some time exploring and tasting real apples in my classroom and of course, we just had to make an apple tree. Our apple tree may seem a little abstract but the process was fun and interesting and achievable by new little ones.
Fall is almost upon us! At preschool, we are already seeing glimpses of fall. There is a chill in the morning air as moms drop off their children. We’ve noticed the green leaves turning to vibrant shades of red, orange, and yellow. And probably one of the greatest tell-tale signs of fall around our preschool […]
The parachute is a wonderful way to introduce your students on how to work together to achieve a common goal. Today, my students played the hello game as we learned the basics of how to use a parachute
While I read the classic tale of “Harold and the Purple Crayon” to my students, I invited them to tell me their own purple crayon story.
The children had fun using jumbo sized crayons to stir up a colorful design through sensory coloring!
Our Pre-k students explored the process of making simple patterns using crayons and a strip of paper
At the top of your list of priorities needs to be building a sense of community in your classroom. Come and see these tips on how to build community!