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Counting straws on the sticky board in preschool

We created a simple sticky board for a little straw counting and designing in preschool!

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Polk-a-dots and straws in preschool

Straws are not just for drinks! They are for painting too! Come and see our polk-a-dot straw paintings!!

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Fine motor development in preschool with play dough and straws

Play dough is such a wonderful resource for building fine motor skills. Wy and I sat down to play with some play dough recently. I cut the straws down so they were a little shorter then showed Wy how to make a ball of play dough and then stick the straws into the play dough. […]

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Using straws to create AB patterns

Making simple AB patterns in preschool.

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Self-Regulation: the #1 skill for success in school and life!

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As part of our summer book study on Challenging Behaviors, we are discussing self-regulation today! It is the number one skills for success in school and life!

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The math box

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Today’s simple math process was a fun way to put our math tokens to good use in our preschool classroom!

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Explore and discover bubbles in a bowl science

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Today’s explore and discovery linky is all about science! I can’t tell you how much we enjoyed this simple science process with bubbles and water color!

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Building with Texo [a Guidecraft educator review and give-away]

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Hop on over to learn more about Guidecraft Texo construction toys and then enter to win a 100 piece set of your own!

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Parachute basics: The hello game

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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

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Tips for building a sense of community in the preschool classroom

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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!

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The outdoor classroom

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The outdoor classroom is an exciting place for exploration and play. Come and see how we have transformed our space into an amazing learning environment.

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Our classrooms are ready for preschool

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The learning environment is such an important part of having a successful classroom experience. Today, I am sharing the highlights for my indoor classroom setup.

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Fun props for playdough

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Adding props to playdough is just one more way to invite new interest in the playdough experience. Come and see a few of our props that we add to our playdough throughout the school year!

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Beautiful butterfly fold-overs

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Our children love to create fold-over paintings. So it was no surprise that they all really enjoyed making these beautiful butterfly fold-overs to decorate our classroom.

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Ten tips for keeping a journal in preschool

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I spent some time jotting down tips from my own experience in exploring journals in the preschool classroom.

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Salt tray mazes

Come discover how our preschool children used fine motor and engineering skills to create their own salt tray mazes.

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