We created a simple sticky board for a little straw counting and designing in preschool!
Straws are not just for drinks! They are for painting too! Come and see our polk-a-dot straw paintings!!
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. The play dough wasn't as soft as I had hoped so it made it more difficult for Wy to poke [...]
Over the past four years, I have blogged off and on about our math bags so I thought I would bring a little update to our use of the math bags this year. To begin with, each of our students have their own math bag that they take home each week and fill with five or so small items (called math tokens) that they have found around the house... As a group, the children share [...]
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!
Today's simple math process was a fun way to put our math tokens to good use in our preschool classroom!
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!
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
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!
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.