Every morning after the children come to preschool, we settle into our morning group time and talk about the weather. It’s been interesting how much learning takes place and how much growth and development I have seem stem from this simple process of documenting and talking about the weather.
Rainbows are such a wonderful way to review and explore color and color mixing. As part of our exploration of rainbows, we invited the children to put together these simple felt rainbow puzzles.
With the winter days still around, it is nice to bring a little color into the classroom right now. This past week we have been exploring oranges and we definitely had LOTS of orange all around the classroom… As a part of our exploration, we read the book “An Orange in January” by Dianna Hutts Aston. […]
I have a little guy in my classroom that is always talking to me about a treasure he has found here or there and what goes well with treasure? Why a treasure map! Inspired by my little guys interest in treasure and treasure maps, we went on a simple exploration of a broad range of maps.
I want my group times to be all about building community and in my mind, building community is all about being close together, being engaged in the process, being aware of each other as needed, and making any necessary adjustments as we go along.
Making our own stick puppets for our daily attendance board in PreK!
Exploring the process of asking the “Question of the Day” in my preschool classroom!
We have been exploring our sense of hearing by listening around the classroom but we started our day by listening with our simple to make listening tubes.
Part of our morning routine includes signing in on our clip board. Come and see how the process is going in our preschool classroom.
With so many different kinds of weather, we have been able to take notice of the weather changes as we ask the question “What will the weather be today?”