Classroom Setup

A multipurpose interactive bulletin board

Learning to follow directions can be fun and interactive with this multipurpose interactive bulletin board approach.

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Wonderful weaving tool and process for preschool

A new find at the Dollar store led to a wonderful weaving process for preschoolers.

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Preparing for the first day of preschool

Just a few final touches and then all ready for the first day of preschool.

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Setting up the preschool classroom is always a work in progress

The process of setting up a preschool classroom continues to be a work in progress!

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Simple ideas for classroom set-up

Here are a few simple but wonderful ideas to help you add a little fun to your preschool classroom set-up this school year!

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Exploring in the outdoor classroom

Exploring the outdoor classroom in preschool and the importance of setting up an equally inviting classroom environment.

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Promoting communication skills in preschool

One of the best ways to promote communication skills is to hand the children tools for play…

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DIY paper car mat

The children and I made our very own paper car mat for the block center…

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Exploring seeds in the gardening center

Exploring seeds in circle time and in our cardboard box gardening center…

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A new bookshelf in my preschool classroom

Making a little more space in my classroom by adding a wall book shelf in the book center!

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Hot cocoa play day for preschoolers

Warm up your day in preschool with a Hot Cocoa Day!

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Ribbon weaving and painting in preschool

Ribbon weaving and painting is great for anytime of the year!

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The red rocker in my preschool classroom

Sitting very quietly over in the corner of my reading center is my new little red Nordic Rocker from Guidecraft… Well, usually it sits there but when Wy comes along, he moves the rocker from one part of the classroom to another… And sometimes he plays under the rocker… And other times, he sits in […]

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Finding treasures for your preschool classroom

One thing I don’t have yet for my preschool classrooms are child-sized shelves. My husband is planning to build me a few but in the mean time, I happened to stumble across this little shelf in my mom’s neighborhood… It’s funny how being a preschool teacher makes you look at everything with an eye for […]

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How to clean up the preschool classroom

To keep your classroom clean, start by keeping a broom and dust pan by the sand table at all times… And keep old towels near the water table at all times… And be sure to have extra paper towels available for cleaning the tables… And keep plenty of baskets handy for sorting and putting away […]

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Cutting flower stems in preschool

Cutting flower stems in preschool Perhaps I should have titled this post “Attempting to cut flower stems in preschool” because child scissors don’t make much of a dent in the stems. However, one of our students figured out how to make this work…. These are left-over stems from our flower bouquets which I posted about […]

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