Siblings are the most influential teacher in a young child's life!
An early childhood teacher's rendition of "My Favorite Things" from "The Sound of Music."
One of the wonderful things about online networking in early childhood education is the chance to participate in unique activities like a leaf exchange... I hadn't really thought about how not every state has a true fall season like we do here in Indiana. The leaf exchange is designed to share leaves that are common in your home state with others from other states. A common leaf that can be found in the state of [...]
I have recently moved my studio into a room of our house. This is where I "think preschool!" I love to make the room look "preschoolish." The room is way off to itself so my husband doesn't care what I do in here. I have most of the furniture I will need in my studio but I need some paintings on the wall. I thought I would experiment with doing some of my favorite kind of art. [...]
A few months ago, I had a young friend that I met on Facebook, Kara Morris, ask me to help her write a poem for her graduation announcements. I wrote the initial draft and Kara tweaked the words to work for her. In the end, we came up with this darling poem that I would now like to borrow from Kara and share with you all for my own graduation announcement. Just beyond my reach Are [...]
A simple gift for all of you who educate, care for, and entertain young children from Teach Preschool! Thank you for all you do for our youngest learners... You always inspire me!
April 11 - 17th is the Week of the Young Child. This week is a chance to honor young children and to thank teachers who dedicate their time to the field of early childhood education. I have been asked for ideas quite often on my Facebook page but haven't had a great deal of success finding ideas online. I thought I would share this idea for thanking teachers. Apple of my Eye Make copies of [...]
A Guest post from Rahma Dona CERIA Preschool at Palembang south Sumatra Indonesia Rahma sent these photos via Facebook and I asked her if I could share them here. What a wonderful thing to see what other children are doing in a country so far away from my own. Rahma writes: "Make Chiness fan idea from DLTK blog its .Double tape , scissors , ice cream stick , 10x50 cm colourfull paper" Rahma writes: "It's [...]