“Play gives children the chance to practice what they are learning.” This quote by Fred Rogers is one that I have always enjoyed and strive to keep in mind as I plan for each day in my classroom.
Quick Tips for Preschool Teachers
This idea may look very simple, and it is, but it has been one of the best tools for giving my students a little practice in tracing letters or shapes (we haven’t tried it with numbers yet) in my classroom!
Each year, Read Across America day falls on March 2nd in honor of Dr. Seuss Birthday. Whether you choose to read a Dr. Seuss book or prefer to read other children’s books, the primary goal of this day is to celebrate reading and to continuously foster a love for reading so children will become lifelong readers. One of […]
To help my students know which handle next to the water faucet is hot and which is cold, I always keep a supply of red and green rubber bands around!
Discover ten ways to use a birthday chair for promoting reading and writing and other skills throughout your preschool classroom!
Introducing five fun ways teachers can use tape in the preschool classroom to promote learning and play!
Here is my secret recipe for helping the preschool-age children in my class take care of our classroom books!
To help the children be more independent in putting coats on, we teach them this simple process so they can learn how to put on their own coat.
A few tips that you might want to consider when inviting a “paid” visitor to come to your preschool…
Don’t toss out all that left-over paint in preschool!
Mini-Plexiglass Easels are a terrific tool for inviting young children to color and write!
Although school is just around the corner, it is likely that with the days still being so hot, many of you will still be taking your preschoolers for a little dip in the swimming pool. “Two-thirds of childhood drownings occur May through August, making drowning the biggest summertime risk for kids” (RD) Cara Pettersen wants […]