This little handwriting book is simple to put together and keep on hand to help children practice their handwriting skills. The cover of the book is printed on the computer on heavy card stock. Pieces of lined paper are placed in the center of the book and another sheet of heavy card stock is placed […]
Teaching Tools and Resources
I am linking up with…. Babbling Abby: for the Teacher Must-Haves! A Beautiful Mess and Five Minutes for Mom: for Wordless Wednesdays! What are your ‘must-haves’?
Scissors come in all different shapes and sizes. Here are just of few of my observations of different types of scissors.
Make your own paintbrush in preschool!
Create your own puppet stage for preschool!
I recently read a blog article posted by Matt over at “Look at my Happy Rainbow” titled “Pop Up.” Matt shared with his readers how much his Kindergarten age children still enjoy books – even Pop Up books. I was even kind of surprised at this and then he showed a picture of a pop-up book […]
Let’s face it – laminating posters, file folder games, and bulletin board pieces can get expensive. I wish I could offer up some great alternatives to laminating but all I can tell you is that in the long run, laminating produces the best results. In the old days, I used clear contact paper to laminate my resources […]
This is just a short tip for you to tuck away the next time your preschoolers are threading yarn. Start by taping the end of your string or yarn to the table so it doesn’t slide around. This will keep the items you are threading from sliding off the end! Put a long, thin strip […]
There are many kinds of puzzles and games you can include in your early childhood classroom. Puzzles and games present great opportunities for growth and development. Socially Games provide time for children to learn to take turns, talk together, and learn to follow rules. Emotionally Games and puzzles provide time for children to work through […]
There are many tools teachers can use to introduce educational concepts during circle time to their preschool students for example… Puppets – puppets are a great way to capture the attention of preschool age children. Preschoolers of all ages love to interact with and watch puppets. Children’s books – a well selected book can kick […]
Messy, outdated, torn, and faded bulletin boards have a negative impact on parents and students where as bright, clean, and updated bulletin boards have a positive impact on parents and students. It is easy to forget that what goes on the wall is just as critical in the learning environment as the furniture on the […]