Uncategorized

Engineering with ramp making materials in preschool

More than just exploring! Our preschoolers use the ramp making materials to think big!

Read more….

Managing biting in the toddler environment

See what the experts had to say on Bam Radio about how to address biting in the early childhood classroom.

Read more….

The Amazing Action Alphabet phonics program review and give-away

Enter to win the Amazing Action Alphabet CD and Chart we used in our classroom this past school year!

Read more….

How to make blank toddler board books

Make your own toddler blank board open-close or turn-around board books!

Read more….

Small hands creating hope: sewing up hope

Come and see how you can make a difference and along the way, learn how to make a sewing canvas…

Read more….

The listening game and celebrating National Book Week 2012

Enjoying the wonderful book “The Listening Walk” by Paul Showers and playing a super silly listening game!

Read more….

Teach Preschool – Site Update/Tech Changes

Teach Preschool is going through a few changes!! First – we’re changing the domain name to www.TeachPreschool.org. You will still be able to access the site through www.deborahjstewart.com and all of your links should continue to work. However please update your notes and blogroll links to look for the new website domain name going forward. […]

Read more….

We made felt puppets in kindergarten

I don’t know where the teacher got these felt puppets from but she said it was a kit that she found tucked away in the back of her closet. I enjoyed watching the children make their puppets. The children liked having all the different pieces of felt to choose from to design their very own […]

Read more….

Watermelon ideas for preschool

Looking for some watermelon ideas? Here are a few ideas I put together… And I thought this was a fun little tutorial on drawing watermelons!

Read more….

Deborah's new CD and the IAEYC conference

I have been preparing for the Indiana Association for the Education of Young Children (IAEYC) conference that will be held this weekend in downtown Indianapolis. I will be presenting on: Friday, April 9th, – 3:15 to 4:30 pm. I will also be at a presenters booth on: Friday, April 9th - Booth #114  - Time: 9:00-11:00 […]

Read more….

Three mistakes I’ve made when talking to parents

A guest post by Mark Lim: Early Years Childcare When I switched careers from finance to childcare, I expected communicating with parents would be a breeze. I mean, I used to write all sorts of long boring reports and liaise with big fancy financial institutions handling tons of cash. How hard could it be talking […]

Read more….

Preschoolers: they do grow up!

My preschool students get into my heart from the day they walk into the classroom until the day that they leave my care. It is always so hard for me to let go and I often wonder what will become of them. But the next class comes along and my attention is quickly drawn to […]

Read more….
wordpress stat