Don’t push my button!

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You quickly learn that if you don’t want a preschooler to do something then just start your sentence with the word “Don’t!”. Come see what my preschoolers are saying, “Don’t push my button!”

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Gathering up simple materials for creative art

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We are introducing two unique and inexpensive art materials to our class. Perhaps you even have them around your house!

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How we make our own snacks in preschool

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Cooking in the classroom can be challenging, but it can also be fun!  Our children love any opportunity to take part in preparing their own snack.  So it was no surprise that our pre-k students were so eager to make their own banana pudding cups for snack.  They would like to share with you how […]

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Our daily schedule in preschool

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Stop by and read all about our daily schedule in preschool. Then be sure to share your own schedule with us too!

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Signing in to preschool

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Part of our morning routine includes signing in on our clip board. Come and see how the process is going in our preschool classroom.

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Hugs and kisses tic-tac-toe

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You won’t find a game sweeter than our hugs and kisses tic tac toe!

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Patterning with hugs and kisses

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We recently introduced the letter Kk, and with Valentine’s day coming soon, we thought it was most appropriate to explore hugs and KISSES.

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At play with marbles and tubes

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What can you do with a bag of marbles and a whole bunch of left over wrapping paper tubes? Our prekindergarten kids figured out something fun to do!

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DIY Junk bingo game for preschool

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Today we put our math tokens to good work by making a DIY junk bingo game in preschool!

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Painting circles with a compass

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I don’t know about you, but I am always looking for a new or unique tool for painting for making the process fun and interesting for children.  These compasses that we used for painting circles really fit the bill… I’ve shared with you how we have been exploring circles and other shapes lately.  Deborah picked […]

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Making circles in the salt tray

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Last week I shared our shape hunt activity as an introduction to our unit on shapes.  First up on our list of shapes to explore was the circle.  We explored this new shape by drawing circles in our salt trays… We use salt trays in our classroom quite frequently as a fine motor tool and […]

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10 ways to use a birthday chair in the preschool classroom

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Discover ten ways to use a birthday chair for promoting reading and writing and other skills throughout your preschool classroom!

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Blue print designs

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We recently spent some extra time exploring the color blue and this particular process of making blue print designs ended up being far more engaging to my students than I ever thought it would. I love it when every child in the classroom takes their time exploring a process.

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Bright and colorful jelly bean science

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After introducing the letter Jj this week, we reinforced our new letter’s sound with some j-j-jelly bean science.

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Hunting for shapes

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To introduce this our new shape unit we read the new book “Hearts are for Loving” and played this fun and colorful game in preschool.

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J is for jump

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We are introducing the letter Jj with this simple and fun jumping game!

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