Spinning up circles

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For our art experience, the children spent time with the amazing process of spinning up circles in our preschool classroom.

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Record player explorations in preschool

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A record player is an amazing tool to explore in the preschool classroom. Come and see our introduction to the record player.

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Planets in a bottle

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My prekindergarten age students enjoyed talking about and making their own planets in a bottle!

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What can you find in a people house? Exploring with Dr. Seuss

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We read the Dr. Seuss book “In a People House” and then spent time exploring things you can find in a people house all around our preschool classroom.

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Cotton ball clouds

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We recently spent a few days exploring different types of weather.  We also focused a great deal on raindrops and clouds.  This simple activity that I would like to share with you today sparked some great use of vocabulary and imagination… To begin our discussion on clouds, we read the book “It Looked Like Spilt […]

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Rainbow collages

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We turned colorful paper scraps into beautiful rainbow collages.

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Exploring space with Dr. Seuss

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In celebration of Dr. Seuss week, our Pre-Kindergarten class enjoyed the book “There’s No Place like Space” as well as a few space related activities we had set up to explore around the classroom.

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Exploring raindrops and clouds in preschool

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The weather helper informed us that today’s weather was definitely going to be cold and rainy making it a perfect day to explore raindrops and clouds at our sensory table.

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Who cares about the weather?

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As the weather changes, it is a good time to naturally promote conversations and ideas that lead us to explore the weather in the preschool classroom.

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Just Playing : pop, pop, popcorn

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Play is a critical part of early learning and yet it is easy to overlook the complex learning that is taking place and dismiss child’s play as nothing but “just play.”

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The reflection table

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I love to find things to use in my classroom that invite curiosity or renew interest in an old activity. Today, I want to introduce you to what I like to call “the reflection table.”

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Lock and key matching game for preschoolers

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I couldn’t wait to get put this lock and key game into action all around my preschool classroom.

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Ten tips to dealing with those troubling transitions

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Transitions can be a source of trouble in the classroom. Today, we are sharing a few tips for dealing with those troubling transitions…

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Making squares

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Working together to make squares in our preschool classroom!

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Hearts at the easel

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Of all the painting experiences I share with my students, the one they most enjoy is anything that has to do with painting at the easel.

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Heart math : Five simple math ideas for preschoolers

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Here are five simple heart math ideas our prek students explored this week.

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