Building bookshelves for the preschool classroom

I still needed child-sized bookshelves for my classroom but not any more. Over the weekend my husband built me three of them... I gave him the measurements that I needed based on how many baskets I hoped to fit in each shelf as well as measuring the height of my tables.  I didn't want the shelves so tall that I couldn't see the children behind the shelves as they played but not so short that [...]

By | July 27th, 2011|Categories: DIY|Tags: , , , |19 Comments

Finding treasures for your preschool classroom

One thing I don't have yet for my preschool classrooms are child-sized shelves. My husband is planning to build me a few but in the mean time, I happened to stumble across this little shelf in my mom's neighborhood... It's funny how being a preschool teacher makes you look at everything with an eye for the possibilities. I was picking my mom up to run a few errands and happened to notice this little plastic [...]

By | July 24th, 2011|Categories: Centers, Classroom Setup|Tags: , , , |18 Comments