With the winter days still around, it is nice to bring a little color into the classroom right now. This past week we have been exploring oranges and we definitely had LOTS of orange all around the classroom… As a part of our exploration, we read the book “An Orange in January” by Dianna Hutts Aston. […]
I want my group times to be all about building community and in my mind, building community is all about being close together, being engaged in the process, being aware of each other as needed, and making any necessary adjustments as we go along.
We read the book “Ten Little Caterpillars” by Bill Martin Jr. then enjoyed a little counting and patterning of our own ten little caterpillars!
Exploring the process of asking the “Question of the Day” in my preschool classroom!
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.
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 […]
We are introducing the letter Jj with this simple and fun jumping game!
Our children just love story book games! We read a story during circle time and then often follow it up with some sort of learning activity or game. We’ve played several different variations of this particular game and it is one that they never get tired of… The story book that inspired this game was […]
The kinds of games we play with the felt board are not all that complicated and all I really need are just a few bight and colorful felt pieces and I have everyone’s attention.
While I read the classic tale of “Harold and the Purple Crayon” to my students, I invited them to tell me their own purple crayon story.
When I told the children that they actually can have eight legs like an octopus, they told me that this could not be possible. So I had to show them that they could!
We’re celebrating Earth Day! A great way to show that we care about the Earth is by recycling. See how we sorted recyclables in preschool.