The study of x-rays, bones, and our bodies turned out to be quite an interesting and fun experiences as the prekindergarten age children worked to complete the skeleton of a paper boy in our classroom.
Before heading off for spring break, my students explored the letter Xx and the best word that I know of to examine the letter Xx is x-ray!
Playground safety is both controversial and important. Check out our class adventure and then listen to what the experts have to say!
Although school is just around the corner, it is likely that with the days still being so hot, many of you will still be taking your preschoolers for a little dip in the swimming pool. "Two-thirds of childhood drownings occur May through August, making drowning the biggest summertime risk for kids" (RD) Cara Pettersen wants to remind everyone that even though your children may have been around the pool all summer long, it is important, [...]
Often times teachers only think of counting their students when they are headed out on a field trip or going outdoors to play. But getting into the habit of counting children should start even when you are in the classroom all day! Here are a few tips for keeping safe track of your students... Keep a folder or clipboard with a checklist of names of each of your students on it. Before leaving one room [...]
It’s that time of year again, time for teachers and students to start getting sick that is. You don’t have to wait for cold and flu season to officially begin, illness can strike at any time in the classroom, and it loves the beginning of the school year. One of the most difficult aspects of teaching is staying healthy enough to actually teach, especially in an early childhood classroom where germs can spread like wildfire. [...]