Holiday

Five New Year resolutions for preschool teachers

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5 Preschool Teacher Resolutions for a better YOU in the New Year!

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Gingerbread house shadow box

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We found a way to make a gingerbread house with candy and all and the best part is, even my youngest preschoolers could do it all by themselves!

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Gingerbread man exchange in preschool

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Our class was recently invited to join in on a Gingerbread Man exchange. Come and see our exciting adventure with the Gingerbread Man exchange!

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After christmas for the birds

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Perhaps you are one of the many who are in the process of taking down the Christmas tree. Well don’t be too quick to think Christmas has to be completely over yet!

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Simple gift bow game for preschoolers

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Hang onto those holiday bows and you have what you need for two simple but great games to get kids moving!

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Winter in a bottle |A kid made Christmas ornament

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To capture the essence of winter, my students created their very own winter in a bottle and turned it into an ornament as one of our parent gifts this year.

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Holiday gift tag patterns

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I collected a few different sets of bright and colorful gift tags as an invitation to make simple patterns on our home made pattern board.

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Give your class the gift of nothing

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Today, we had fun putting a new spin on the gift giving process with the help of a new book and an empty box. Come and see how we enjoyed the Gift of Nothing!

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Gift box chalkboard writing game

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Put a little holiday spirit into your chalkboard easel with this fun chalkboard gift box game for preschoolers!

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The simplest holiday invitation to play ever!

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If you want to add a little spark of curiosity to your classroom, then pick up a few Christmas boxes and you will have the simplest holiday invitation to play ever.

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Cardboard collage ornaments

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We’ve been busy decorating our classroom this week and these cardboard collage ornaments were just thing our little Christmas tree needed!

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Holiday window tracing

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We spent time tracing many different holiday symbols with the help of the lighting from our big windows in our preschool classroom!

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Six ways to discover and explore the holiday season with pinecones and pine needles

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There are so many wonderful ways to celebrate the holidays with pinecones and pine needles. Today we are sharing six of our favorite classroom ideas.

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Exploring our flag for Fourth of July in preschool

In celebration of Fourth of July, we had a little discussion on taking care of our flags and then we did a little practice trying to fold them too… We talked about why the flag should not touch the ground. This brought up words like respect, symbol, and freedom… Then we all took turns learning […]

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DIY valentine boxes and cards for preschool

This is a really cool and simple valentine box and matching valentine cards you can make with your preschooler. Start off with a sheet of poster board and fold it in half – long edge to long edge… Now open it back up and fold the long edges into the center leaving four creases lengthwise […]

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Learning about Martin Luther King Jr. in preschool

Today was Martin Luther King Day and we took the opportunity to explore concepts such as kindness, peace, speeches, and dreams. I had the opportunity to go to several of our classes today and share this video with the children. I liked how the video talked about MLK in a very simple way. It shares […]

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