Working on our upper and lower case letter writing in the salt tray…
The children found a variety of newspaper activities to explore in our preschool classroom today…
Making paper inchworms from the letter “i” then hiding them in the grass so the birds wont be able to find them!
Exploring upper and lower case letters with my preschoolers…
After doing a little foil texture painting, tearing, and gluing – we played a little foil alphabet ball game.
The children were exploring the letter “R” by gluing rice on the red letter… By gluing on the rice, the children are able to draw the connection of the sound of the letter “R” to something familiar, something they will remember, and something they can feel… The “R” shape was precut for the children so […]
Each week, when a new letter is introduced, the teacher invites each child to come up and try to print the letter on the dry erase board. The teacher begins by printing a capital and lower case letter on the board first – she identifies each letter as she is writing them for the children […]
Each week, the teachers at our school continue to focus on a letter of the week. This isn’t the only time that the children will explore a given letter but it is an opportunity to give a letter some special attention. This week the focus was on the letter P! I noticed that focusing on […]
A drawback to being an administrator in a preschool program is that often times I have to actually “administrate” and when I do, it pulls me away from the classroom. So when this happens, I often only get to see what the children made after they are finished rather than while they are in the process. I […]
This week, we used the newspaper in a variety of ways to help us explore the letter N… The newspaper is a great way to explore letters and numbers and other language and literacy concepts. We laminated one large page from the newspaper to search for letters and numbers… We searched for titles and talked […]
In the midst of preparing a Christmas musical, making holiday decorations, and making gifts for parents – we still try to keep up with our regular academic program. This week the children are exploring the letter K! It won’t be the only time that we explore the letter K but it is the week that […]
The children in this class spent time putting a little sand on their letter S today. First they brushed on a little glue… Then sprinkled on some sand… At first the children were using a bottle to sprinkle on the sand but we quickly changed the process by putting the sand into little cups so […]