Each year, Read Across America day falls on March 2nd in honor of Dr. Seuss Birthday. Whether you choose to read a Dr. Seuss book or prefer to read other children's books, the primary goal of this day is to celebrate reading and to continuously foster a love for reading so children will become lifelong readers. One of the best ways to promote a love for reading with young children is to make reading fun! 1. Read a Fun [...]
Amazing and affordable literacy discovery bottles for the early childhood classroom!
There are many different ways to encourage writing skills with preschool aged children. Today I'm going to share with you some of the ways we encourage beginning writing in our preschool classroom... When it comes to writing, the most important thing to remember is that it should be fun! Shouldn't that apply to all learning? From time to time, a follower on Facebook will ask for advice about how to get their child to enjoy "writing practice." [...]
Exploring math with these fun do-it-yourself fun math boxes and lots of stuff saved from around the school or house!
A child's name is very special and this simple watercolor activity turned out to be a fun and colorful way for our students to focus on the letters in their name.
I spent some time jotting down tips from my own experience in exploring journals in the preschool classroom.
A great tactile way to review the alphabet is by making yarn letters!
A fun way to review the alphabet is by matching upper and lowercase letters on the light table.
Learning to follow directions can be fun and interactive with this multipurpose interactive bulletin board approach.
Inspiring young children to write by partnering tools for play in preschool...