preschool

Ready for Kindergarten

Ready for Kindergarten offers simple to follow guidance and tips for where to focus your energy, how to support the learning that naturally takes place, and how to make the most of your child’s pre-kindergarten year.

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Guidecraft educator review and give-away: peekaboo lock boxes

A beautiful set of six peekaboo lock boxes from Guidecraft! Check out the review and see how you can enter to win a set too!

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Lining up colored craft sticks

Lining up colored craft sticks was one of our favorite activities during our study of lines in preschool.

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Creating art with lines

Taping paintbrushes and crayons together creates a unique art experience while exploring lines in preschool.

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L is for lines

Learning about the sound of the letter L was a fun experience as we played games on lines taped to the carpet and traced lines on the light table.

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Patterning with partners and lids

Patterning with partners is a fun and cooperative way to explore important math and language skills.

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Lemon drops on the light table

We’ve have been building our eye-hand coordination by playing with lemon drops on the light table in preschool.

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Lemon drop painting

Surely there is nothing that could brighten a cold winter day more than lemon drop painting. Come and see how we brightened our day with Lemon Drop Painting and more!

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The process of setting up the preschool classroom

Documenting the process of setting up the preschool classroom from start to finish!

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Choosing the right preschool for your child

Tips for helping parents search for the right preschool for their child.

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Celebrating the ABC’s of Teaching Preschool and You!

The ABC’s of Teaching Preschool is being brought to you by the amazing bloggers whose ideas I regularly share on my Facebook page.

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The things we can do in preschool

Today was our very first day in preschool and we started off the year by exploring the things we ‘can’ do in preschool…

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Preparing for graduation day in preschool…

Preschool graduations will soon be coming. Find out more about how you can prepare for your preschool graduation ceremony!

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Linky up to Dr. Seuss week in preschool

I have seen so many wonderful activities this past week related to Dr. Seuss Birthday Week that I can just barely keep up. I was hoping that if you have a preschool related blog post about a favorite Dr. Seuss book, that you would link up here! The students at our school have been busy […]

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We made friendly Halloween ghosts in preschool

There are so many different symbols that represent Halloween that are fun to make. I like to keep everything as friendly as possible in the process of letting children have fun with Halloween. The children in the kindergarten class started out by tracing a ghost shape onto black construction paper then they cut the ghost […]

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Hand and footprint art in the preschool classroom

As a parent, there is nothing more precious to me than hanging up a piece of art my child made out of her own hand or footprint. But as a teacher I sometimes observe hand and footprint art activities and simply wonder where the benefit is to the child.  Don’t get me wrong, I think […]

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