A well designed Invitation to Play (paint, cook, draw, etc...) will help the teacher capture a child's attention. Whether the process involves cutting, building, writing, sorting, or painting - we can set the stage and make the process look inviting so the child will want to give it a try. We use the invitation to capture attention. However, capturing attention and keeping a child engaged or inspired in the process is totally different. Keep reading and I will [...]
As part of our summer book study on Challenging Behaviors, we are discussing self-regulation today! It is the number one skills for success in school and life!
The basics of science in the preschool classroom.
Plastic Easter eggs inspire this post about what kinds of things you choose to add and keep in your classroom!
Play is a critical part of early learning and yet it is easy to overlook the complex learning that is taking place and dismiss child's play as nothing but "just play."
Let's talk about the use of real tools versus pretend tools in preschool! I am sure you have your own thoughts on the subject!
A little look at a Teach Preschool workshop and a few terrific ideas for Teacher Door Prizes!
See what the experts had to say on Bam Radio about how to address biting in the early childhood classroom.