Having a set of fingerplays in your toolbox of teaching skills is a must do for anyone working in an early childhood environment.
Exploring the wonderful resource provided by Scholastic and how we use "Our Big World with Clifford" in our preschool classroom.
See these tips for exploring the reading experience with your toddler.
Exploring the classic children's book "The Carrot Seed" by Ruth Krauss through all content areas of the classroom....
Going on a picture walk with young children to promote prereading skills!
Exploring the "4 R's" in our preschool classroom as we had fun with rainbow reading, rainbow writing, and rainbow arithmetic!
Counting and creating with our Dr. Seuss stripes in our prek classroom!
See how our names are an interactive part of our daily preschool classroom activities.
A great way to create a toddler's interest in children's books is to integrate books into their play environment. Often times, we get stuck with the idea that books belong on shelves or in a basket on the floor. We want to keep them organized and clean but for toddlers, the best place for a book is where the toddler likes to play.... Little red reading wagon My niece, Clara, loves to go for wagon [...]
Parent involvement in early literacy is the key to academic success by Dr. Erika Burton of Stepping Stones Together Early childhood education sets the stage for future academic achievement. Whether you choose a pre-school setting, home school your child, or a combination of both exposure and parent modeling of literacy skills before, during and after the preschool years is essential. Research A study conducted last spring in over 27 countries and over 20 years confirmed that [...]