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Ten tips to dealing with those troubling transitions

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Transitions can be a source of trouble in the classroom. Today, we are sharing a few tips for dealing with those troubling transitions…

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The very best of 2013 from the kid blogging network

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The very best kid ideas for 2013 are all in one place! Come and check them out!

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I simply remember my favorite things

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An early childhood teacher’s rendition of “My Favorite Things” from “The Sound of Music.”

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15 Fabulous fingerplays and facts

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Having a set of fingerplays in your toolbox of teaching skills is a must do for anyone working in an early childhood environment.

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Five tips for my preschool teacher

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I hope my new students are just as excited to come to my classroom as my grandsons were today. I hope they want to explore, examine, and discover the things that I am in the process of preparing for them. But mostly, I hope that I will remember to tell my students all the good and positive things that I notice about what they are doing as we work together to learn about our classroom and build our community.

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Five fun ways to teach with tape

Teaching with Tape

Introducing five fun ways teachers can use tape in the preschool classroom to promote learning and play!

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The secret recipe for inviting children to take care of books in the preschool classroom

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Here is my secret recipe for helping the preschool-age children in my class take care of our classroom books!

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How to put on a coat in preschool

To help the children be more independent in putting coats on, we teach them this simple process so they can learn how to put on their own coat.

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Tips for having a classroom visitor come to your preschool

A few tips that you might want to consider when inviting a “paid” visitor to come to your preschool…

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The importance of a predictable routine in preschool

Sharing our daily routine and the importance of a daily routine in the preschool classroom.

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DIY yarn machine in preschool

This is a simple way I use for children to get their own yarn and to help keep the yarn organized in the process….. I call this my yarn machine. It is very basic – you just drop a ball of yarn (make sure it is a ball) in a tissue box then thread one end […]

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Managing teacher stress in the early childhood environment

Whether you are a new teacher or a teacher who has been in the field for a long time, it is important to recognize what causes teacher stress and how to manage that stress so you can keep your joy for teaching…

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What do you do with all that left-over paint?

Don’t toss out all that left-over paint in preschool!

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A polk-a-dot trash can for the preschool classroom

Sprucing up the preschool classroom by turning an old trashcan into a bright colorful addition to the classroom!

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Teaching twins in the preschool classroom

Teaching twins in the preschool classroom can present its own unique challenges. See what the experts had to say on this topic…

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Preschool circle time idea | Grab a spot

  I am so blessed each day by the folks over at  Teach Preschool on Facebook! They are always giving me great ideas and when I hear of something really cool, I like to try it out. A few months ago, we were sharing ideas for sitting in circletime and among the many wonderful ideas, […]

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