Here is my secret recipe for helping the preschool-age children in my class take care of our classroom books!
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.
A few tips that you might want to consider when inviting a “paid” visitor to come to your preschool…
Sharing our daily routine and the importance of a daily routine in the preschool classroom.
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 […]
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…
Don’t toss out all that left-over paint in preschool!
Sprucing up the preschool classroom by turning an old trashcan into a bright colorful addition to the classroom!
Teaching twins in the preschool classroom can present its own unique challenges. See what the experts had to say on this topic…
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, […]
Yesterday I shared about how we painted on the grill for our barbecue dramatic play day and today I want to show you our ketchup and mustard squeeze painting… The mustard and ketchup bottles actually contain red and yellow paint… The canvas is a large piece of currigated cardboard that I cut up into squares… Squeeze […]
There is something about having windows in a preschool environment. In almost every classroom I go into, I find a child looking out the window… I sometimes notice that teachers cover their windows with lots of artwork which can be quite beautiful but I recommend that where possible, you keep most of the window free […]