vocabulary

Alphabet kitchen for toddler play

Going on an alphabet scavenger hunt in the kitchen can lead to all sorts of toddler play and learning!

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Taking the word-wall beyond the wall

Taking the word wall beyond the wall and into other parts of the early childhood classroom experience.

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Building block literacy and story telling

Building our own stories through block play in circletime…

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Exploring measuring tools in preschool

We have been exploring the use of measuring and cooking tools in our prek class. The children loved using the measuring tools to scoop up dried beans… Beans have a wonderful quality to them. They feel smooth to the touch which invites hands on exploration… As the children explored the beans, we were able to […]

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Measuring and mixing with a dash of new vocabulary in preschool

After reading “Blueberries for Sal,” we became “bakers” as one of my students observed and our little bakers made some blueberry muffins… We explored different kinds of measuring tools and cooking terms as we worked together to make our blueberry muffins… Our bakers took turns measuring and pouring in the different ingredients… Cooking presents such a great […]

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Making story stones in preschool

We made awesome story stones in preschool.

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Building a child’s vocabulary in preschool

Exploring different ways to promote strong vocabulary skills in the preschool classroom.

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