Writing

Ants in the salt tray plus more

Exploring ants in circletime then working on prewriting skills as we explore ants in the salt tray!

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Tools for play inspire the desire to write

Inspiring young children to write by partnering tools for play in preschool…

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The perfect square in preschool

Exploring the perfect square and the process of tearing, gluing, creating, and writing our names in preschool.

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Sticky paper shape tracing in preschool

A simple way to keep the stencils in place while tracing around them in preschool!

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The watermelon song and lightning bug song and a pumpkin song and a painting!

Starting off with a watermelon song and winding up with our very own songs and a little watermelon painting…

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Building block blueprints

Tracing and painting blocks to create a block blueprint in prek!

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A day of exploring carrots

Exploring the classic children’s book “The Carrot Seed” by Ruth Krauss through all content areas of the classroom….

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Upper and lower case letters in the salt tray

Working on our upper and lower case letter writing in the salt tray…

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Disappearing clouds

Making clouds disappear is almost like magic!

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Writing with light and shadows

Exploring light and shadows with an overhead projector in the preschool classroom.

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Promoting communication skills in preschool

One of the best ways to promote communication skills is to hand the children tools for play…

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Writing in salt

Building up prewriting skills through the use of salt trays in preschool!

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The 4 R’s: reading, writing, arithmetic, and rainbows

Exploring the “4 R’s” in our preschool classroom as we had fun with rainbow reading, rainbow writing, and rainbow arithmetic!

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Everyday fine motor play in preschool

Discover ways to promote fine motor development and the role fine motor skills in handwriting.

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Heart and hand prints in the salt tray in prek

Adding to the salt box and a few tips on making the salt box experience more successful in preschool!

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Printing in the salt tray in prek

Using the salt trays to promote name recognition and pre-writing skills in PreK!

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