Tag: circletime

Say goodbye to calendar time!
I know – calendar time is a tradition. It’s something you’ve always done. It’s something that you just never want to give...
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Please pass the orange
With the winter days still around, it is nice to bring a little color into the classroom right now. This past week we have been exploring oranges...
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It must be tummy time!
I want my group times to be all about building community and in my mind, building community is all about being close together, being engaged in...
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Ten little caterpillars in a jar
We read the book “Ten Little Caterpillars” by Bill Martin Jr. then enjoyed a little counting and patterning of our own ten little...
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Question of the day

Exploring the process of asking the “Question of the Day” in my preschool classroom!

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What can you find in a people house? Exploring with Dr. Seuss
We read the Dr. Seuss book “In a People House” and then spent time exploring things you can find in a people house all around our...
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Cotton ball clouds
We recently spent a few days exploring different types of weather.  We also focused a great deal on raindrops and clouds.  This simple activity...
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J is for jump

We are introducing the letter Jj with this simple and fun jumping game!

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Whooooo is missing?
Our children just love story book games!  We read a story during circle time and then often follow it up with some sort of learning activity or...
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Simple shape games on the felt board
The kinds of games we play with the felt board are not all that complicated and all I really need are just a few bight and colorful felt pieces...
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