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When you feel like giving up – don’t do it.
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Is your child attending an online class?
Is your child attending an online class? Moving to online teaching due to the Coronavirus has been a sudden and[...]
Shoot for the Moon! Create unique experiences in your Pre-K classroom
One of the best ways to create unique experiences in your Pre-K or Preschool classroom is by thinking of unique[...]
Use a magnifying glass to spark enthusiastic learning!
One of my favorite tools to spark enthusiastic learning all around the classroom is a set of magnifying glasses. Over[...]
Put a little spin art in your Earth Day plans!
Every day is a great day for process art in the early childhood classroom and Earth Day is no exception.[...]
Inspiring children to draw the world
I have always been a fan of inspiring children to draw by placing an object on the table along with[...]
Staying connected to your students is simple to do!
I never thought there would come a day when I would be encouraging young children to join me for a[...]
Should young children raise their hands?
To answer the question, "Should young children raise their hands?" the best place to start is by taking a look[...]
Worried about Coronavirus? Keep your students thinking smart and staying healthy
The coronavirus is on everyone's mind right now and with very good reason. If you are keeping up with the[...]
Let’s make a rainbow together!
Rainbows are all the buzz when it comes to my classroom during March. On any given day, I come across[...]
Why your students should be on the front page news
Every week, a small newspaper from my local area shows up in my mailbox. This week, the newspaper featured a[...]
Rainbow in a frame: Process Art
I want to dive right in and show you these amazing rainbows in a frame. You could also call them[...]
Where to get the BEST inspiration for your early childhood classroom
Do you ever find yourself stuck when it comes to coming up for new ideas or deciding which idea to[...]
I Heart Math: Graphing hearts for Valentine’s Day
Have you ever invited your students to make their own graphs? Young children are so capable of doing things but[...]
I Heart You: A sweet Valentine’s game to promote kindness in your classroom
As a kid, I used to love getting those little boxes of conversation heart candy and reading all of the[...]
Three important elements of building healthy relationships with young children
Being new in this setting, one of the first things I wanted to do was just get to know the[...]
When you feel like giving up – don’t do it.
There is so much to deal with in today's crazy world and I know that being in the classroom now[...]
Is your child attending an online class?
Is your child attending an online class? Moving to online teaching due to the Coronavirus has been a sudden and[...]
Shoot for the Moon! Create unique experiences in your Pre-K classroom
One of the best ways to create unique experiences in your Pre-K or Preschool classroom is by thinking of unique[...]
Use a magnifying glass to spark enthusiastic learning!
One of my favorite tools to spark enthusiastic learning all around the classroom is a set of magnifying glasses. Over[...]