I have enjoyed sharing the interactive books of Christie Matheson with my pre-k class over the past few weeks. As with most books we share with the children, we like [...]
I am a huge fan of inviting young children to write all throughout the day. In order to get my students writing all through out the day, I fill my classroom with lots of opportunities to write.
Every morning after the children come to preschool, we settle into our morning group time and talk about the weather. It's been interesting how much learning takes place and how much growth and development I have seem stem from this simple process of documenting and talking about the weather.
The children were invited to draw and frame a portrait of their bears as a very nice way to celebrate the first day of spring with their bears. See how we wrapped up our Wake-Up Bear Party!
As we continued our exploration of maps, the children were invited to explore this simple DIY table top map and drawing game. Like with most games I make for the children [...]
Inviting children to expand their drawing skills by adding simple drawing prompts!
A fun game that invites young children to spend time drawing!
Mini-Plexiglass Easels are a terrific tool for inviting young children to color and write!
Simple and colorful rainbow art for preschool!
Today, the kindergarten class tried out our new window markers.... Only we didn't use them on the windows - instead we used them on the glass cover of a picture [...]