In the early childhood classroom, the use of music and fingerplays has a way of capturing children’s attention and leading them towards success throughout the day. Let me tell [...]
With the end of the year coming up, I am often asked, "What songs are you singing for your end of the year presentation?" Before choosing songs for your presentation, [...]
Our preschool class has taken quite a liking to the “5 Little Ducks” finger play. They have consistently asked to sing this song throughout the whole school year. Recently, in one [...]
Your children will love to play invented games together in the preschool classroom! My students love, and I mean love, playing all kinds of large motor games. If the children can [...]
Having a set of fingerplays in your toolbox of teaching skills is a must do for anyone working in an early childhood environment.
We needed a quick song to sing with the children today so my colleague and I begin brainstorming dinosaur words that we could use to go with music we were [...]
No Time Like the Present: How and Why to Give the Gift of Language Learning to Your Child(ren) Written by my special guest Carolina Gomez. Learning a language is enriching at any [...]
Play this fun little hand mirror game with your preschoolers and sing "I am Special!"
Living in farm country, we learn lots about vegetables that grow in the garden. Where possible, I try to bring in vegetables from the garden like snap peas so the [...]
When painting with objects, I always print the word of the object on the paper so the children can see that word as they participate in the activity. In this [...]