How often do your kids wash their hands during the day? You don't have to add it all up because I already know that the answer is A LOT! One [...]
Ways to model and promote a love of books in your preschool classroom I have so many fabulous children's books that are near and dear to my heart and the [...]
A wonderful way to reflect on the learning and discoveries that take place in preschool! I have had the honor of working in multiple forms of childcare. From preschools, to [...]
A few years ago, I decided to buy a large square wooden framed box canvas. Let's just say it wasn't cheap but it happens to be one of the best [...]
Ways to inspire your students that will deepen their thinking and build interest and engagement A well-designed Invitation to Play (paint, cook, draw, etc...) will help the teacher capture a child's [...]
Every teacher will find inspiration through the beautiful works of Meri Cherry!
"Play gives children the chance to practice what they are learning." This quote by Fred Rogers is one that I have always enjoyed and strive to keep in mind as I plan for each day in my classroom.
This idea may look very simple, and it is, but it has been one of the best tools for giving my students a little practice in tracing letters or shapes (we haven’t tried it with numbers yet) in my classroom!
Each year, Read Across America day falls on March 2nd in honor of Dr. Seuss Birthday. Whether you choose to read a Dr. Seuss book or prefer to read other [...]
To help my students know which handle next to the water faucet is hot and which is cold, I always keep a supply of red and green rubber bands around!