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 [...]
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 the process, being aware of each other as needed, and making any necessary adjustments as we go along.
You quickly learn that if you don't want a preschooler to do something then just start your sentence with the word "Don't!". Come see what my preschoolers are saying, "Don't push my button!"
While I read the classic tale of "Harold and the Purple Crayon" to my students, I invited them to tell me their own purple crayon story.
Come and discover the Do's and Don'ts of Read-Alouds gleaned from "The Read-Aloud Handbook" by Jim Trelease.
Jim Trelease gives us his perspective on two different types of interruptions that take place during the read-aloud experience.
Here is my secret recipe for helping the preschool-age children in my class take care of our classroom books!
Having fun reading the delightful children's book "Pete the Cat" by Eric Litwin and making our own white shoes too!
Exploring gears as we take a look at the inside and outside of robots in preschool!
Reading "Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons" then we were off to have a little fun of our own with bright and colorful buttons!