At the beginning of every school year, I am often asked, “How much time should I plan to spend in circle time?” My quick answer is always the same: Circle [...]
Discovering the power of very own energy! Our energetic students were surprised to find out that they have real energy flowing through their bodies. Although you can explore energy anytime [...]
A great way to incorporate movement and practice memory recall with numbers! The number line is a very simple game that invites the children to use their whole bodies. As [...]
Who knew that number lines could be so much fun? Well my students and I found out just how much fun they can be during one of our recent math [...]
There are so many skills that can be fostered and mastered through the cooking process. Look for recipes your students can get involved in and enjoy the wonderful benefits of cooking together.
With spring upon us, I was chomping at the bit to start exploring bugs, flowers, gardening - you know - all that springy stuff but my students had a different idea in mind. They wanted to do a Skeleton Day! So smack in the middle of our first week of spring, we stopped to explore the skeletons inside our bodies.
Handprint rainbow painting is an idea that has definitely been around for awhile but to each new class of preschool students, it is still a new idea.
Rainbows are such a wonderful way to review and explore color and color mixing. As part of our exploration of rainbows, we invited the children to put together these simple felt rainbow puzzles.
A fun and creative process that will encourage teamwork in your classroom! Whenever I can find an idea that our whole class can work on together in a successful way, [...]
Since my Pre-K children will be moving on to a new school, we have been enjoying exploring some of our favorite memories and playing some memory games too!