Which parking spot has your name on it? The children were invited to find out as they headed over to our parking lot name game throughout the morning!
"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.
After a long winter's nap, it was time to wake up our bears. The children were super excited to wake up their bears but if you're going to wake up your bear, you better be prepared for a big day ahead!
Being intentional with planning and preparing in your classroom will make learning meaningful for your students! There was a time in my teaching career when I spent the majority of [...]
These DIY robots are hours of fun! School starts back up for me at the very end of August but today, my youngest grandson, age 21/2, and I decided to spend [...]
Dominoes are a wonderful tool for play and I have a collection of dominoes that I pull out every school year for the children to explore. On this particular day, the children spent time tinkering with dominoes on our tinker table...
We spent lots of time throughout the school year and through a variety of classroom centers and activities developing our pouring skills in preschool!
These awesome large cardboard spools are terrific for use as tools for play in all content areas!
Let's tale a stroll down the popping path!
Play is a critical part of early learning and yet it is easy to overlook the complex learning that is taking place and dismiss child's play as nothing but "just play."