Doctor Pretend Play Kids Printables
Does someone need a doctor? The doctor is in the house thanks to this doctor pretend play printable set for kids! It's everything a kid needs to play!
Reggio-Emilia: How To Bring the Most Out of Your Early Learning Environment
My quest this year was to create a more organized, visually pleasing environment in our preschool classroom. My inspiration has come from various classes I've taken this year, inspirational teachers, cohort among local preschools, and of course, blogging! My research of other classrooms and personal aesthetic have led me to the Reggio Emilia approach to classroom environments. I do not claim to be a Reggio teacher. I have, however, learned to borrow bits and pieces from various pedagogical…
27 Classroom Poster Sets: Free and Fantastic
Chalkboard Colorful Classroom Poster Quotes - 27 Classroom Poster Sets: Free and Fantastic - Teach Junkie
How to Set Up the Blocks Center in an Early Childhood Classroom - Pocket of Preschool
How to set up the blocks center in your early childhood classroom (with ideas, tips, and book list) plus block center freebies!
A High-Quality Program for Your Toddler
What to Look for in a Toddler Program -NAEYC offers these tips to assist parents in selecting a safe, nurturing, and stimulating learning environment for their toddlers.
How I Created a Calm and Inviting Preschool Classroom
Take a peek into this in-home classroom designed by a teacher who went from teaching in schools to her own home.
DIY Lock and Hinge Board for Toddlers
I'm not sure if it's a boy thing or just a toddler thing, but Mac is obsessed with locks, hinges, latches, handles, etc. He can play with the gate in the back yard for 30 minutes (in toddler world, that's like HOURS). Open the gate, shut the gate, lock the gate, unlock the gate, open the gate, shut the gate, lock the gate... Gah! You get the idea. So, when I saw this Melissa & Doug Deluxe Latches Board, I thought it was awesome! All the little doors open and close with all kinds of cool…
Classroom Set-Up - A Look Around My Dream Classroom (Primary Chalkboard)
Hello, Friends! It is Autumn from The Primary Techie. I am super excited to be blogging about one of my favorite places - my classroom. Here is a very nerdy confession: I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE setting u
I taught pre-k for many years and had a variety of classrooms! This one is by far, my favorite! I went from a bright hot pink/turquoise theme to neutral and calming decor! During our day we had literacy group time, math group time, writing workshop/journaling, two recesses, two rounds of center time, and brain break/nap time. The math center... I used wooden trays and baskets for center games. I also tried to incorporate books and vocabulary into every center. Two of my previous…
Shape Sorting for Toddlers
Yoga can be very relaxing, especially when you are feeling overwhelmed. A 15 to 20 minute session of yoga combined with some simple breathing techniques can help set you up for a calm, positive day or help you to relax after a long, stressful day.