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Free Classroom Management Training for Early Educators classroom management procedures professional development

Looking for a free training to take your classroom management skills up a notch?

I've got a 5-day training series available to you - for FREE!

This training was first apart of a live training series last summer. The training was well received so I wanted to make sure that any teacher that wanted...

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What's Inside the Play-Based Preschool Curriculum? circle time dramatic play lesson planning lesson plans literacy math science

Looking for a Play-Based Pre-K Curriculum created by a teacher who currently uses these lessons in her classroom?  Sometimes it can be hard to find a curriculum that will fit your needs - so many choices. I get that! The expense and learning curve to implementing a new preschool curriculum...

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How Long to Schedule Centers centers

Center time is a major staple of a preschool program. And if you are running a play-based classroom like I am... free-play centers is the key ingredient!

But have you ever wondered.... how long should I schedule time in centers?

If you are half day program vs. a whole day program your center...

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9 of our Favorite Spring Activities lesson planning spring

Hello Spring!  The thought of getting out of the winter slump and into some longer, warmer days is always welcomed when Spring comes.  And with Spring comes time to plan some of my favorite preschool spring activities!

Want to see what spring themed activities make the cut? Check them...

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A Guide to Preschool Centers centers classroom management trainings

When you are running a play-based preschool classroom, centers are the core of the program.  Carefully planned centers create an environment for learning through play because play is not a break from hard work, play is a child's work!

But sometimes, as the teacher, wrapping your head...

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Blast Off with these Preschool Space Activities lesson planning lesson plans

Are you blasting off with an outer space theme in your preschool classroom this year? 

Using the theme of outer space isn't always a relatable theme - I'm mean it's not like we go there as a field trip (at least not yet!). But, a space theme becomes is engaging to young children because...

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Preschool Cutting Tips cutting fine motor

Let's get cutting!  Cutting skills and preschool go hand in hand. Many times it is the first time that children have been allowed to use scissors.

So, it's important that we understand the continuum in which children's cutting skills develop.  To make it a little easier to remember, I...

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3 Spring STEM Activities lesson planning science

Need some new STEM ideas for your preschoolers during the spring?

Today I'm sharing three of my favorite whole group STEM activities that are great for Spring. These challenges don't only focus on science, but also literacy, vocabulary and critical thinking skills!

Grab a pen and paper,...

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