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Preschool Small Group Activity Ideas lesson planning small group teacher tips

Welcome to the Preschool Small Group 5-Day Series! It's Day 3!

If you haven't already, check out Days 1 and 2:

Day 1: Five Reasons to Have Preschool Small Group

Day 2: How to Effectively Group Preschoolers for Small Group

Now, let's get started!

You know the benefits of having small group...

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How to Effectively Group Preschoolers for Small Group lesson planning small group teacher tips

Welcome to the Preschool Small Group Series!

It's Day 2 of our series. Check out the post from Day 1: 5 Reasons to Have Preschool Small Group

One of the biggest obstacles when planning for preschool small group is figuring out your groups.

Once you start planning, questions start festering up,...

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5 Reasons to Have Preschool Small Group lesson planning small group teacher tips

Do you have small group time built into your preschool day?

If no - why not? This post will give you 5 really good reasons that you should consider adding it in.

If yes - how is it going? do you love or loathe small group time? 

Or... are you required to do small group, but don't really know...

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The Guide to Pre-Reading Skills in Early Childhood lesson planning

Preparing students to read doesn't start in kindergarten.  There are many skills needed for students to start on the reading path.  We can help our children gain some of these pre-reading skills starting as infants!  If our children have these pre-reading skills before...

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Quick and Easy Preschool Circle Time Games circle time

Raise your hand if you struggle to ‘fit it all in’.

Yep, me too. I was finding that relying on small group time to fit in all the things that preschoolers need to know just wasn’t cutting it.

The problem was… since we have small group time during free play, there are...

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10 Ways to Boost Attention Spans teacher tips

Have you ever been here…. you get out a floor puzzle for a child that requests it and as you and the child are working together to assemble the puzzle, the child abruptly leaves, moving onto to something else. The child lost interest in putting together the puzzle, their attention was...

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Helping our Preschoolers with Reading Readiness - Checklist Included literacy

Helping our preschoolers get ready to read isn’t just about knowing letters and letter sounds.

There is so much more to reading readiness than the alphabet! Setting our children up to be successful readers means laying a solid foundation rooted in print awareness, narrative skills,...

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