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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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11 of our Favorite Fine Motor Activities fine motor

If there is one thing I love to sneak into our day - it's fine motor skills.  I've tried lots of different fine motor activities and some are a big hit with the kids and some just aren't.  

So, I wanted to share with you some of the fine motor activities that the kids loved!...

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Using Meaningful Experiences to Teach Letters alphabet letters literacy

ABCD... do your students know all their letters?

Letter identification is one of the first things parents, administrators and some teachers think of when they think of preschool learning.

Truth is there is a TON more that goes into supporting children in the area of literacy before they are...

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8 Valentine Activities your Preschoolers will Love lesson planning valentine's day

February is coming near! It one of my favorite months - with all the hearts and candy... what is not to love?!  Want to bring some of that February Fun into your classroom?  I've got 8 Valentine Activities that I know your Preschoolers will love (because mine do!).

So, if you are ready...

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5 Winter Fine Motor Activities fine motor winter

With the rise in technology use with our preschoolers, a lot of educators are noting the lack of fine motor skills coming into the classroom. It seems only the swiping finger is strong. 

So, many teachers are looking for new and fun ways to get those fine motor muscles working so that...

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Prep Centers Now, Save Sanity Later centers lesson planning

Last week I shared the plan I use for changing out my preschool centers. Go and check it out if you haven't: When Center Time Gets Overwhelming. There are some good tips to lessening the overwhelm of changing out centers.

And keeping with that theme - today I want to share some tips and tricks to...

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