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Top 5 Favorite Games for Circle Time circle time games

Games + Circle Time = engaged whole group learning! 

Whole group games work SOOO incredibly well at circle time.  I use them on the daily and these games allow me to work with students as a group to practice/review all those academic skills - but in a fun way!

Sidenote...Did you happen...

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Birthday Bulletin Board Idea birthday bulletin board

Birthdays are a very special, unique time for our little ones. I love doing something to celebrate birthdays in my classroom! So, while I've always celebrated birthdays in my class, this year is the first year I have tried out a birthday bulletin board!

This birthday bulletin board is kept up all...

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Supercharge your Preschool Circle Time circle time

Do you struggle when it comes to circle time engagement?  Got little rollie pollies on the rug who don't stay engaged for long?  Yep, I did too.  So, many little bodies and so much movement!

While routine and consistency is hugely important for our young learners, sometimes we get...

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Simple Ways to Build Positive Student Connections classroom management relationships

Let’s talk student connections… shall we?

Tell me... when you think back to your time in school, what stands out to you? You may say a certain class or a certain subject, but many times it comes back to a teacher (or more than one!). A teacher who saw you, made you feel special or...

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Preschool Centers: Free Choice or Rotation? centers classroom management

One of the most common questions that I get in regards to preschool centers is "Do you do free-choice centers or a rotation?".  While I have my own opinions on the topic, I think it's important to look at the pros and cons to everything you do in your classroom, as to make an educated...

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3 Must-Dos for the Beginning of the Year back to school classroom management procedures relationships routines

The beginning of the school year is such an exciting and exhausting time!  Isn't it funny how we forget how little and new our students are when they start?! It's like we have to reset our brains back to beginning after sending on last year's students.

There is so much to teach our new...

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Level Up Your Preschool Science Center centers science

 Is planning and changing out your preschool science center hard for you?

Do you struggle to find activities and materials that children can use both independently and keep them engaged?

Well... I hear ya.

For many, many years my science center was kinda blah.  There weren't...

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Parent Education Bulletin Boards bulletin board home connection

Teach your preschool families all about the important skills their preschoolers learn by using a parent education bulletin board!

Preschoolers learn amazing things through play, but this isn't something that is easy for parents to see. Help educate the parents in your early childhood program...

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