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Classroom Management in Preschool Series -Day 1 classroom management

Welcome to the Classroom Management in Preschool 5 day series! 

I gotta ask...

 Does classroom management leave you feeling ?

Are student behaviors leaving you exhausted at the end of every day?

If so, this series is for you!

Before we jump right in, let's look at what is happening...

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8 Summer Reads for Early Educators books literacy reading

Teachers love to learn. Am I right?! That's why we love going to educational conferences and reading professional development books for early educators. We just can't help ourselves.  Learning new strategies and the latest research excites us (and as I type that I realize how lame we must...

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Summer Break? Binge the Best Preschool Trainings! professional development trainings

Hello Summer, my old friend!  Summer break is upon me and I am hoping you are enjoying some R&R too!  But, let's be real for a minute- we relax for about 2 weeks and then BAM the teacher brain starts thinking about next school year.  It's just who we are.  So, if your...

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Preschool Summer Learning Bags bag home connection summer

When bidding my pre-k students adieu at the end of the year, I am well aware that the progress and learning growth that was made might somehow find itself slipping.  The summer slide, as it is often coined, is when students loose some of the skills and knowledge they once had over the summer...

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Preschool Graduation Certificates end of the year graduation

Can you feel it?  Summer break is looming around the corner for many of us. It hasn't been an easy year (but honestly, what year is when you are teaching littles?!), but the end has come. Graduation is looming where we will hand our adorable cap and gowned preschoolers their graduation...

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Preschool Transition Songs classroom management

Oh transition time... it is never easy. Whether it is lining up to go outside, getting the kids to clean up or sitting on the carpet for learning time, transitions can be the most challenging time of the day!

But, I've got one secret weapon that works every time. The single most effective thing...

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Using Subitizing Cards in Preschool lesson planning math math skills

Subitizing sounds like a big skill for preschool, but simply put, subitizing is the ability to quickly identify the number of items in a small set without counting. We can help our children practice subtizing by using subitizing cards in preschool. But, before we talk about the how,...

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5 Free Bug Activities for Preschoolers bugs lesson plans

Spring has sprung and out come those bugs! What a perfect time to bug out in your classroom! . Today I want to share with you five FREE bug activities for preschoolers!

Each one of these bug activities come from a resource in the Lovely Commotion Preschool Resources store. I'll note which...

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