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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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Ideas for Preschool Classroom Jobs circle time classroom jobs classroom management

Kids love feeling special and I love helping them feel special! That is why in our preschool classroom each and every child has a daily job. For us, having preschool classroom jobs is not just about children helping out in class. Jobs help cultivate a feeling of classroom...

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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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Writing in Preschool with the Creativity Journal journal writing

Do you struggle to get preschoolers excited about writing? Is your writing center one of the least popular centers in your classroom? Want to bring writing into your preschool classroom without demanding the use of journal prompts or handwriting practice?

Yep- me too.  All of the...

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9 Pre-K Math Games We Love games lesson plans math math skills

Looking for some cool math games for pre-k?

I am a game-loving teacher who brings games into learning whenever I can. And math lends itself well to game play, because most of the time my pre-kers don't even know they are learning! 

What's even better... my students are practicing...

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Magnet Board Games for the Magnet Center centers literacy magnet math

Do you have a magnet board in your preschool classroom?

I love to add learning fun into centers anyway I can! So, when I got on the Oil Drip Pan trend and got one for my classroom I was excited.  But, it didn't take long for me to realize that switching out the magnet center wasn't going to...

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Circle Time Boards for Toddlers circle time

Can you have a Circle Time for Toddlers?  When you step back and think about what Circle Time is, you see that Circle Time is really about coming together as a class and sharing a common experience. Which is something toddlers definitely can do and should be doing (with a few caveats).

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Classroom Management in Preschool Series -Day 5 classroom management social emotional social emotional learning teacher tips

Well, the end has come. It's Day 5, the final day, of the Classroom Management in Preschool Series! Thanks for sticking with me!

If you missed Day 1 of the Classroom Management in Preschool Series, catch it at the link!  On Day 1 we discussed why behavior charts don't work and why...

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