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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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7 Picture Books about Books! books literacy

When you think about setting your preschoolers up to be readers, what do you think of?

Maybe letter recognition and sounds... maybe phonetic concepts.... maybe even sight words. 

While those things  are important and essential, there is something we as preschool teachers can do to...

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5 Activities for your Preschool Pet Lesson Plan lesson planning lesson plans pets small group whole group

Raise your hand if you do a pet theme during the year!   

Using the theme of pets in your preschool lesson plans is so relatable to kids. Many families have pets at home or children know of someone in their family or neighborhood with a pet.  So many pets now-a-days are...

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10 Engaging Light Table Activities centers light table literacy math science

We love our light table.  There is just something about things that light up that make them more exciting.  So, when our preschool ordered some tabletop light tables- I was psyched!  I knew exactly what I wanted to do - create some light table activities for my littles!

Ever...

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Circle Time Ideas: Create a Circle Time Cart circle time organization

Got a Circle Time Cart?  This is one idea for circle time that you are going to want to see!

When you take a minute to stop and think of all the things that you use or could use during circle time, a long list might start forming. Calendar pieces, pointers, markers, well-wishing wands,...

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