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February Preschool Math Games february games math math skills valentine's day

We are a game playing preschool classroom. Games and fun go hand in hand, so whenever I can engage children with games- I do it!

So, each month I have been putting together themed math games to play with my children. All the games are linked to a focus skill (but many focus on multiple skills)...

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Activities for Teaching Children to be Good Friends classroom management social emotional learning

One of the most important (if not THE more important) area in Early Education is Social Emotional Learning.

I am a firm believer that by helping teach children self awareness, social awareness and healthy relationship skills we are helping them become functioning members of society... and...

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Survey of the Day - Preschool Graphing classroom management graphing jobs math

Question of the Day, Daily Question, Preschool Graphing and Survey of the Day has long been a staple in early childhood classrooms... for good reason.

With children being quite ego-centric (a nice way of saying, they think it's all about them), students learn new things more easily when...

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Using Fine Motor Task Boxes in Your Preschool Classroom centers fine motor small group

Ooo! I'm so excited!  I just finished my first set of Fine Motor Task Boxes.

Fine Motor skills are focused on in every preschool classroom.  Children need strong small muscles in fingers and eyes to do all kinds of work when they get to 'big' school.

While we all know fine motor skills...

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Resources for Preschool Teachers - what every teacher needs! circle time lesson planning literacy math skills science social emotional

It's a New Year!  Raise your hand if a new year makes you want to try out new things in your classroom? 

I love getting fresh start after Holiday Break - getting new things in order, organized and planned is part of my January fun! .... which might mean I need to get out more.... but I...

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The 'Back from Holiday Break' Struggles christmas classroom management holiday

The 'Back from Holiday Break' struggles are REAL - am I right?

To be honest I kinda dread it each year. Am I super excited to see those faces I've missed over break?  Yes.  Do I want to go back and have to re-teach procedures and expectations? No, not particularly.  

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Christmas Smells Preschool Activity christmas holiday

In need of a last-minute Christmas activity that packs a big educational punch?

Look no further, because I am sharing with you one of my favorite Literacy activities for the Holiday Season.

The Sweet Smell of Christmas by Patricia Scarry is a wonderful book that focuses on using the sense of...

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The Birth of Jesus - FREE Mini Lesson christmas

This time of year is one of my favorites!  And I especially love that I teach in a faith-based setting where I can teach my littles all about the Reason for the Season!

I always start the conversation by asking my children whose birthday they think it is on December 25th,...

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