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A Detailed Look at the Preschool 2 & 3 Year Old Lesson Plans lesson planning three year olds two year olds

Got three year olds?  How about two year olds?

A handful of years ago I jumped back into classroom setting. I was teaching young children in my home and was ready for a switch.  I had mainly worked with pre-k and first graders, but this jump back in was working with ten three year...

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Process Art- Beyond the Paintbrush centers lesson planning
Do your preschoolers love painting?

Painting at the easel or the table is a core activity that preschoolers love doing.

Painting with paintbrushes is beneficial, but we, as early childhood educators can take painting a step further.

Move beyond the paintbrush and invite children to paint...

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Alphabet Ideas for Circle Time circle time

I love letters. You know, the alphabet kind.... well, truth be told I like the 'open up the mailbox' kind too. I'm not sure if it is because I am a preschool teacher or if it is because I have always excelled in reading/writing (as opposed to math... numbers + me = yikes). But, letters are my...

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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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