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9 of our Favorite Spring Activities lesson planning spring

Hello Spring!  The thought of getting out of the winter slump and into some longer, warmer days is always welcomed when Spring comes.  And with Spring comes time to plan some of my favorite preschool spring activities!

Want to see what spring themed activities make the cut? Check them...

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Blast Off with these Preschool Space Activities lesson planning lesson plans

Are you blasting off with an outer space theme in your preschool classroom this year? 

Using the theme of outer space isn't always a relatable theme - I'm mean it's not like we go there as a field trip (at least not yet!). But, a space theme becomes is engaging to young children because...

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3 Spring STEM Activities lesson planning science

Need some new STEM ideas for your preschoolers during the spring?

Today I'm sharing three of my favorite whole group STEM activities that are great for Spring. These challenges don't only focus on science, but also literacy, vocabulary and critical thinking skills!

Grab a pen and paper,...

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8 Valentine Activities your Preschoolers will Love lesson planning valentine's day

February is coming near! It one of my favorite months - with all the hearts and candy... what is not to love?!  Want to bring some of that February Fun into your classroom?  I've got 8 Valentine Activities that I know your Preschoolers will love (because mine do!).

So, if you are ready...

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Prep Centers Now, Save Sanity Later centers lesson planning

Last week I shared the plan I use for changing out my preschool centers. Go and check it out if you haven't: When Center Time Gets Overwhelming. There are some good tips to lessening the overwhelm of changing out centers.

And keeping with that theme - today I want to share some tips and tricks to...

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When Center Time Gets Overwhelming centers classroom management lesson planning

Do you want to keep your preschool center time fresh and engaging, but get overwhelmed at the thought of actually doing it?

I hear ya.... it's work!  But, what you need is a plan!

There are so many moving parts to center time that it can easily leave you feeling defeated before you even...

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Get Ready for December! holiday lesson planning

December is a comin'! 

I love the Holidays, but man... the first part of December (before break) is stressful.

I start thinking of all the things I have to do....

√ parent gifts

√ themed centers

√ holiday parties

√ thematic units

Then, you also have your family and...

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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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