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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 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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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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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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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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A Curriculum Guide to Help You Plan curriculum lesson planning lesson plans teacher tips

Does lesson planning make you feel  or  ?

You are not alone my friend.

You plan activities and lessons but if you don't have your year mapped out, you don't know which skills you are covering and not covering.

I had this problem.  Had great activities and lessons but I didn't feel...

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STEM & Preschoolers - the WHY lesson planning math science

STEM, STEAM, STREAM...  these acronyms are big buzz words in the world of education.

The idea behind STEM (science, technology, engineering & math), STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art & math) and STREAM (science, technology, reading, engineering, art & math) is to...

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