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Lovely Preschool Teachers Podcast

Lovely Preschool Teachers Podcast

Hosted by: Ashley Rives

Are you a busy preschool teacher who loves gaining new ideas, perspectives and inspiration for your classroom? The Lovely Preschool Teachers Podcast is here to help you up your confidence in educating early learners...

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Episodes

5 Winter Fine Motor Activities

5 Winter Fine Motor Activities Episode Summary With the rise in technology use with our preschoolers, a lot of educators are noting the lack of fine motor skills coming into the classroom.  So, many teachers are...
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Supercharge Your Preschool Circle Time

Supercharge Your Preschool Circle Time Episode Summary Do you struggle when it comes to circle time engagement?  Got little rollie pollies on the rug who don't stay engaged for long?  Yep, I did too.  So, many little...
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Why Every Preschooler Needs to be Playing Cooperative Games

Why Every Preschooler Needs to be Playing Cooperative Games   Episode Summary Game play and young children can be SO much fun! But, if you have some children who struggle with the winning and losing aspect of a game -...
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The Back from Break Struggles

The Back from Break Struggles   Episode Summary 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? ...
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Free Play + Playful Learning = Engaged Centers

Free Play + Playful Learning = Engaged Centers Episode Summary Creating centers that draw children in and keep them engaged - as well as help them learn important skills isn’t as easy as it sounds.  > Do you spend...
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Benefits of Free Choice Play

Benefits of Free Choice Play   Episode Summary Are you a free-choice centers classroom or do you run assigned centers? If you are running assigned centers in your classroom you might be wondering what the big appeal...
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How to Teach Social Emotional Skills

How to Teach Social Emotional Skills   Episode Summary In this episode, learn how I teach social emotional skills in a whole group approach. Adding in a whole group social emotional lesson to my week was actually...
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Which Social Emotional Skills to Teach

Which Social Emotional Skills to Teach Episode Summary Have you ever wondered... which social emotional skills should I be guiding and teaching my preschoolers? The basic ones are pretty obvious - we don't want them...
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Why You Should be Teaching Social Emotional Skills

Why You Should be Teaching Social Emotional Skills Episode Summary I have tried every behavior management system known to man. Okay, that might be an exaggeration. But, I've tried a ton and chances are ... if you've...
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STEM and Preschoolers- The WHY

STEM and Preschoolers- The WHY   Episode Summary Do you do STEM Challenges with your preschoolers? Some wonder if STEM is too complicated for young children…  But, when it comes down to it-  STEM promotes out of the...
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10 Ways to Boost Attention Spans

10 Ways to Boost Attention Spans   Episode Summary Have you ever been here…. you get out a floor puzzle for a child that requests it and as you and the child are working together to assemble the puzzle, the child...
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Leveling Up your Centers with Tray Tasking

Leveling Up your Centers with Tray Tasking Episode Summary Tray Tasking -have you heard of it?  Trust me when I tell you - it’s not as fancy as it sounds, but it does hold some magic when paired with centers! While...
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