The Do’s and Don’ts of Preschool Circle Time

The Do's and Don'ts of Preschool Circle Time

Episode Summary:

Circle Time - do you love it or loathe it?

Depending on how you structure your circle time can lead to a wonderful group experience or a chaotic frustrating episode.

So, let’s talk about the do’s and don’ts of circle time so we can all have wonderful group experiences (well, most of the time- we do teach preschoolers after all)

Topics Discussed:

  • Consistent circle time activities
  • Keeping your circle time fresh
  • Using sitting choices and boundaries
  • Using movement
  • The length of time for circle time
  • Classroom Jobs in Preschool
  • Communicating Expectations

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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 in a quick, actionable way!

As an early educator who is still in the classroom, Ashley Rives will share the ins and outs of how she runs her classroom in a play-based, child-centered way. Each week, expect a new episode focused on actionable strategies to level up your abilities and confidence as a preschool teacher.

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