A collection of ideas and activities for using environmental print in the classroom to develop early reading skills; for preschool, pre-k, and kindergarten.
A fun shape exploration activity using child-made word charts that extends the book Shapes in the Kitchen; for preschool, pre-k, and kindergarten.
After reading The Greedy Triangle by Marilyn Burns, use Velcro sticks to create different shapes; for preschool, pre-k, and kindergarten.
20 genius phone hacks teachers can use to save time in the preschool, pre-k, or kindergarten classroom. Tricks for using your smartphone at school.
30 color activities for preschoolers. Teach your toddlers and preschoolers how to identify colors with these fun activities and ideas!
When preschoolers learn something new, they love nothing more than putting it on display. When my 4 year old first mastered shape recognition, the world became a massive I Spy game of shapes. A Star in My Orange is a great way to reinforce shape recognition with your preschoolers. They will also immediately want to […]
This painting activity can help kids explore the nursery rhyme Hey, Diddle, Diddle; for preschool, pre-k, and kindergarten.
Shapes are found, identified, and drawn in all preschool classrooms! Discovering just how often circles, squares, and triangles occur in our everyday life make them relevant to children. When a concept is applicable to the learner, it is easier to retain the knowledge. Let’s show our students shapes all around them! The Shape of Things […]
Create shape wands and locate all the matching shapes throughout your classroom or house; for preschool, pre-k, and kindergarten.
After reading the wonderful book Mouse Shapes by Ellen Walsh, I thought it would be fun to make a mouse that could be used in a shape game. The mice in the book explore shapes so, why shouldn’t we? Concepts About Shapes As preschoolers learn about shapes, they can develop visual discrimination skills, learning to […]