Make a snow volcano with your kids for a fun winter science activity! Take the learning outdoors this winter and make volcanoes in the snow.
Here is a question I get all the time from my listeners: “Help, my kids’ behavior is out of control! What can I do?” Now this is something every early childhood teacher has had to deal with in their career. It’s no secret that young children are not all angels. It’s normal, they’re kids, and […]
31 hands-on activities for teaching the alphabet in your preschool or pre-k classroom. Multi-sensory techniques to make learning fun!
Hi everyone, I’m so excited to have you here back again! Today, I pick up right where I left last week in my riveting discussion with Melissa. If you’re not sure what I’m talking about, let me refresh your memory a bit! Melissa and I discussed literacy, the importance of understanding the children you’re teaching, […]
Age-appropriate books about patterns for preschoolers. The best patterning books to help you teach your little learners how to pattern.
This week’s Elevating Early Childhood episode is a suuuuuper exciting one! …..but before we start, let me ask you a question! Has anyone ever said to you: “Oh, you teach preschool; it must be so much fun to play all day!”? Pretty frustrating, right? Many people think teaching early childhood is a walk in the […]
Are you looking for inexpensive holiday gifts for your students? These super fun, yet low-cost ideas won’t break the bank!
20 fun fine motor activities your preschool, pre-k, or kindergarten students will love! help Engaging, hands-on fine motor activities.
After working with many teachers over the years, I’ve noticed one thing… “What is it, Vanessa?” you ask? Well, the answer is: The lack of flannel boards! And yes, I can hear you already… “But flannel boards are sooooo old school.” But let me tell you, they aren’t! They can actually be used in very […]
How can you make small group time work for you? I answer this question in today’s episode of Elevating Early Childhood. When it comes to small group time, many preschool professionals find themselves scratching their heads. What is it? How does it work? And is it really that important? Well, let me tell you one […]