25+ fun cutting activities for preschoolers! Clever cutting activities to motivate your preschool or pre-k kids to practice scissor skills.
40 age-appropriate science books for preschoolers. Age-appropriate books to help you teach your little learners science concepts.
Troubleshooting tips for circle time in your preschool, pre-k, or kindergarten classroom. Do your kids refuse to come to circle or wander?
In this week’s episode of Elevating Early Childhood, I discuss something suuuper important: Circle time! As you know, circle time is pretty crucial in pre-k, and having a successful and effective one can be difficult. Why? Simply because most children have short attention spans! This means keeping them focused on circle time can be quite […]
A fun science experiment your preschool, pre-k, or kindergarten students will love. Use simple ingredients to make a pumpkin volcano!
In this week’s episode of Elevating Early Childhood, I discuss something super important: How to write lesson plans! This is a question I often get from teachers new to working at the preschool level. So, if you find yourself wondering where to start, or what kind of lesson plan works best for pre-k, don’t freak […]
Why do toddlers do what they do? Have you ever asked yourself that? I know I have! After all, little children sometimes do some astonishing things, and I would love nothing more than to understand why! And this is exactly why I’ve invited this week’s guest to come to the podcast and talk to us […]
In last week’s episode, I discussed how you can help your students develop their fine motor skills before working on their scissor skills. If you haven’t listened to that episode yet, I invite you to do so, because the tips I gave in that one are going to build the foundation the children will need […]
Every preschool professional will have to, one day, introduce scissors to their students. And sometimes, that can go wrong. A lot of children can be scissor-happy. I mean, who would say no to cutting their own hair as a child? However, if you do it the right way, teaching scissor skills to young children can […]
Do you ever feel pressured to put the most aesthetically-pleasing bulletin boards in your classroom? We’ve all been there! Creating eye-catching bulletin boards can become a chore that takes up way too much time! And this is exactly what I discuss in this week’s episode of Elevating Early Childhood, with my amazing guest, the brilliant […]