Category Archives: Literacy

Valentine’s Day Crafts and Activities for Preschoolers!

Do you celebrate Valentine’s Day with your children or students?  The “day of love and friendship” can be FUN with a little planning and a few special activities!   Tree of Love Handprint Craft for Kids Materials needed:  Red Construction … Continue reading

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Make Your Mark eBook: Guiding Preschoolers through PLAY!

We are pleased to bring you, our valued readers, our newest collaborative eBook, Make Your Mark.  The eBook brings you 30+ projects that will help your child develop a love of writing, creative storytelling, self-confidence, and compassion. Through play, art, language, and writing … Continue reading

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The Big Pumpkin by Erica Silverman: Sequencing in Preschool!

The Big Pumpkin by Erica Silverman:  Sequencing in Preschool! The Big Pumpkin by Erica Silverman is one of our kids’ favorite fall books!  The characters are funny and not-too-spooky for preschoolers to enjoy the antics of their attempts to take … Continue reading

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How Do I Introduce the ABC’s and 123’s to Preschoolers?

ABC’s and 123’s Book for Playful Learning As an educator for 33 years, I’ve often fielded questions from parents and colleagues about appropriate ways to introduce literacy and math concepts to preschoolers.  I’m honored to co-author the ABC’s and 123’s Book to guide parents … Continue reading

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Mouse Paint: Learning About Colors in Preschool! #TeachECE

All throughout the school year, we will partner with The Early Childhood Education Team to bring you valuable playful learning activities based on a weekly theme.  This week, you’ll find resources to help your children learn about COLORS.  Whether you … Continue reading

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Learning Names in Preschool with ALL 5 Senses!

This week the Early Childhood Educational Team has compiled awesome activities for learning names in Preschool and Kindergarten!  With just a few simple supplies, parents, childcare providers, or teachers in the classroom can offer name explorations through playful learning! LEARNING … Continue reading

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