Preschoolers love to sing FUN songs, fingerplays, and counting rhymes. Adding music and rhythm into a preschooler's every day world helps them develop the rhythm and cadence so important to healthy brain and body development as they grow. In our newest Preschool Pack, we have 145 of the BEST in preschool songs, fingerplays, counting rhymes, and short poems for use ALL YEAR LONG at … [Read more...] about Preschool Songs, Fingerplays, & Counting Rhymes for ALL SEASONS!
The following post is sponsored by ReTrak. All opinions are our own. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. When intentionally integrating technology into any preschool learning environment (whether in the classroom, in childcare, or at home), all uses of technology must flow seamlessly into playful learning. The use of technology isn't an afterthought, a babysitter when play is … [Read more...] about Zoo Animals Theme + Intentional Tech in #Preschool with Utopia 360 #AR #VR
60 + Fall and Winter Play Dough Centers and Activities for Preschool! There are few sensory materials for preschoolers with the versatility of play dough: preschoolers can mold it, shape it, build with it, smash it, cut it, make pre-writing lines with it, count with it, and SO MUCH MORE. We've gathered the best of fall and winter play dough centers and activities for preschool from kid bloggers … [Read more...] about 60+ Play Dough Fall/Winter Centers and Activities for Preschool!
Fall offers so many playful learning experiences for preschoolers. From trees and leaves, to sensory smells, to pumpkin explorations, we've combined the best of "all things fall" into a Fall Theme for Preschoolers designed for use at home, in childcare, or in the preschool classroom. Come learn and play with us this fall! FALL THEME FOR PRESCHOOLERS: Playful Learning ALL Season Long! The Fall … [Read more...] about Fall Theme for Preschoolers: Playful Learning ALL Season Long + 3 THEMATIC UNITS GIVEAWAY!
We are always asked by parents how we get all of our preschoolers to nap at school. There really isn't a magical formula, but there are many tips for helping preschoolers transition to nap peacefully during the day. Lack of overall quality sleep is the number one negative behavior trigger for preschoolers. Quality sleep, including nap time, is important to healthy growth and development. As … [Read more...] about Help Ease Nap Time Struggles with Preschoolers
It's almost August and millions of kids, teachers, and parents are preparing for back-to-school time. I'm an educator, but also a parent of six and a grandparent to five young girls. As a teacher, I strive to meet my students just where they are. Real connections with kids take time, energy, lots of patience, and great love. I've learned that passion and heartfelt care for kids go further toward … [Read more...] about Super Kids Movement: Embrace Every Kid’s Light in the World!
Laura Numeroff is a celebrated author of delightful books for preschoolers. While there are many books in the Laura Numeroff series, author studies in preschool do not have to include each title. Choosing even a few book titles from an author to explore will engage your preschoolers in early literacy and playful learning. We invite you to join our own preschoolers in a Laura Numeroff author study … [Read more...] about Laura Numeroff Author Study and Activities for Preschool!