We will be hosting a game for young children from Oct. 15, 2012 to Oct. 29, 2012. We would like to extend an invitation to family-friendly bloggers (please, only blogs/websites that are G-rated for ALL content) who might wish to participate! The game will be a Fall QR Code Quest for technology explorations via the different participating websites/blogs. It will be a FUN way to get all of our … [Read more...] about Family-Friendly Bloggers! Invitation to participate: Fall QR Code Quest for Kids!
Technology for Preschool and Kindergarten
This Fall several teachers and families have decided to collaborate to help our children learn more about different places within the United States and around the globe. The project is called: Meet the Children 2012. It will allow our own students/children to use technology to "meet" other children and learn something new along the way! We'll be showing YOU many of our new friends, writing … [Read more...] about Learning about New Friends and Places in Preschool – Meet the Children: Arizona
Teaching through sound is powerful for young children. White Noise Ambience Lite is a free app by Logicworks. It is wonderful app for listening exercises and games in Preschool and Kindergarten. Objective: To invite children to use their sense of sound to ask critical thinking questions? WHAT/WHO is making the sound, WHERE would I hear that sound, HOW is that sound created, and/or WHEN have … [Read more...] about White Noise Ambience Lite App and iPhone Ringtone Sound Games for Preschool
Cultural Kids - an exchange project for Fall 2012 Beginning in September, we will officially launch a "geographical experiment" for our kids! The project is an "open invitation" to all who wish to expose their children to a variety of cultures, learning activities, crafts, foods, etc. In order to keep the project as simple as possible, all we ask (for now) is that you email us with your intent … [Read more...] about Cultural Kids – an Exchange Project for FALL 2012
SIGHT WORDS by LITTLE SPELLER - This app for sight words is a no frills app, but it is one of the best for teaching sight words available. The app comes with with 5 levels that can be fully customized to your child's needs. Via settings, parents or teachers can add words, pictures, and even audio to use different words than are given in the original lists. The children complete the sight word … [Read more...] about Literacy and Pre-Writing Apps for Preschool and Kindergarten!
There are many great iPhone/iPad apps to use in Preschool and Kindergarten! Cookie Doodle, Donut Doodle, and Lego 4+ are 3 of our Favorites! Cookie Doodle Shoe the Goose App This app is one of our favorites! The app allows the children to pick from many different cookie recipes (all the recipes are ACTUAL cookie recipes which can be made after playing with the app, if desired!) To … [Read more...] about 3 Great Apps for Teaching Touch Screen Skills in Preschool and Kindergarten