7 Back-to-School Busy Boxes You Can Make Today!

7 Back-to-School Busy Boxes You Can Make Today!

Back-to-school time is here! And, every teacher on the planet is wondering how in the world they are going to get it all done! When your kiddos hit your door, you need simple things they can do right away, and busy boxes are the perfect way to make that happen! These...
Back-to-School Poems for Preschool

Back-to-School Poems for Preschool

Have you ever wondered how in the world you are supposed to teach ALL of those required standards in a single year?? I know I have!! (Like… every single year that I’ve taught!!) They keep giving teachers more and more to standards teach, and it seems like...
10 Books for the First Day of School

10 Books for the First Day of School

The first day of school in early childhood can be challenging! I’ve heard it described so many different ways, but the most accurate description is herding cats. It’s like herding cats. All. Day. Long. As soon as you get two of them where they need to be,...
Circle Time Games for Back-to-School

Circle Time Games for Back-to-School

Circle time is a daily thing in most preschool classrooms. And, it just happens to be one of my favorite parts of the day! But, if I’m not careful, I can quickly get into a rut. And when that happens, things go downhill VERY quickly! I get bored, the kiddos get...
Back-to-School Writing Ideas

Back-to-School Writing Ideas

Little ones are naturally curious about writing. They’ve seen adults do it since the day they were born, and it’s only natural that they try to copy what they see us doing! They may be drawing pictures, they may be pretending to write by making random...