Ten Little Apples | Using Poetry in Preschool

Ten Little Apples | Using Poetry in Preschool

  Poetry is a fantastic teaching tool in preschool and kindergarten! I love it because I can knock out multiple objectives in about five minutes during circle time. I’m going to walk you through the different things I like to do with a poem over the course of a...
60 Preschool Apple Activities

60 Preschool Apple Activities

If you’re looking for ideas and activities for your apple theme, I’ve made it easy for you! I’ve gathered some of the best ideas for crafts, math, literacy, and SO much more from some of the best preschool bloggers out there! Enjoy! And make sure you...
Apple-Themed Circle Time Games

Apple-Themed Circle Time Games

Circle time is one of my favorite parts of a day in preschool! But, using the same old songs and games day after day can get really boring! And, if it’s boring for me, I know it’s boring for the kiddos, too! So, I’m always looking for new ideas to...
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TPT $10 Giveaway!

THE GIVEAWAY IS CLOSED! CONGRATS TO THE WINNER: KERI J!!!! BECWATCHING YOUR EMAIL FOR YOUR GIFT CARD!! Teachers Pay Teachers is having a one-day bonus back to school sale, and I’m giving away a $10 gift card for you to use!! Entering is easy! Just follow my blog...
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,...
Dry Erase Hacks Every Teacher Should Know

Dry Erase Hacks Every Teacher Should Know

Dry erase markers and whiteboards have become standard tools in almost every elementary classroom. And, I love them just as much as everyone else does! But, if you’re like me, you’ve had some problems with them that just make you crazy! The good ones cost...
Shapes STEM Challenges for Preschool

Shapes STEM Challenges for Preschool

One of my very favorite things to do with young kiddos is STEM challenges! It is so much fun to give them some materials, set a goal, and sit back and watch them go to work! They are usually natural problem solvers, and they have no problem thinking outside of the...
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...