St Patrick’s Day Crafts
It’s Polar Bear Week!
Join us for a polar bear love fest! Right now is the absolute best time of year to see polar bears roam the tundra, and, for the next few days, we want to show you how magical a winter safari up in northern Manitoba can be. Check back here and on our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram all week long as
Last week we moved from exploring Penguins and the South Pole to polar bears and the Arctic. Here are some of the activities we’ve done for Arctic. Sensory tables – one full of fake snow and other with rice. Small world play. A new fingerplay with stuffies to play it out. We built igloos at the art table using styrofoam bowls and packing peanuts. While continuing to build our igloo a big polar bear moved in and that provided an invitation to play inside. We added the pillows for comfort and…
Look! Underbed Storage Boxes Turned Sandbox
It’s no secret that we love repurposing things. It’s the true key to being a great resourceful and thrifty parent (and non parent alike). Sometimes it gets trickier when the item you’re repurposing was made specifically for one thing. In this case, it’s an under the bed storage box with a lid.With the addition of a bag of sand, a sandbox was made. It’s just the right size to keep things in control and perfect for small spaces.
Space Fingerplay for Preschool - Free Printable - No Time For Flash Cards
Explore space in your preschool classroom with this space fingerplay. Print out the free printable for the lyrics or for classroom decor.
Teaching With Intention
Aloha friends. I am excited to be participating in this summer's book study Teaching With Intention hosted by The Kindergarten Smorgasboard. This week is Chapter 2 Beliefs and Practices. This weeks hosts are Flying Into First, The Primary Gal and Mrs. Dailey's Classroom. This chapter focuses on our ideal teaching practices and how students learn best. Do you have a personal philosophy on teaching and learning? Being in the classroom for over 20 years I have seen so many changes in education…
DIY hide-and-seek rabbit.
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STORYTIME SONG - TeachersPayTeachers.com
I originally came across this wonderful chant at http://steedreads.wikispaces.com/file/detail/Hands+Go+Up+storytime+song.m4v I was browsing through different librarian wiki's when I first got hired. I wanted to get some ideas on library management with the little ones who seemed so wiggly! I tho...