July 10, 2017

Oh, camping we will go! This is a small group lesson practicing identifying, counting and sorting syllables.

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 Enjoy!

Andrea Miller

July 5, 2017

Last summer we had a blast at our S'more Camping summer camp.  We always try to make the classroom experience a submersive, creative and fun environment from which the little ones' imaginations can springboard.

We have a camping printable waiting for you! Incl...

June 28, 2017

We put together a little video of an activity with multi age kids at different levels.  For a few of these kiddos, this was their first visit to our classroom.  We have little teaching tips sprinkled throughout the video.  Enjoy it!

June 19, 2017

We love Mat Man in our classroom!  Mat Man is a super fun activity that helps little ones learn about body awareness and position.  Mat Man is a component of the Handwriting Without Tears pre-k curriculum. Some of his other Hats (functions) are:  so...

June 14, 2017

Kawabunga, Dude!  Surf's Up!!

These adorable little surfing bears were a hit with the kids today.

 Here is the ingredients list:

  • Nilla waffers - crushed

  • Honey Maid crackers

  • Teddy Grahams

  • Fruit Leather cut in the shape of a surfboard

  • Cream Cheese

  • ...

June 5, 2017

 

Once the novelty of playing with the pieces wear out, the kids are ready to focus.  At this time, the teacher will craft a story that the children will enact on the Hocus Pocus card in front of them.

Today, seashells were washed onto the sand, some were tossed back int...

May 11, 2017

 A weather station theme help us introduce our little ones not only to the idea of weather, but also to the concepts of temperature, weather patterns and daily changes.  We live in the deep south... so no snow here.  But our kiddos loved learning about snow, rain, slee...

May 11, 2017

Dramatic Play is a fantastic opportunity to let your child use their imagination to take on roles of different people and things.  In doing so, they make sense of the world around them.

Exposure to evolving thematic play areas helps children with social skills and oral...

May 4, 2017

 Cooking in the classroom is a great opportunity to work on several of our educational components as well as social skills. 

Math skills can be developed through measuring, counting and the understanding of time and sequencing.

 Science can be explored and talks abo...

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