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Calm Down Yoga Routine for Kids: Printable
Calm Down Yoga Routine for kids, perfect for helping children learn to manage big emotions. Complete with free printable poster.
Pumpkin Boats Fall Sensory Play Idea - Frugal Fun For Boys and Girls
Carve little pumpkins into boats that really float! On Sunday night, I was home with Janie (who had a cold) while the rest of the kids were at church. She was so grouchy, and we needed something fun to do! I saw several little pumpkins (they’re probably actually gourds) that we used for our pumpkin...Read More »
Dramatic Play Pizzeria
When we added a pizzeria to our dramatic play area, my co-teacher put together a pizza kit out of felt. I knew it was going to be a hit, and, of course, it was! 'Dramatic play is defined by experts as a type of play where children assign and accept roles and act them out.' (Source) When we plan our dramatic play curriculum, we make sure it somehow connects to our preschoolers' experiences. It is much more meaningful when they have actually experienced it in real life, or at least when we…
K is for Kitchen
I had the first several weeks of Parker Prep planned out pretty well, but now it seems like Sunday night comes and I have little to no ideas on what to do that week. I often ask my husband what comes to mind with certain letters, and they are almost always something I haven't already thought of. The first thing he said was "kitchen." I went in to the kitchen for inspiration and K week started to shape up quite nicely. Here's what we did. **Oh! Let me provide some encouragement real quick to…
Pizza Restaurant Play
Welcome to our new dramatic play area - Pizza Restaurant. Take out -phone area. Pizza dough (playdough with oregano) Toppings. D...
Preschool Classroom Set up!
This is my new classroom this year!! This post will be mostly pictures but I hope you can get some ideas for your own classroom! Dramatic play area....still a work in progress. I used those 3M small hooks to put onto the back of a toy cubbie to hold our dress up hats. Ohhh.....the beauty of organization before the children start school Our school bought these pocket chart holder/rack things for us this year.....very nice of them but I just felt it was too bulky and I wanted my chart on my…