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Animal Zoo Games When planning zoo birthday parties or teaching students about zoo animals, organize zoo games to keep children entertained and to teach them...
Music Spotlight Children can express them self by music. Music should spontaneous and related to the class activity.
This is the question being asked on the latest BAM Radio Network show that I commentated on: “Should You Be Assigning Homework in Preschool?” by Rae Pica along with Etta Kralovec and Dr.
Although I teach very young students (ages 3 -6), I do give homework packets to my kindergarten students beginning the second half of the school year.
Nursery Rhymes 1, 2, Buckle My Shoe 3 Blind Mice Baa Baa Black Sheep
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Alphabet Box Activity (Photo from Counting Coconuts) Last week in my post about inexpensive and DIY sandpaper letters , I said that my son absolutely loved Montessori sandpaper letters ( Learning to Read Can Be Just a Fun Game ).
Should you introduce letters to your preschooler in their order in the alphabet? Surprisingly, no. There are actually better ways to introduce the letters of the alphabet.
Recognition of the letters of the alphabet and knowing the sounds they make is one of the key predictors of reading success.
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Bulletin Board Suggestions
While we do associate winter with Christmas and New Years, for teachers who don’t have time to change their bulletin board displays multiple times during the season, a simple winter-themed display works well because of it’s versatility and “built in” festivity! This kindergarten teacher decided to combine her seasonal wall display with her lesson on mitten patterning and the results are fantastic! To duplicate the original craft, create a card stock mitten template for students to trace onto craft paper.
This craft is suitable for households that don't celebrate Christmas (and for those that do!). It's also a great craft to pull out for the younger sibling while the older one works on the tp roll version .
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