An infant report is another important form you need for your daycare. Here's a FREE form you can use to keep track of meals and diaper changes for your babies and toddlers! FREE Infant Report for Daycare Providers When you care for babies and toddlers, it really does help out the daycare parents to know how much they ate and how many diapers they went through. A great way to do this is to ... Read More about FREE Infant Report for Daycare Providers
Story elements are a common topic for preschool and kindergarten classrooms. But how do you teach and assess knowledge of story elements to a group of students who can't read independently? Here's how I do it! Simple Story Elements Made Practical and Fun! Back to the Basics Remember, preschoolers are not ready for "formal" instruction. Stick with play and short bursts of table time to build ... Read More about Simple Story Elements Made Practical and Fun!
So you want to start a home daycare, do you? That's fantastic! There are a lot of perks to working from home as a daycare provider. There are a few items I definitely recommend picking up to have on hand before you start to make your first day on the job a little easier! Read on for more details before you start daycare. (This post contains affiliate links. All of these items I personally ... Read More about The Complete List of What You Need to Start a Daycare
Story retelling is a preschool and early elementary skill that should be practiced often. Here's some Nursery Rhymes worksheets to help your students master their story retelling skills! Teach Story Retelling with Nursery Rhymes Retelling familiar stories is both a Common Core Kindergarten standard and included in Pennsylvania's Early Learning Standards for Preschool. It's important that ... Read More about Teach Story Retelling with Nursery Rhymes
Setting goals helps you create a plan and get stuff done. When you don't set goals for your day or life, it's easy to get sucked into the daily grind. But then nothing gets done and no progress is made! Check out these ideas for setting goals. Why You Need to Set Personal Goals [And How to Do It] (This post contains affiliate links. You can read my disclosure here.) Overcome Bad ... Read More about Why You Need to Set Personal Goals [And How to Do It]
Have you ever bought resources from TeachersPayTeachers.com? Did you know you can earn credits towards future purchases by leaving reviews on the products you purchased? You can! It takes only a few minutes, gives you points towards free resources, and helps the seller gain recognition, as well! Here's how to get your TpT credits. How to Earn TpT Credits for Free Resources Step 1: Find Your ... Read More about How to Earn TpT Credits for Free Resources
It is soooo important to take time for yourself! You really should be making time to relax each and every day. This habit will go so far in helping you stay mentally healthy and emotionally stable. But, teachers and daycare providers only have so much money and time available! Here's some ideas of ways you can actually relax at home, any day of the week, and it won't cost you any cash. 7 ... Read More about 7 Free Ways to Relax After a Hard Day Teaching
The way kids grasp their tools in preschool will set the stage for later writing in school. So it's important that they're taught right from the beginning, before bad habits set in. Or they might end up like my daughter: straight A's in every subject but handwriting! Here's some tips to help your little learners as they begin their handwriting journey. How to Teach Handwriting in ... Read More about How to Teach Handwriting in Preschool