How to Teach Preschool (As An Exhausted Daycare Provider)

Do you worry you’re not doing enough “teaching” in your family daycare?  If you’re an exhausted home daycare provider, trying to teach preschool like a child care center is an overwhelming idea.   So how can you teach preschool at your family child care home without going crazy? Read below for some insider tricks how to teach preschool during your already busy day.…

Bright "Book Return" Sign for your daycare classroom or preschool library area.

You will Love This Sign For Your Preschool Library [Free Download]

Is your daycare or preschool library area always a mess?  Mine is!  A lot goes on here during the day.  Who has time make sure the kids always put their books away nicely?!  But at the same time, I can’t stand it when books are laying all over the room. Or pages torn from being put away carelessly.  Scroll down to…

this is Why healthy eating needs taught in preschool

This Is Why Healthy Eating Needs Taught in Preschool

More and more kids today are climbing the charts to obesity.  And the truth is, weight concerns aren’t about looks.  They’re about health.  Being overweight really raises the risk of all kinds of diseases.   Let’s do our part as preschool teachers to help teach healthy eating habits to our kids!  Read below to find out more.   Why…

The Amazing Truth: Is the Alphabet Important in Preschool?

Preschool Learning – Are Letters Really Important?

The Amazing Truth: Are Letters Important in Preschool? Has anyone ever questioned your preschool program because their child didn’t know the letters? You probably know that early academic abilities do make a difference.  But should letter recognition be the main focus of your preschool? Keep reading to find out what current research says about teaching the alphabet to preschoolers. Research…

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Use Community Helpers to Make Information Text Engaging for Preschoolers

Even as adults, informational text can be difficult to digest and sometimes we struggle to stay focused on the topic.  Finding a topic interesting to a whole class of young students can also be a challenge!  Thankfully, this Community Helpers bundle has everything you need to make that informational text a little more interesting, inspirational,…

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How A Christian Teacher Can Be A Missionary in the Classroom

In today’s world, evolution is accepted as a fact and gender is not.  Because of regulations, a Christian teacher usually finds herself severely limited in her abilities to minister to her students traditionally. So how can a Christian teacher be a missionary in the public school classroom these days? Read on! I hope you will be encouraged to do your part…

free weather poster

Free download! Bright Weather Poster for Preschool Circle Time

Free Weather Poster I made this simple weather poster for my own classroom.  I don’t have a ton of pocket charts, or even the space for them.  We do our weather review with this poster! I have this printed on a regular 8.5×11 page and laminated.  I usually hold it during morning meeting and go over each…

letter match game for preschool

Your Preschool Needs This Fun Letter Game [FREE Download]

You probably already know that kids who can tell the beginning sounds each letter makes are better prepared for school and go on to be more efficient readers. And in preschool, the best way to teach the alphabet is by through playful letter activities.  So I made this game so we can have easy and fun phonics practice in my own…