preschool

How to Make Preschool Calendar Time Easy and Effective

Calendar time is an important time of our preschool day!  It signals the beginning of “school” time for us, a transition from free play to educational activities we do as a teacher-led group.  Keep reading to see what I mean! How to Make Preschool Calendar Time Easy and Effective (This…

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5 Ways to Calm Your Anxiety That You Can Do During Class

Anyone can experience anxiety.  Some of us more than others.  But what really sucks, is when it hits us during work.  We can’t run.  And we can’t go into panic mode, either.  We have kids we’re responsible for, after all!  Well, here’s some coping mechanisms you can use all day…

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How to Make a Pretend Play Driver’s License for a Transportation Theme

Do you do a transportation theme with your class? We do!  My kids LOVED these driver’s licenses!  They were a great way to practice writing and recognizing our names.  They wore them and talked about them all day!  Here’s how to make them for your class. How to Make a…

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6 Fun and Easy Preschool Color Activities [FREE DOWNLOAD]

Colors are a common preschool learning topic.  Some kids come to preschool already knowing the color names, but just as many do not.  Or maybe you’re doing tot school, teaching kindergarten, or Head Start and looking for printables.  No matter where you teach, these color activities are going to make…

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FREE Editable Star Name Tags

Name recognition is an important preschool lesson!  Even young students can learn to recognize, spell, and write their names.  From speaking with kindergarten teachers I know that this is important to them, as well!  They wish every student would come to school knowing their names.  These simple stars can help…

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How to Use Your Preschool Science Interactive Notebook

This preschool science interactive notebook is one of my FAVORITE resources!  I literally use a page of it every week to review our science lesson. And these science printables are easy enough for preschoolers and kindergarteners.  Check it out! Preschool Science Interactive Notebook Decide Your Goal You can use this…

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How to Make a Cheap and Easy Sight Word Center

Centers are the core of a quality preschool classroom.  You can include sight words in your alphabet center or writing center to introduce sight words to preschoolers.  This will help them learn to differentiate between letters and words.  More advanced students may start to recognize and read the words.  So…

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How to Make Simple Picture Labels for Your Toys [FREE TEMPLATE]

Classroom labels make clean up easier and keep your room organized.  You can combine pictures and words to help non-readers know where things go.  Do you know how to make toy labels the easy way?  Here’s a tutorial and free template to help you out! How to Make Simple Picture…

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