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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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My Simple Trick That Keeps My Classroom Library Organized [Free Download]

Is your daycare or preschool library area always a mess?  Mine is!  Who has time make sure the kids always put their books away nicely?!  But I also hate it when books are laying all over and end up broken.  Scroll down to see what I did about it and get your…

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Preschool Learning – Are Letters Really Important?

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. The Amazing Truth About…

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Spring Read and Color Books for Emergent Readers

Spring has sprung!  Or at least, the calendar says it has and the weather is trying to catch up around here.  My kids can finally go outside to dig in the dirt and sand, instead of the rice sensory bin that inevitably gets tracked throughout the house!  So I thought I’d…

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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…

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How to Teach Vocabulary in Preschool

How to Teach Vocabulary in Preschool A child’s vocabulary is ever increasing, especially in preschool and before.  Understanding and using vocabulary is a foundational part of kindergarten readiness.   Keep reading to find few easy ways you can encourage your children’s language development. Why Vocabulary Matters Learning the names of colors and body parts is something…

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