Early Literacy, Review

Easy Matching Weekly Workbooks from the Autism Helper

I have been making interactive books for the students in my classroom for years, but it was just this year that I found the Easy Matching Weekly Workbooks from the Autism Helper on Teachers Pay Teachers.  These workbooks are a game changer! Easy Matching Weekly Workbooks from the Autism Helper Once I discovered the Easy Matching Weekly Workbooks I started…

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Cooking with Kids, Math, Recipes, Small Group Activity

Easy Apple Pizza Recipe

I love to incorporate cooking projects in my preschool classroom, and the first recipe we make each year is this Easy Apple Pizza Recipe.  I always kick off our Alphabet lessons with an Apple Theme for the letter A and we end the week with making Easy Apple Pizzas! This Easy Apple Pizza Recipe is simple to put together, even…

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Review, Sensory Table

Review: Edushape Sensory Balls & Blocks

I had the opportunity to review Edushape’s Sensory Balls and Blocks in my preschool classroom this past school year.  These balls and blocks are perfect for younger children, and children who have sensory needs.  Their textures make them fun to play with and they are small enough and soft enough that they are safe to have in a classroom without…

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Circle Time, Early Literacy

Five Little Hippos Chip Clip Poem

I have created a “Five Little Hippos” Poem to use in my preschool circle time and my students love it!  I love it so much that I am sharing it for FREE in my Teachers Pay Teachers shop! I was gifted some adorable Jungle Animal Chip Clips from my mother and I knew I had to use them in my…

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Small Group Activity

Peeps 5 Senses Activity

I introduced a Peeps 5 Senses activity to my students last year and we had so much fun with it!  I am a huge fan of Pocket of Preschool, if you teach or work with preschool or kindergarten aged children you really need to check her out.  She comes up with some fabulous ideas like the Peeps 5 Senses Activity…

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Center Time, Math

Easter Bunny Counting Activity

For  Spring I created an Easter Bunny Counting Activity for my classroom and the kids loved it!  I modeled it after my Leprechaun Counting Activity and it is for sale for a very low price in my Teachers Pay Teachers shop. Easter Bunny Counting Activity The Easter Bunny Counting activity is super easy to make – you just print it…

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Becca’s Bunch Craft for Kids

I love to get my kids involved with crafty projects, so this Becca’s Bunch Craft for kids was right up our alley.  I did the activity with my kids at home, but it is easy enough that older preschool students could work on it with assistance from a teacher or parent. Becca’s Bunch Craft for Kids Here are the instructions…

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Center Time, Math

Saint Patrick’s Day Counting Activity

I have created a super simple Saint Patrick’s Day Counting Activity to help my students practice math and fine motor skills by counting gold.  The activity is very easy to put together and is straightforward enough that students can work on the task independently. Saint Patrick’s Day Counting Activity The first step is to purchase the Saint Patrick’s Day Counting…

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Crayola Activities in the Preschool Classroom

Katie / February 18, 2019

A while back I was asked to review the all new Crayola Dough and Slyme.  I readily agreed because my preschool class loves trying out new materials!  I introduced the Crayola Dough and Slyme before Winter Break and both were a huge hit in my classroom filled with three, four, and five year olds. The Dough lasted about as long…

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Edushape Activities for Young Children

Katie / December 1, 2018

The holidays are coming up fast and if you have young ones on your shopping list you should check out Edushape products!  I was given a set of Foam Sensory Blocks and Magic Shape magnetic blocks to review and my preschool class loved them so much! Both sets provided hours and hours of fun with fine motor skills in our…

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