Center Time, Early Literacy

Wooden Alphabet Block Matching Game

Katie / September 16, 2018

I recently made a wooden alphabet block matching game to use in my preschool classroom.  It was super cheap to put together, and has many purposes in the classroom or at home with your preschooler. Wooden Alphabet Block Matching Game The creation of this alphabet learning activity began when I found adorable wooden alphabet blocks at Target.  They reminded me…

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Crafts, Early Literacy, Recipes

Preschool Pizza Theme

While we study Community Helpers in our classroom I always like to have a Pizza Parlor set up in our Dramatic Play area.  But why stop at Dramatic Play?  I decided to take it a step further and plan a Preschool Pizza Theme to implement throughout the classroom while the Pizza Theme Dramatic Play was set up.  We incorporated the…

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Circle Time, Early Literacy

Preschool Storytime: 10 Funny Underwear Books

Nothing draws the attention of a preschool class like funny underwear books.   This post may seem crazy, but I feel like Funny Underwear Books saved my circle time a few months ago!  After Winter Break I was finding it challenging to hold the attention of my class during circle time.  During the month of January our weeks were crazy. …

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Crafts, Early Literacy

Simple Rain Cloud Craft

Katie / February 26, 2018

With all these rainy days we have been having in my neck of the woods I have been thinking about crafts to do in the classroom.  I remember way back in the day making a simple rain cloud craft at home with my own kids when they were little.  I seem to remember it was a week full of days…

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Crafts, Early Literacy

“Gingerbread Man” Story Starter

Katie / January 2, 2018

Winter is the perfect time to read and expand upon the beloved childhood classic, The Gingerbread Man.  This story starter is a great way to make young children feel like authors and illustrators. “Gingerbread Man” Story Starter During the winter months  we spend a bit of time reading various versions of the Gingerbread Man.  The kids always love this story,…

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