Organizing

Organizing Preschool Learning Units

Organizing Preschool learning units can be a challenge, especially when you are storing all of your supplies in a basement, garage or closet in your home.  I started the organizing preschool learning units project over the summer and I just finished it this weekend. Organizing Preschool Learning Units We joke in our house that it takes a party to get…

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Center Time, Math

Preschool Math: Spider Counting

I recently created a super simple Halloween Math Activity for Preschoolers that involves spider counting and it all started with a set of Skeleton tongs from the Dollar Tree. Preschool Math: Spider Counting Henry happened upon a set of skeleton hand tongs at the Dollar Tree and I just knew that I  needed to make something special with them in…

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Dramatic Play, Review

Adora Later Alligator Twin Gift Set {Review}

Adora has created the Later Alligator Twin Gift Set and it is the cutest baby doll set I have ever seen.  True story.  I introduced the adorable Adora twins in my preschool classroom on the first day of school and the kids loved them.  Girls and boys alike have been tending to the twins every day with the plethora of…

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Center Time, Early Literacy

Wooden Alphabet Block Matching Game

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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Review

Cutie Fruities Collectables

Cutie Fruities are soft, adorable and fun for young kids at home or for the preschool classroom!  They are tiny stuffed fruits and tasty foods that are the perfect size for a young child’s hand and they have adorable expressions on their “faces”. Cutie Fruities Collectables When I was asked to review the Cutie Fruities products I accepted right away,…

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Center Time, Sensory Table

Water Beads in the Preschool Classroom

My students always love when I bring out water beads in the preschool classroom.  They provide a wonderful sensory experience for small children and for adults.  The kids seem to enjoy the calming effect of manipulating the water beads. Water Beads in the Preschool Classroom I find that it is a good activity for kids who need a chance to…

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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

Polka Dot Easter Egg Craft

If you have some wine corks lying around I have a perfect Easter Egg Craft for you to do with your preschool classroom or young ones at home!  This Easter Egg Craft is so simple to put together and the end result is some brightly colored polka dotted-Easter Eggs to decorate your house for Spring! Polka Dot Easter Egg Craft…

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