Whether you are doing ocean animals, water, aquarium, the beach, or any other ocean related theme in your classroom you need help and ideas to set it up, make it inviting, and of course pack it full with educational opportunities. That's perfect because I have some great tips, ideas, and resources to help you conquer this theme in your classroom. 1. Dramatic Play Center Try setting up an aquarium for ocean animals or a swimming pool for the beach in the dramatic play center.
Are you studying the Gingerbread Man this month? Well then, here are a few activities you need to be sure to try this year. Maybe some of them will be new favorites that will be repeated year after year. Enjoy! 1. Gingerbread Man Game Board Use different playing cards and recording sheets to practice reading, math, and social skills. Students can identify emotions as they listen to holiday stories, read CVC words, and solve math problems using this colorful game board, ginger
We have seen educational research promote writing in preschool but what does this writing look like? How can we integrate writing within the learning centers we already have? How can we teach writing yet still have a developmentally appropriate classroom? In today's post I will share with you some ways that you can make writing a meaningful part of every day. If you haven't read my previous blog post about the research behind writing in preschool you can find it here. "Resea