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 getting ready to celebrate the Winter Olympics in your classroom? Here are 5 quick and easy DIY activities you can set up in your classroom to bring learning and fun together. 1. Ice Skating Rink: Try setting up an ice skating rink in your Dramatic Play center. Lay a piece of white tarp or laminated butcher paper on the floor. Tape securely so students don't have any accidents. Make "skates" out of pieces of foam. Attach ribbon so students can tie the skates onto thei
Many preschool and kindergarten classrooms teach community helpers at some point in the year and that often includes construction workers. So why not set up a construction site in your dramatic play center that incorporates reading, writing, math, language, engineering and much more. The past week my preschoolers have been playing in a construction zone for their dramatic play center. It has been so fun to watch them create, imagine, and discuss their play. They give each oth