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10 Indoor Rainy Day Games for Toddlers

10 Indoor Rainy Day Games for Toddlers

Rain, rain, go away; come again another day! When the weather isn’t cooperating, toddlers can become bored or anxious being stuck inside. Because finding fun activities for children to do inside can sometimes be a challenge, here are ten indoor rainy day games for toddlers.  


How to Set Up the Preschool Classroom Library

How to Set Up the Preschool Classroom Library

  A functional and organized library is essential for every preschool center. Having a place where children can discover and explore all types of books fosters both independent and group learning. By creating a warm and inviting reading area, preschoolers are more likely to take advantage of the classroom library.  


Organizing Your Classroom Library Webinar

Organizing Your Classroom Library Webinar

  On July 23rd, 2015, Really Good Stuff presented the third in a series of free professional development webinars for teachers.  The recording of the webinar is below and can be viewed on any device enabled with Flash.   Organizing Your Classroom Library Webinar


Top 10 Signs That You’re Excited About Back to School

Top 10 Signs That You’re Excited About Back to School

It’s that time again. Time when the dog days of summer start melting into the countdown to the return to classroom life. While students are soaking up the last bits of summer fun, teachers are torn between the back to school anticipation and wanting to deny that their days outside of the classroom are numbered.
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10 Sensory Table Ideas for Toddlers

10 Sensory Table Ideas for Toddlers

Sensory tables originally started out as sand and water tables. These pieces that were originally designed to facilitate early learning through the use of sand and water are now much more than that. With the growing number of schools and homes incorporating sensory tables in the beginning stages of learning, engaging toddlers in sensory play
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Classroom Organization Tips and Tricks

Classroom Organization Tips and Tricks

During the July 2015 #TeachChat, we discussed tips and tricks for classroom organization.  Really Good Teachers from around the country chimed in with their best advice, lessons learned, and thoughts about the topic.  Read their insight below in the transcript of the chat.


From Picture Clues to Textual Evidence

From Picture Clues to Textual Evidence

Guest post by Jessica from Astute Hoot. Using picture clues or detecting, is a key strategy for beginning readers. Pictorial clues can serve as a bridge to decoding strategies such as sounding out and blending and also compensate for weak decoding skills in struggling readers. Pictures can also increase comprehension by providing elaboration for a
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The Sizzlin’ Summer Scavenger Hunt Starts Now

The Sizzlin’ Summer Scavenger Hunt Starts Now

It’s time for Really Good Stuff’s Sizzlin’ Summer Scavenger Hunt!  From July 6th to Thursday, July 16th at 9am EST, you will have a chance to win a $200 Really Good Stuff shopping spree.  The official entry form and rules can be found HERE.


Back to School Parent Meeting with a Twist

Back to School Parent Meeting with a Twist

  It’s hard to believe, but before you know it you’ll be welcoming back students and parents.  This year, try something new to make all of your families welcome.  This idea by Heidi Samuelson of Swamp Frog First Graders is one way to do just that.  Originally posted in 2011, Heidi’s ideas hold true years
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Tell Us Tuesdays – Rules, Terms, and Conditions

Rules, Terms, and Conditions for Tell Us Tuesdays on Facebook 1.  Eligibility The Tell Us Tuesdays promotion is offered by Really Good Stuff and open only to residents of the U.S. and Canada who are 18 years or older at time of participation to win. 2.  How to Enter Comment on the pinned Facebook post
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