Get out the floor cushions and settle in for a few great Halloween reads preschoolers are sure to enjoy! Don a witch’s hat or give your best spooky voice a try to get your students even more excited about reading. Here are 10 fun books to start with!
With autumn fast approaching, crafts involving pumpkins are a fun way to get preschoolers engaged in the change of the season. Toddlers will have a blast making and experiencing a variety of pumpkin projects and activities. Here are five fun pumpkin crafts to get your early childhood learners celebrating autumn in no time!
Having themes in the preschool classroom is a wonderful way to get toddlers engaged and excited about learning. Focusing on a particular topic and providing children with specific lesson plans and activities about that subject makes learning fun. Here are a few ideas of September themes for your preschool.
Thanksgiving is just around the corner and it is the perfect time to introduce some craft fun into your lessons. From color words to rhyming words to character education, these four handprint turkey activities are easy to integrate with the Common Core State Standards or your state’s standards. Make this Thanksgiving, a memorable one for
Add some great children’s literature to your Thanksgiving lessons this fall. The 25 books below are educational and entertaining. You can extend the reading of the books by discussing genre, characters, setting, and more. Be sure to preview the stories before sharing with your class, as some may be better suited to different grade and
Before you know it, Halloween will be here. Are your students aware of how to stay safe while trick-or-treating? Do your students’ families know what to watch for before their child dives into a bucket full of candy?
Tickle your students’ funny bones this week with some perfectly timed Thanksgiving jokes. They are kid-friendly and teacher (and mom!) approved. Do you have a favorite Thanksgiving joke that you share with your children? Share it with us below!
Thanksgiving is quickly approaching. Are you ready with your Thanksgiving crafts and activities for the classroom? The five ideas below are perfect for filling those pre-Holiday downtimes and last-minute small chunks of time.
Has Halloween candy infiltrated your classroom yet? If it has, have no fear! There are some easy ways that you can incorporate it into your lessons without dealing with a class of 28 students on sugar highs.
It is time to iron out those last-minute Halloween party plans for the classroom. While some teachers have parents who are more than happy to plan and run the party, many teachers are left on their own to plan their parties. The three ideas below are perfect party games that combine learning and fun –