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Preschool: What to Put on the Block Shelf

Preschool: What to Put on the Block Shelf

A block shelf in a preschool classroom will be one of the more popular go to places for most toddlers. Blocks provide an outlet for creativity and imagination that children are able to access on their own as individuals, with a partner as a team or with multiple peers as a group. Whether or not,
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How to Teach Parts of Speech

How to Teach Parts of Speech

Understanding the parts of speech is vital for students as they move toward more complex writing skills.  Thankfully, teaching them about the different parts of speech can be a lot of fun.  Through interactive and engaging lessons, your students will quickly pick up on the parts of speech.  Try the ideas below to get started!


Calendar Time in Preschool

Calendar Time in Preschool

  In preschool, it is important to familiarize toddlers with common ideas and practices of every day life. Calendar time is an educational tool used in many preschool environments to introduce the concepts of time and its progression. Even though there is much debate about whether or not the study of this topic is beneficial
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5 Pumpkin Crafts for Toddlers

5 Pumpkin Crafts for Toddlers

  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!


5 Tips for Organizing Preschool Classroom Supplies

5 Tips for Organizing Preschool Classroom Supplies

Organization is a priority for the preschool classroom. By keeping everything in order, a successful learning environment for both teacher and students can be created. In turn, there will then be more time available for teaching and less time spent searching for the necessary educational tools.   Here are five helpful tips to design a well-managed
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7 Must-Haves for Preschool Outdoor Play

7 Must-Haves for Preschool Outdoor Play

Outdoor play is essential for kids of all ages, especially preschoolers. Being able to run, jump and explore nature helps toddlers to grow and develop both physically and mentally. Outdoor play contributes to learning communication skills and social customs, as well as strengthening muscle tone and body coordination. To encourage all kinds of play, from
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10 Books About Fall for Preschoolers

10 Books About Fall for Preschoolers

  A great way to introduce autumn and the changing of seasons to preschoolers is to read about it. Here are ten great books to include during story time about the fall season.


10 Fall Crafts for Preschoolers

10 Fall Crafts for Preschoolers

  Autumn is a great time to bring the outside indoors and use nature as a tool for crafting with preschoolers. Take toddlers on a trail walk and collect all kinds of natural items. From leaves to pine cones, works of art can be created with just a little bit of imagination! Here are some
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10 Tips for Naptime

10 Tips for Naptime

  Naptime facilitates in the development of both physical and cognitive growth. As they take that time to rest and recharge, toddlers will wake alert and prepared to take on the remainder of the day. This readiness creates an environment that allows children to become more apt to retain the information they are about to
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10 Must-Haves for a Math Learning Center

10 Must-Haves for a Math Learning Center

Experimenting with their environment through hands-on play and interaction is how preschoolers learn best. Setting up specific learning centers within the classroom gives toddlers a way to maximize their educational opportunities as each area focuses on a different subject matter.   From reading areas to art centers, creating a fun and effective space for learning makes
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