Click on the links below for printable Fall curriculum ideas to use in your classroom. You can also share these activities with parents in a newsletter or at your open house!
Labor Day Curriculum
I used this with my class of nine (4-year-olds) when we were in dramatic play. Continue reading School Bus
Hang cord from ceiling attaching another end to a frosted bat-shaped sugar cookie (I write children’s name’s on them). Continue reading Bat Games
Cut out a bat body shape from black or brown construction paper for each child. Continue reading Bat Art
Fires, floods, drought, and violence…
Right now, part of our country is experiencing unimaginable flooding. Another part of the country is under one of the worst drought and fire seasons ever. There is violence all around. As educators, how do we respond to the children in our care that have been affected by the direct or indirect trauma of our times?
The article below gives down to earth ideas on how to deal with traumatized children in your classroom.
Helping Traumatized Children: A Brief Overview for Caregivers
Take a picture of each child. Make two copies and glue each on a card, writing the child’s name below the picture. Continue reading Friendship Games
Have each child pick a partner and they will be given one carnation per 2 children. Continue reading Friendship Science
I draw a huge tree shape including branches. Continue reading Friendship Art
Friendship Pizza Take sugar cookie dough and roll it out into a circle big enough to fit in a pizza pan. Continue reading Friendship Snacks
A fellow teacher had taught us this song a couple years ago as we were saying goodbye to our 5 year olds. Continue reading Friendship Songs