Month: February 2017

5 Ways To Improve Teacher Retention

A 2015 National Center of Education Statistics survey on teacher attrition found that about 15% of all teachers leave the profession within five years. A…

Boat Songs

To the tune of “Twinkle twinkle”

Big and Little

You can use this in relation to a unit on balloons as well.

Big and Little Games

For sizes I use the story The Three Bears. After reading the story to

Big and Little Science

Take a deflated blow-up beach ball and show the class that it is small.

Big and Little Art

We (16-24 mos.) glued big pom-poms and little pom-poms to paper.

Butterfly Songs

Butterfly Songs Simple Butterfly Songs and fingerplays for preschoolers through second grade.

Big and Little Snacks

For snack time to reinforce the children’s learning of big and little

Big and Little Songs

Big clocks tick so slowly, tick, tock, tick, tock.

Good Friday Ideas

Good Friday Ideas For Preschool Good Friday Ideas for preschool through second grade.

Easter Science

Easter Science Religious Easter Science ideas for preschool through second grade.

Easter Art

Easter Art Ideas Religious Easter Art ideas for preschoolers through second grade.

Easter Snacks

Easter Snacks Religious Easter Snacks for preschool through second grade.

Birthday Ideas For Preschool

Birthday Ideas  Birthday Ideas for preschoolers through second grade.

Bird Songs For Kids

Bird Songs For Kids Bird Songs For Kids in preschool through second grade.

Strawberry Science

A great idea that develops preschool science and math skills is to make up a batch of jam with your class.

Strawberry Songs

This is a great preschool favorite, which is especially loved during a berry unit.

Understanding Self-Esteem

Self-esteem is based on a child’s personal belief system. It is a blend of the way children feel about themselves and the way they believe…

Sleepy Time

Read Snoozers by Sandra Boynton.