Month: April 2017

Take A Stand Against Education Budget Cuts In Washington

According to payscale.com the average hourly pay for early childhood educators in the United States is only $12.28. On the low end, it’s $9.31 per hour.…

Biters: Why They Do It and What To Do About It

Biters: Why They Do It and What To Do About It Although biting isn’t “abnormal” in the sense that one out of ten toddlers and…

Constructive Strategies

Aggression and Cooperation: Helping Young Children Develop Constructive Strategies. Jan Jewett EDO-PS-92-10 In the past two decades, our understanding of the early roots of children’s…

What Makes This 52 Year Old Preschool Teacher Smile?

The answer to the question above is Eep Opp Ork Ah-Ah!  Music is a huge part of my life.  It makes me smile.  It provides…

Thinking Of Waiting A Year To Enroll Your Child In Kindergarten? 

Academic redshirting, the practice of holding kids back a year before enrolling them in kindergarten, has been debated for years. A new article attempts to…

Creation Songs

He’s got the whole wide world in his hands,

New Testament Ideas

By accident, after listening to The Donut Man’s Matthew 5:16 song

New Testament Games

I altered the popular “Doggie Doggie Where’s Your Bone” game to fit

New Testament Art

Take a brown paper bag and make a puppet of a shepherd–then take

New Testament Snacks

When studying the story of the Feeding of the 5,000, a great snack is

New Testament Songs

Zacchaeus was a wee little man and a wee little man was he. He

Old Testament Ideas

Here’s an idea for when you’re teaching about Joseph and his dream.

Old Testament Games

Recently when studying David and Goliath, I had some very

Old Testament Science

To help the children learn that Noah built an Ark, we color a pattern

Old Testament Art

For Noah’s Ark rainbow, I color a rainbow with markers and laminate

Old Testament Snacks

Jonah and the Big Fish

Old Testament Bible Songs

Make a block wall with the children. Enlist their help by singing,

Zoo Ideas

For our end of the year field trip this year, we took our kids to the

Zoo Games

Have the children bring in one of their favorite stuffed bears. make a

Zoo Science

HABITAT: Supply children with 3 bowls filled with grass, hay and