Get little bodies moving and making a rhythm with this fun activity!
This activity is great for children that are preparing to learn to read.
Rhyming and patterning games support children in developing cadence and pacing necessary for reading.
Children from toddlers to school age will have fun with this one.
This 7-page digital pack includes the following printables:
My Circle Time Binder combines your favorite circle time activities (Weather, Days/Months, Calendar Activities, Colors, Shapes, Letters, Who's Here, Counting, etc.) into a portable binder.
The binder is perfect for educators who: are limited on wall space, want to take their circle time on the go (outside, field trips, etc.) , or have varying ages in their home working on different skills. It's also a great option for educators who only have 1 or 2 children "ready" for Circle Time, or parents who are homeschooling their preschool aged child.
The circle time binder includes the following Pages:
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15+ Ways to Use a Play Stand for Dramatic Play
Creating specialty dramatic play invitations are always so much fun. These play stands enhance your dramatic play area and preschoolers love them! Play Stands including this Grocery Store from Melissa and Doug are so flexible, allowing them to be used to create a variety of pretend dramatic play spaces. If you don't have a Dramatic Play Stand try building one using my DIY Dramatic Play Stand Tutorial!
Free Preschool Lesson Planning Template
Do you need help organizing your lesson plans? I'm here to help. Having a plan will help you save time throughout the year.
Below you will find simple actionable tips to help you organize your lessons using a template, along with a free sample preschool lesson planning template template you can download that the end of this post.
Your lesson plans outline all of your daily activities. You can use them to record your small group and large group activities, as well as meals, and planned arts & crafts projects.
This free sample preschool lesson planning template is just one of the many templates that can be found inside my lesson planning template bundle!
2D Shape Dough Mats
Learning shape attributes is an important goal for preschoolers.
Beyond learning to identify shapes, these 2D Shape Dough Mats encourage children to learn how shapes are formed.
Using dough to learn shapes supports children as they learn what makes a circle a circle, how many sides a rhombus has, and all the curves and lines that make up each unique shape.
An important component of any Early Childhood Education Program is Parent Engagement. Parent Engagement is a great opportunity to get parents involved with your early childhood program and become a real partner in the education of their children.
Planning for Parent Engagement can be quite time consuming, so I have created this easy to assemble Parent Engagement Series as one simple way for you to promote parent engagement in your program.
This 55-pg. download includes everything you'll need to implement this series in your program including: instructions, a parent welcome letter (describing the program), 12 2-page monthly newsletters, and printable activities that align with the newsletters.
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