FREE Printable to Help Keep Kids Healthy & Active
Simon Says Workout for Kids! Your kids will get a workout without realizing it when you make fitness into a fun game. Scroll to the bottom for the link to print this! When it comes to encouraging my kids to eat healthier and exercise more, I have found that there are 2 tricks that almost always work. If I want them to make better food choices, I need to involve them in the purchase and preparation of the meals. If I want them to exercise more, I need to make it fun. Kids like to emulate the…
My Teacher is Missing Writing Activity
Need a fun and engaging activity for your students to do while you are away? No need to look any further! Your students can get creative and guess where their teacher could be! This activity includes an opportunity for writing and illustrating ideas. Downloaded file includes: My Teacher is Missing W...
Do You Want Cheap Books For Your Classroom? • A Turn to Learn
How would you like to have totes (yes, totes!) full of books for your classroom without breaking the bank!? Yes, I know it sounds like a gimmick, but I promise you it’s not! In addition to having a fully stocked classroom library, I have 11 totes full of books in my basement! And not just […]
For the past year (long before I actually had a job as a Montessori teacher), I have been collecting information and ideas from a variety of sources (mostly other teachers'/moms' weblogs). I have organized these various ideas to use in...
http://mrnussbaum.com/gamescode/ The link above is to a website that contains numerous interactive and educational games for students at all different grade levels. There are games for math, science, geography, spelling, etc. There are even some in Spanish. There are great graphic and detailed instructions for each game so students will be engaged and able to understand what they are playing and learning. My favorite game so far is Tony's Fraction Pizza. In this game, customers order pizza…
Listening Games | Inspiration Laboratories
Developing listening skills is an important task. You'll love these listening games that practice listening through play.
Kindertips alphabet songs kindergarten
(billings.k12.mt.us) Letter sound song to the tune of Old McDonald - like that you can sing it with the sounds too for the letter
Learning certificates added to 1 - 2 - 3 Learn Curriculum web site. A preschool curriculum members web site developed by a fellow child care provider. Click on picture to access free downloads and to join for only $30.00 a year. Thank you. Jean 1 - 2 - 3 Learn Curriculum
Visual Prompts, Schedules and Supports
Visual Prompts, Visual Schedules and Visual Supports for Children with Special Needs: Classroom Adaptations for Visual Learners via RainbowsWithinReach
Building a Name: Name activities for preschoolers - How Wee Learn
Around here, we are big on name activities for preschoolers. I like to teach my little ones letters and their sounds by using names – their own names, names of family and names of friends. It is meaningful to them, and simple. And we really like to keep things simple. I talk a lot about...Read More »
Itty Bitty Sneak-a-poo
I'm going to give a little classroom tour once my room is mostly complete (hopefully by next Tuesday- Open House already?!?!) but in the mean time, here are a couple things that have kept me busy in my classroom while taking breaks from trainings. (Click on the pictures for a bigger view) Project #1: Materials Needed I knew I wanted a space to post materials needed for each lesson/activity. Not only does it limit the amount of times I have to repeat myself, but it's a great visual for my…