I’ve talked a little bit about how I’ve returned to working in the classroom recently, here on the blog and on my Instagram.
Question: How do you keep 60 children aged 2.5-5-years-old entertained for 40-50 hours a week, with only one closet full of toys? Answer: Toy rotation.
We that spend a lot of time with children have to help them deal with frustration. Probably frequently.
I knew a child once, let’s call her Lucy.
I’m a big reader. Ever since I was a kid, I’ve loved escaping into children’s books and then novels. Tolkien, Steinbeck, Vonnegut, those guys were there for me.
As a teacher, I’ve received many handprints, footprints, and fingerprints on crafts and gifts.
I honestly love them all.
OK, I am legit learning things researching for these round-up posts. Did you know that reindeer and caribou are different names for the same animal? I had no idea.
The holiday season is definitely a festive time of the year. Trees and menorahs, family and friends, gifts and parties, treats and feasts.
Did you know that more and more children are entering Kindergarten without fine motor skills? This is shocking! Especially since fine motor skills are one of those that has a million fun ways to develop.
Climbing onto tables, sticking the dog toys in their mouths, sticking their hands in the toilet, trying to run away at the grocery store…Young children–especially toddlers–do a lot of things that warran
This is part of the Lesson Planning Time Savers series, from the ABC Animal Themes group.
Teachers are always crunched for planning time.