Hot Glue Name Recognition and Writing Activity

Hot glue name plates provide a tactile way for preschoolers to learn name writing - Stay At Home Educator

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One of my goals as a preschool teacher is to teach my little students not only to recognize their names but also to get a feel for how to write their names. As just one way to achieve this goal, … Continue reading 

Farm Activity for Preschoolers

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One of my favorite preschool themes to teach is the farm theme. I’m always looking on Pinterest and Google to add yet another farm activity to my preschool arsenal of activities. This simple farm activity is one that my preschoolers … Continue reading 

Sorting and Matching Pom Poms – a Preschool Measurement Activity

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Sorting and matching pom poms is an easy preschool measurement activity¬†that requires very little set-up. In fact, it takes less than five minutes to prepare and is a fun way to introduce preschoolers to basic measurement. Please join me regularly … Continue reading 

Autumn Themed Invitation to Play

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Autumn is the perfect time for invitations to play because there are endless possibilities of materials to present your children. This invitation to play is simple and easy, but with a few basic materials the learning possibilities are also endless. … Continue reading 

Alphabet Sensory Bin

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Preschoolers love a good alphabet sensory bin, and so do I. An alphabet sensory bin can help preschool teachers and parents introduce letters of the alphabet and their corresponding sounds, as well as reinforce those skills after they have been … Continue reading 

Process Art Valentine Collages for Preschoolers

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Recently, my preschoolers have been really into process art. Being a three year old class, process art allows them the flexibility to experiment and explore, instead of creating a cookie-cutter craft. Valentine collages are just one way we are celebrating … Continue reading 

Heart Cookie Cutter Matching – a Measurement Activity for Preschoolers

Heart Cookie Cutter Matching - a Valentine's measurement activity for preschoolers - Stay At Home Educator

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Heart cookie cutter matching is a measurement activity for preschoolers. With just a few nesting heart cookies cutters and a tiny bit of prep work, you can teach your preschooler skills in sequencing and size. I don’t know if it … Continue reading 

Dyed Lollipop Sticks

Dyed lollipop sticks, the latest play dough prop and math manipulative - Stay At Home Educator

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Dyed lollipop sticks are the latest play dough prop and math manipulative.¬†Through guided play, children can use these dyed lollipop sticks to extend imaginative play. They are one of my favorite math manipulatives and even have a fine motor component … Continue reading