Number Formation Rhymes
I'm excited to share with you my Number Formation Rhymes! I've been teaching my little ones how to write numbers and wanted some rhymes to help them remember the formations. I found these rhymes and
My Preschool Curriculum
Two Points: This is MY method, and not necessarily right for you, your teaching or care philosophy, your set-up, or your students. Curriculum participation by my students is VOLUNTARY. I invite them to participate, but if they choose not to, then that is fine. I usually offer them a choice of a few of the activities and let them decide where we start and where we go. An engaged child learns, a dis-engaged child rebels. The 3-year rotating curriculum is theme based. Some times we stick to the…
Our Homeschool Circle Time Board
In order to incorporate various skills into our day, we will be incorporating circle time into our day. After we have our Bible time, we will be moving to our Circle Time board and will begin talking about our different focus skills for the week. At not even 2.5 years old, Circle time will be something that takes maybe 5 minutes tops. I want to slowly begin introducing this to her and help to develop a rhythm and routine now that will carry on and expand throughout the years. During circle…
What's Your Name? Beginning of the School Year
Most of us music teacher peeps have between 300 and 1200 students we see in any given week/schedule/rotation. That's a lot of Ashlyn's, Jack's, Shawanda's, Zeke's, and Bailey's to learn! Names are so personal and special; mine for instance, I changed at 16 from "Amy" to "Aimee". It wasn't a big deal, I didn't go for something completely different, but had a grandfather who had taken the French spelling out of my mother's maiden name and so I, in my teenage-driven zeal for righteousness and…
3 Simple Ways to Improve Communication with Parents
Communicating with families is often the most difficult and overwhelming part of teaching. There's no handbook for teachers to use to improve communication with parents, but we know how valuable positive home-school relationships are to
All About Small Group Time - FREE Printable Idea List - Pocket of Preschool
Small group ideas, tips, and tricks to make small group time meaningful in your preschool, pre=k, or kindergarten classroom and a giant FREE idea list too.
11 Teacher-Tested Ways to Make Your Classroom Parents Adore You
How do you make your classroom parents adore you? One word: trust. When parents trust us, everything goes better. Here's how to build it.
Preschool Math Games - File Folder Fun
Preschool aged children can begin to learn early math skills while having fun! Learning sessions should be child led and interest based and are most effective when targeted in short sessions of table play and conversation. These games are not meant to be frustrating for young children, but a spring board to encourage them to...
Monster Lesson Plan
It's been a long week and I am so tired, but I had to get these on here. Next week we're learning about Monsters in preparation for our annual family Halloween dinner which happens to be Monster themed this year. I haven't had a lot of prep/planning time, but I still feel like there are some great activities. Hope you are able to enjoy some of them. Lesson Plan Songs Alike/Different Literacy Activity Monster Say and Clap Eyeball Sorting/Match Math Clipart Slime Recipe
Montessori at Home Preschool Plans - Free Unit Study Printable
A weekly outline of our Montessori at home preschool plans (2.5-6 years). Plus, links to practical life skills, Montessori materials list, and free printables! These unit studies can be used for homeschool or after school fun activities to supplement learning.
ARCHIVES | PDF + Word Document Files
PDF files from Guybrarian to you > feel free to print + share + spread the silliness! PDF > FELT BOARD STORY: Ten Little Candles PDF > FELT BOARD STORY: Little Mouse PDF > FINGER PLAY: …