First Grade Architecture
Architecture has been the theme for many of my lessons this quarter. My first graders reviewed what an architect is. We looked at Frank Lloyd Wright's "Falling Water," and as with most art works that we look at and discuss, the kids were blown away with this design. During that lesson, the kids looked at the many parts that make up the exterior of a house and then designed their own. We also discussed that architect considers the land where a building will be built and so the kids drew their…
Making our own maps in preschool
A neighborhood map is great way for your students to represent their experiences! Maps help children make meaning of their world as they draw representations of the special places and things that are important in their everyday lives. Each of these simple street maps have their own story behind them but unfortunately, all I had time
Families, Apples, and some Halloween loot!
Hello blog friends! I am sooooooo excited that tomorrow is the first day of the best month of the year!!! October!!! Yay!!! Like many of...
Preschool Circle Time Ideas on a Family Theme
As you design your lesson plans incorporate preschool circle time ideas for theme about families. This article gives a variety of methods to use when discussing families (traditional, blended, and extended), such as classroom discussions, dramatic play, books to read, and songs to sing.
Family Teaching Theme Activities and Lesson Plan Ideas | Little Giraffes Teaching Ideas | A to Z Teacher Stuff
This graph depicts each student's "place" in their family--the oldest child, the middle child , the youngest child, or the only child.
SAND AND WATER TABLES
This is a blog for early childhood teachers looking for ways to expand and enrich play and learning in and around their sand and water tables with easy-to-make, low-cost apparatus. It may also be of interest for anyone who appreciates children's messy play.
We Are Family Lesson Plan
We Are Family Relationships and Culture Unit 5 Days Created by: Kallie Newman Presented to: Dr. Stacia Emerson In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for EDU 4610: Environmental Processes and Assessments Social Studies and Language Arts Unit WE ARE FAMILY TOPIC: Relationships and Culture (family) PRE-UNIT ASSESSMENT: Oral questioning GOALS OF UNIT: In this unit, students learn that there are different kinds of families and no one structure is better than another. They discover that all…
Frotte, frotte, frotte. Frotti, frottez, frottons
Aujourd'hui, les oeufs de Pâques ont été remplacés par un bébé tout sale qui ne demande qu'à se faire laver (au contraire de mes enfants). J'ai simplement appliqué de-ci de-là de la gouache brune. Une petite débarbouilllette, du savon et du shampoing et hop! à l'eau le bébé. Il faut bien laver tous les plis. Voilà! Le bébé est propre comme un sous neuf. Une table d'eau c'est tellement amusant. Si vous n'avez pas de table d'eau et voulez le faire à la maison: quoi de mieux que le bon vieux…