Fall is here, and it seems that Halloween candy is everywhere! I often go to the grocery store with my toddler and preschooler; and the entire aisles full of candy are hard to avoid. I always try to come up with hands-on educational activities that use everyday objects and foods, like these candy corn preschool activities. When ... Read More about Candy Corn Preschool Activities and Printables
Are you looking for a resource to bring STEM into your phonics skills or word work stations? Or maybe you are just tired of using the same 'ole word work stations year after year..?? Maybe you are wanting to give STEM a try but nervous on how to get started...?? I get it! That's why I created Phonics STEM Sound Kits!
Activity for ages 3 to 5. Looking for a motivating way to teach kids how to write the ABCs? These free letter tracing sheets take writing practice to a whole new level of fun. The motivating pages are great to use as a literacy center, homeschool activity… even a busy bag you can take along when […]
Writing Center Freebie (family word cards, event word cards, and fancy paper) - Pocket of Preschool
The writing center in my classroom is always busy. My Preschool students are always creating cards, writing letters to their families, drawing pictures, making books, and copying words at their own level. Students are scribbling, writing random letters, and some are sound spelling. Sign up for my newsletter HERE and this family writing center will...Read More
Pool Noodles are so much fun to play with! When they are cut up into smaller portions they make a great learning tool and toy for many play experiences and opportunities. Today I have shared 4 play ideas that can be completed using pool noodles. These activities provide children with the opportunity to develop their fine motor skills, coordination, colour recognition, vocabulary and other numeracy skills. Most importantly they will have so much fun!
Free Playdough Mats / Play Dough Mats / Playdoh Mats
My students love using play dough any chance they get! So they were super excited when I introduced our play dough mats to practice forming shapes. I showed my students how to roll the play dough like a snake and then how to build the shapes on the mats. It is great fine motor practice! I also provi...
Using Basic Skill File Folders to Build Independence (with FREE Errorless File Folders) - Teaching Special Thinkers
For our learners who need to work on foundational learning skills, such as simple matching, I have always love creating hands on task boxes put-in tasks and color sorting tasks. My classroom closet always looked like it could be featured on an episode of hoarders. I kept every shoe box, coffee container, baby jar, and […]