Go green in the preschool classroom with easy to follow tips and strategies. They are designed to complement one another; once the teacher gets the ball rolling, having an increasingly eco-friendly class is not as difficult as one might imagine.
Toddler games, Sunday school teachers know only too well, briefly hold the children’s attention. Fortunately, at times a brief period of entertainment is all that is needed to bridge the time between finishing curriculum lessons and parent pickup. Don’t enter your Sunday school classroom unprepared!
Moving from pictures-only books to emerging letter and word recognition is the hallmark of literacy development in early childhood. Preschool teachers provide a literacy friendly environment within the classroom, but what else can be done to help the budding bookworm develop into a skilled reader?
Using early childhood assessment tools the right way helps preschool teachers and other professionals to adequately understand a child’s abilities and potential. Unfortunately, misunderstanding assessments can render them useless.
Field trips at the preschool age are rather dangerous undertakings and may cause many an educator to err on the side of caution and forgo the experience altogether. Learn how to limit preschool liabilities while enjoying all the excursion has to offer with early childhood field trip safety tips.
Dealing with aggressiveness in young children requires a solid understanding of the potential causes. Although preschoolers genuinely desire to cooperate with adults at this age, they are not always able to pinpoint the reasons for their sudden aggressive behavior.
Preschool theme days offer an enhanced learning environment that focuses on one idea or concept. They serve to underscore learning processes that already took place and should open the door to new learning experiences. That being said, there are a number of problems that can crop up.
The importance of sharing cannot be overstated. Whether it is the example of Christ sharing a meal with 5,000 hungry onlookers or the first century church that transcended even family ties, the concept of sharing takes effort. There are some Christian toddler games that emphasize sharing.
Parent teacher collaboration, with preschool children’s character trait formation as the target, is an important building block in the overall shaping of a child’s understanding of morality and socially acceptable actions. Would you know how to initiate this kind of partnership?
Hezekiah, who is he? Teach preschoolers about the old testament king with these two craft ideas. Students in will make brooms to clean out the temple, and also a set of listening ears!
Tips for preschool parents on the subject of teaching reading abound — but have you ever wondered how to actually make them work for your schedule? Read on for easy to incorporate daily activities that will make reading with your preschooler a joy rather than a chore.
Money activities for preschool students may be easily integrated into daily game play. These activities include learning games, such as sorting and creative thinking, that will help the children form a more tangible concept of currency and its uses. These are activities you can really “count” on!
Are you parents of a gifted child? Activities for gifted children in preschool seek to stimulate learning while at the same time help with the social skills that frequently lag behind the intellectual development.
Learning how to write a welcome letter to preschool parents is a crucial exercise for any early education teacher. The beginning of the year communication sets the tone for the entire school year, and it primes parents either for a year of involvement or a year of a hands-off approach.
There are plenty of online games, but for children with autism some of them are frustrating in their complexity. Read on for a few resources that offer autistic spectrum focused online games geared toward both children and educators.
Celebrate culture in your classroom to teach diversity, foster tolerance and ward off racism in those most susceptible to it. But don’t do the same things every year! Read on and try something new.