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How Teachers Prepare For First Day Of Preschool

Posted by on Aug 25, 2016 in Blog, Pre-School Teachers, Teaching Strategies | Comments Off on How Teachers Prepare For First Day Of Preschool

  Teacher Prep This article will show how teachers prepare for first day of preschool. Many preschools and kindergartens begin classes a week or two after the “official” start of school. Even if yours has begun there are many helpful hints here to help you in the early part of the year. All teachers preparing for the first day of preschool know how tough it can be. You know I certainly can’t take all the pain away but I can offer some ideas and maybe some advice to lessen (not lesson 😉 the pain of prepping for the first...

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S.T.E.M. In Preschool Is STEAM

Posted by on Aug 9, 2016 in August Themes, Blog, Engineering, Science, Tech | Comments Off on S.T.E.M. In Preschool Is STEAM

S.T.E.M. In Preschool Is STEAM

“Every kid starts out as a natural-born scientist.” -Carl Sagan You may have heard of S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) in preschool  curriculum and found ways to incorporate its different disciplines into your daily activities. Now add Art and you turn it into STEAM curriculum. Believe it or not you’re probably already offering these domains of learning (and more) in your classroom daily. Lets take a look. Here’s a nice video showing young children as they are introduced to STEM activities during a typical...

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Preschool Beach Theme – Recycled Jellyfish

Posted by on Aug 7, 2016 in Beach Theme, Blog, Math & Science, Recycle, Science | Comments Off on Preschool Beach Theme – Recycled Jellyfish

Preschool Beach Theme – Recycled Jellyfish

Recycle your plastic grocery bags and plastic bottles when you and your children make these lifelike jellyfish. You’ll need: White plastic bag, plastic bottle, thread or string, scissors, food color, water to fill your bottle, hot glue gun or duct tape. This is posted with child care teachers and children in mind, but this would be fun for kids at home too. We watched this video while we made these. Enjoy!  Start with a white plastic bag.  Cut into two squares. You’ll have enough to make two jellyfish.  Work on one square at a...

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My 2 Year Old Won’t…

Posted by on Aug 4, 2016 in Bedtime, Blog, child-care-information.com Blog, Families, My Child Won't, Sleep Issues | Comments Off on My 2 Year Old Won’t…

My 2 Year Old Won’t…

  My 2 year old won’t… We’ve all at least heard of the “terrible two’s” many parents have experienced the phenomena first hand.  Whining, refusing to eat; sleep; or cooperate in general, and temper tantrums are all characteristics we associate with 2 year olds. Many toddler’s first an favorite word is “no” which can continue the negativity. Well what if it doesn’t have to be like that? I’d like to help parents learn how to defuse some of these situations when they come up. Even...

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How to Get Babies To Sleep

Posted by on Aug 3, 2016 in Bedtime, Blog, Child Care Product Review, Sleep Issues | Comments Off on How to Get Babies To Sleep

How to Get Babies To Sleep

Safe To Sleep Knowing how to get babies to sleep will let you get some rest but you will rest assured if you put your baby to sleep on her back. A quick but very important point to make before getting into this to this topic…babies are safer on their backs in bed! Please take a look at this study, published in the journal Pediatrics regarding SIDS deaths in babies who are swaddled. The study compared deaths of swaddled babies against the number of babies who had not been swaddled. As noted by Emanuella Grinberg in her CNN piece the...

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Preschool Ocean Theme

Posted by on Jul 29, 2016 in August Themes, Ocean Theme | Comments Off on Preschool Ocean Theme

Preschool Ocean Theme

Our kids had a great time making these jelly fish for our ocean mural.

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Preschool Beach Theme

Posted by on Jul 23, 2016 in Blog, child-care-information.com Blog, July Themes | Comments Off on Preschool Beach Theme

Preschool Beach Theme

These jellyfish were easy to make with with paper bowls and ribbon taped onto the underside of the bowl. Add google eyes or like we did just paper...

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🎃🕸Tricks Or Treats🕸🎃

Posted by on Oct 27, 2015 in Autumn, child-care-information.com Blog, Math & Science, October Themes | Comments Off on 🎃🕸Tricks Or Treats🕸🎃

🎃🕸Tricks Or Treats🕸🎃

 Two sets of Dollar Store erasers make a great matching game!  Haunted houses are fun when you add stickers and a white crayon....

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Apples of Our Eyes

Posted by on Oct 20, 2015 in Autumn, child-care-information.com Blog, Circle Time, Math & Science, Music, September Themes | Comments Off on Apples of Our Eyes

Apples of Our Eyes

 Every child tasted all 3 types of apples.   This is our apple tasting chart      🎶  I’m a little apple tree, all my apples grow on me. I mustn’t sneeze, I mustn’t cough or all my apples will fall off!                                                                                   Aahh-choo! Aah-choo! (Catch you sneeze in your elbow)...

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Tube Apple Prints

Posted by on Sep 29, 2015 in Art, Autumn, Blog, child-care-information.com Blog, September Themes | Comments Off on Tube Apple Prints

Tube Apple Prints

 Crimp 3 paper towel tubes. One for each color apple.  Dip ends into corresponding colors.  Red, green, and yellow apples! Teacher or kids can add details like stem and leaf....

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