• DIY preschool math activities for spring
    Math,  Small Groups,  Spring

    Easy DIY Spring Math Activities for Preschool

    Not enough time for crafting your own learning games? Then let your students make them! These spring math activities for preschool are simple do-it-yourself projects your class can help you create!  Easy Number Sense Activities Just how easy are these number sense activities? Well, first of all, everything you need is probably in your supply cabinet.  Second, you won’t have to spend your entire weekend prepping for next week. And finally, your students will be over the moon excited to use all the things they helped make! These beautiful Counting Mats are my favorite DIY project! Perfect for Spring, Earth Day, or an ocean unit!  You’ll need white cardstock, blue…

  • Parent Teacher Conference

    3 Steps to Shine at a Parent Teacher Conference

    A parent teacher conference doesn’t need to be faced with dread and fear. Start with the best way to assess and a teacher parent conference form that’s perfect for preschool. Then follow my tips for teachers to shine at conference time! The BEST Assessment for Preschoolers Are you ready for this? The best assessment for preschoolers is not marking an X on a checklist. It’s not flipping through a set of flashcards. And it’s definitely not a quick scramble asking what a child knows the day before a parent teacher conference. The BEST assessment for preschoolers is informal and natural observation. Assessing your students on a regular basis will show…

  • Alphabet,  Valentine's,  Writing Center

    The Cutest Pre-K Valentine Activities

    I can still remember the excitement of Valentine’s Day when I was a kid! Decorating my paper bag mailbox, folding and cutting hearts, and, of course, getting a heart-shaped lollipop with cupid on it! Make sure to include these Pre-K Valentine activities and help create those same great memories for your students, too. You’ve Got Valentine Mail Set up this cute center so your class can practice writing the alphabet when they check the mail! Put the envelope letter cards in a little mailbox and provide a shallow tray filled with colored sand or salt. You can also use rice or confetti as a writing tray filler. Students can make…