• Christmas,  Math

    5 Easy & Cheap Christmas Math Activities Sure to Bring You Joy

    Is your Christmas “to do” list in the double digits and growing day by day like mine? I thought so. Here are five, last minute, easy, and inexpensive Christmas math activities for your lesson plans. I hope these ideas will bring you a little comfort and joy! Count the Christmas Presents Grab a stack of holiday lunch plates and a bag of tiny present shaped ornaments from the dollar store and you’ll have a Christmas math activity before you can say HO HO HO! I glued a set of old calendar number cards on the lunch plates but you could write numbers with a permanent marker, too. Your preschoolers will…

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    Christmas,  Freebies,  Small Groups

    Do you need Gingerbread lesson plans? I’ve done them for you!

    I hope you don’t mind but I did your Gingerbread lesson plans for you! Teachers are busier than ever and the crazy holiday season is here. Plus, this school year has been nothing but one challenge after another. So I thought it might help if you had a week’s worth of lesson plans already done! My favorite activities for morning arrival, circle time books, art ideas, as well as math and literacy games for small groups are all included in these lesson plans. Everything you need for a gingerbread theme is linked right here! Gingerbread Fine Motor Fun at Table Time Morning arrival is the perfect time to fit in…

  • Christmas,  Target Tuesday

    Target Thursday

    I promise I’m NOT skipping over Thanksgiving but here’s a look at some Christmas holiday goodies you’ll find right now at Target! Stacks and stacks of these cute metal buckets are in Bulleye’s Playground!  I put them in my sensory tub and use at the Teacher Table to hold various cards/game pieces during the holidays.      If you’ve missed out before on the wooden food sets, hurry and grab these pizzas and fruits & vegetables before they’re gone!  I already have similar ones so I passed them up but they’re ideal for the preschool classroom. Sturdy, colorful, and fun!     So what did I buy?    Adorable wooden houses!  This Gingerbread House will be…