• Math,  Small Groups,  Valentine's

    5 Math Activities for Valentine’s Day Preschoolers Love

    Your preschool sweethearts will adore these Valentine math games and centers! The only problem is fitting all these lovely math activities for Valentine’s Day into your lesson plans! Small Group Learning Get ready for your students to love this All About the Number activity! Cover your small group table with a large piece of bulletin board paper. Next, draw hearts to fill the paper.  Label the hearts with a number, counting set, number word, or ten frame.  You can focus on any skill you’re working on with your small groups. Have students practice writing numerals, drawing number sets, using dot markers, filling in the ten frames, and counting with manipulatives.…

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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…

  • Apples,  Fall,  Sensory Table,  Small Groups

    Awesome Fall Activities for Preschoolers

    I love planning fall activities for preschoolers as much as I love maple leaves, cozy blankets, and pumpkin spice! These fall ideas are just what you need to get ready for crisp Autumn days! Fall Activities for Morning Arrival Time I like to have familiar activities on the tables for our morning Table Time. The class really enjoys getting to play a favorite game again or doing a tray task we practiced earlier in the week. Providing these well-known and well-loved activities gives your children a sense of stability. It makes planning easier, too! ABC Apple Dominoes and the Alphabet Sorting Mats are two favorites your preschoolers will love to…