Mommy & Me Book: Handprint ABCs - The Home Teacher
I am in LOVE with handprint art. It captures those sweet little hands in a way that simply melts my heart! Since I have become a Pinterest addict, I have pinned a ton of really cute handprint activities and about 9 months ago I thought I should start doing some of them. Yes people- the …
Handprint Acorn Craft for Kids to Make - Crafty Morning
Make this adorable handprint acorn craft with your kids! All you need is paint and a paintbrush! Perfect fall art project.
Initial Letter Name Activity and Bulletin Board - Prek - K
A veteran kindergarten teacher shares a letter and sound activity for the first days of the new school year. It is based upon the students' names and results in an interactive bulletin board display.
I posted before about pre-writing and pre-reading activities that have helped Tabitha to develop some of the skills she will eventually need for reading and writing. Over the last few months she has shown an interest in letters, so in this post I'd like to share how she is learning letter sounds and formation. Here…
Back to School Communication & Meet the Teacher
Have parents fill out this Back to School form at Meet the Teacher Night to open a positive line of communication and get to know their child.
Developing Fine Motor Skills
Taking the time to build and develop fine motor skills is just as important as teaching your Littles letter names and sounds, numbers, counting, etc. etc. Unfortunately, this is a skill that is often overlooked. Having strong hand muscles and fine motor skills is the foundation that our students need to grasp a pencil, ... Read More about Developing Fine Motor Skills
'Graduation' Bulletin Board Crossword
Graduation Bulletin Boards, Celebrate 100th Day Poster, Excellence in Early Education at RainbowsWithinReach
The First Three Days
Well I’m back in the swing of things. The first three days were pretty good. I have 16 lovely first graders, and I think we’re going to have...
Space themed sensory table with black beans, star buttons from Joanne's Fabric Store, kids tweezers and a bowl for sorting. Great for sensory, fine motor, and social development.
When I grow up...
I have to confess I wasn't going to make a slideshow this year...I usually make one but I have been so busy getting everything else ready a...