Bringing nature inside does not and hopefully is not a daunting task. Children are naturally curious about nature and how things work.
To me, success in early childhood promotes development, independence, and problem solving skills. With these three goals in mind I have come up with 5 generalized ideas that help set children up for success.
This post is a bit different. I wanted to post some inspirational classroom designs. If I had an unlimited budget and resources, these are the rooms I would aspire to create. I have laid them out by “center” but in my ideal classroom one center would easily flow into the next. Materials can and should […]
We’ve all done it. We see a child push someone else and tell them to say “sorry”. Once they say sorry we tell them to go play or in some cases, put them in time out. What if I told you we are teaching children that “sorry” is a get out jail free card? Time […]
Even though I haven’t been teaching long enough to have an abundance of education books I love to share, I still have some that are my go-to books when I need a bit of inspiration! Here are my top 10 Teacher Books, not in any specific order or sequence. *This post contains affiliate links. You […]
I’ve celebrated the Week of the Young Child for the past 6 years. Even though I don’t follow the daily themes, I do try to celebrate and appreciate children and their accomplishments more than I normally do. You can read my post about Week of the Young Child here. For Week of the Young Child […]