Bringing Nature Inside


Activites, Development

Bringing nature inside does not and hopefully is not a daunting task. Children are naturally curious about nature and how things work.

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September 30, 2018

Inspirational Spaces


Management

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 […]

June 10, 2018

10 Teacher Books to Have


Management

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 […]

May 5, 2018

What Is Play?


Child Led Play, Development

Play. If you have been reading my blog for a while you’ll know that I cherish play in early childhood. If you are new, hi! I love to encourage play in early childhood! I think it is a great way for children to improve social skills, motor skills, and creativity. Play looks different at all […]

April 29, 2018

Marble Shaving Cream Egg Coloring


Activites, DIY

Even though Easter has passed this can still be a great sensory experience for children to explore! It is an extremely simple set up as well! You all know how much I love sensory play and think shaving cream is one of the best sensory experiences for all ages! Here is how we made marble […]

April 14, 2018

Child-Led Play: Flower Play


Activites, Child Led Play

I meant to write this post in March, but that didn’t happen. I love how colorful the pictures were, so this post might be more pictures than words, but I think pictures tell the story better. 🙂 We had our flower play about a week after Valentine’s Day. I compiled all of the dying roses […]

April 7, 2018