DIY Place Mats


DIY, Management

Picture yourself sitting at a table with children. How many times do you push their cup up or tell them to push their cup up because it is too close to the edge? We can’t have cups falling off the table! What would you say if I told you I have an easy fix! Place […]

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May 19, 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

5 Classroom Rules to Teach Children


Management

Whether you are in a child-centered environment or not, children thrive on routines and rules. They love to know what they can and can’t get away with. It keeps everyone sane and helps minimize breakdowns. These rules are classroom rules or home rules that, I believe, help create good humans. 🙂 This post will focus […]

March 31, 2018