Gather up your bells for this one! This is so simple to set up and it has been a big hit in Miss Lauren's class. She set out a tub of water, some jingle bells, and magnetic wands. That's it! Jingle bell play all the way!
The children LOVE this! Miss Lauren set up a Christmas Card writing center and the children absolutely love it. They come to this center every single day and make card after card for each other, the teachers, and to take home. Miss Lauren adds holiday stickers, cookie cutters, and red and green paper to keep the children coming back. We've seen lots of writing going on over here! [...]
This is a safe place to learn new things right? So let me be sure you know what a simple pattern is and if you already know, then please consider this just a quick refresher. I have been teaching young children to make simple patterns for so long that I tend to just assume every adult knows what an AB pattern is. However, I was reminded recently that I should not be so quick [...]
I looked everywhere for a balancing scale and couldn't find one. I know that I could have ordered one online but I didn't plan far enough ahead of time. Plus, I wanted a real balancing scale - not a toy one. So I went to four different stores around my area thinking surely one would have one and had no luck. While I was on my balance scale hunt, I came across [...]