Placemats used as "spots" for circle time. Much easier to find than those carpet squares.
glue tacks to clothespins to hang pics on bulletin boards.
Prairie Mother: Harvest Crafts for Preschoolers
Classroom Feud PowerPoint Template - Plays Like Family Feud. She also has jeopardy, wheel of fortune and baseball
Preschool learning games --- Dr. Seuss' One Fish Two Fish with a twist, for goldfish crackers
Hollywood themed classroom! Stealing!....I want a classroom that just WOWS the kids and makes them feel like they are in your home....too many kids think teachers are the bad guys....I want them to know that I am here to help them, teach them, and they are wanted and welcome in my class (an extension of my home!)
this blog has lots of good ideas for your classroom
what a fun way to keep your kids occupied - a DIY dry-erase book! it uses washable dry-erase crayons so there's no mess! you can also print sheets from the internet, use workbook sheets, coloring books, etc. and you won't need to buy or print them over and over. use it in the car on roadtrips, at the doctor's office, church, at home...anywhere! awesome!! your kids are going to LOVE this! | www.livecrafteat.com
7 printable games that strengthen hand-eye coordination, fine motor skills and hand strength. I like the flip and draw activity.
Building Shapes with craft sticks
Introducing.... THE GLUE SPONGE! You just cut a sponge to fit in a container, pour glue it, and the kids can just press their little cut-up pieces of paper on it. No more globby glue puddles!
Jungle/Giraffe classroom door. Giraffe's spots are children's pics printed on yellow paper in sepia tone. Monkey is a Dollar Tree paper plate with construction paper arms added to hold sign saying, Look Who Was "SPOTTED" in the Jungle.
Counting with Gumballs Flannel Board Felt Board Story
Alphabet felt caterpillar. Toddler can put caterpillar together in aplhabetical order on felt board.
Ages 3-5 FA.1.67 Use different colors, surface textures, and shapes to create form and meaning. FA.1.69 Use a variety of materials (e.g., crayons, paint, clay, markers) to create original work. aluminum foil preschool art. Have child paint and then place a paper on top and rub to get print. Rinse foil and do again with another child.
aluminum foil preschool art. Have child paint and then place a paper on top and rub to get print. Rinse foil and do again with another child.