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Kindergarten end of the year poem... change to preschool...For all of my Kinder friends out there!!!

Watermelon Suncatchers/Sensory Bags - great for summer theme or the letter w!

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Simple watermelon suncatchers by Deborah J. Stewart, M.Ed. on May 16, 2012 in Sensory Play,Watermelon Suncatchers This is just a fun watermelon idea I thought I would take a minute to share with you. I just love watermelon and with summer time quickly approaching, we spent a little time learning about watermelons in our classroom.

tear strips of brown construction paper (logs) and glue them to a sheet of black paper. Next, press your hand in orange paint and then onto the paper above the logs (flames). Repeat this step several times. Finally, glue a moon cutout to the page and attach star stickers.

Article on Schedules used in the classroom to help students understand expectations - Pinned by LessonPix

Our autism consultant made this visual schedule -- the pieces are connected and fold over so teachers and students don't loose them.

Shopping Book -- can be modified for a schedule keeper for kids on a visual schedule.

This would be great for transitioning students from desk work to circle time. Students will learn what is expected of them in order to start the lesson. Very cool idea and makes it easy for teachers and students to be on the same page.

possible idea for a class book at the beginning of the school year Whose Smile? Preschool Homemade Photo Book

How to fill balloons instead of pinatas for parties. Great idea so that each child can pop one balloon and get the goodies inside!

Scan children's artwork, shrink, print, and then frame your miniature collection

Parents of girls, take note. A small spray bottle with 2 TBSP of fabric softener, the rest water = "Doll Hairspray." Easy method for smoothing and renewing any doll's hair including Barbie! (Would've been nice to know!)

Bubba bear. Bear puppet, students feed the bear clover, grass, fish, berries, honey cakes and roots as they retell the story, Bear Wants More. Kaewai Honeybees

10 books about colors... We also love Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes by Eric Litwin and James Dean, Green by Laura Vaccaro Seeger, Red Sings from Treetops: A Year in Colors by Joyce Sidman, Baby Bear Sees Blue by Ashley Wolff, and The Black Book of Colors by Menena Cottin

Milk carton igloo by Benimoto, via Flickr,smaller

How to make a traffic light out of cardboard boxes...love this. Also how to make cardboard car, gas tank, etc. Fun site.

Animal Sample Pages from a pack for sale. I'd like to have tags like these for a vet shop.

Preschool Pet Shop! How much fun would the children have with this in your library? What books would you display with your "pets" ? From thoughtfulspotday...

pretend garden for our dramatic play center

Ice fishing game (with magnets)... (except use a big tote instead of a small bucket)