After doing Lego Geometry with kids, I thought why not fractions? Make fractions fun with colorful legos! Give kids legos in various colors, then have them write a fraction for each color.
Classroom Centers | Photos | Pictures | Pre-K | Kindergarten
Pictures and ideas for setting up learning centers in a pre-k preschool or kindergarten classroom. Photos of each center with detailed descriptions.
Science Center Set Up and Ideas for Preschool
A science center is so much more than just a place to put science related materials in the classroom. A real science center is interesting, inviting, and offers children opportunities to explore, discover, and use their senses. Science Center Set Up and Ideas for Preschool But how do you make your science center a place ...
Reggio Inspired: Child Art
The final photos from my visit to Rosa Parks Preschool: This is a child painted embroidery hoop with a fine netting. I love the multi-colored yarn that the children used to sew on the netting. A wonderful collaborative art piece made with bottle caps. Love, love. These are called 'Identity Panels.' I adore child's self-portraits. I like the clothes pins on this fence section. It makes a great little art gallery. You can not tell by this fuzzy photo but the drawings are standing off the wall…
How to Manage Free Choice Learning Centers in Preschool | Fun-A-Day!
How and why to use free choice centers in preschool. Also applicable to kindergarten and homeschool classrooms!
Open-ended Building Materials
We are always pleasantly surprised with the endless possibilities that these open-ended building materials bring our students each day!
DIY Classroom Furniture
Sometimes teachers and/or schools don't have the funds to buy the classroom furniture they need or want. Compiling this list of furniture plans for the classroom was fun, and I'm drooling over them all. DIY
The process of setting up the preschool classroom
My first day of preschool begins on August 27th, 2012 and this is what my classrooms look like today! Yikes! Both classrooms are sitting empty because my husband will be painting the inside of the indoor classroom this weekend and power washing the outdoor classroom over the weekend. Indoor preschool classroom
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Today, I am delighted that the lovely Gina of Famiglia and Seoul is guest posting on my blog. I am so excited to be guest posting here at Smiling Like Sunshine today! Recently, my son and I visited the local library and came across a book that we really enjoyed. One Leaf Rides the Wind, written by Celeste Davidson Mannis, is a lovely counting book that takes you on a tour of a Japanese Garden filled with beauty and serenity. Each page is written in the form of haiku and introduces another…