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Beach Theme Preschool Activities

The first week of summer is over and the theme was At the Beach and I wanted to share with everyone what we did in the classroom! Check out all the fun! First, I will start with the centers, the things that were out and set up for the whole week or most of the […]

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Including the Family in Spring Cleaning

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #PurellWipes #CollectiveBias Spring cleaning is one of the favorite and most dreaded times of the year. Stay with me. When it starts we are ready to purge, scrub, scour and dust… but then we get about half away […]

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Fostering Preschooler Independence Safely!

Ahh, preschoolers. Wonderful, imaginative and curious little humans are in caught between “I can do it myself!” and actually being able to do it themselves. Avery is right in this time where she wants more independence and I want to give it to her, but I wasn’t sure how I could do that safely, until […]

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Fine Motor Tissue Paper Mobile

Sometimes I do projects at school that just find their way to my home as well. I just like how they tun out or they seem fun and I have to do them with Avery too- this is one of those projects. I am working on a very involved Creation project (which will make sense […]

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Best Toys for Imaginative Play

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #TargetToys #CollectiveBias I have a background in preschool- in fact, I have a Bachelors in Early Childhood and  Masters in Teaching with a specialization in Early Childhood. One of the main conversations preschool teachers have with parents is […]

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29 Pumpkin Activites for Kids!! {And $500 Giveaways!}

It is fall!! Fall means pumpkins and pumpkins mean fun with kids!! Not only do I have a whole bunch, 29 to be exact, fun pumpkin activities for kids, but there are also multiple chances to win $500 dollars at the end of this post!!! You know that would be a bright way to start […]

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Color Injecting Sensory Play

I really have been enjoying trying new sensory play ideas this summer and this one was also another hit! I remember seeing this idea years and years and years ago in a photo from another teacher when I had just started taking classes in Child Development. I knew it looked cool and that I had […]

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10 Messes Every Child Needs to Make this Summer {& How to Clean Them Up!}

This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group and Wet-Nap but all my opinions are my own. #PMedia #ShowUsYourMess http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV We have reached that point in the summer, you know the point, where your zest and excitement is waring down and the stress of all that needs to […]

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Fruit Juice Sidewalk Chalk Paint {Plus a Spritzer for Mom!}

I am a member for the Collective Bias Social Fabric Community. This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for Collective Bias and it’s advertiser. #KoolOff #CollectiveBias It is summer time and I live in San Diego and it has been HOT, maybe even hotter than usual. But despite that, Avery […]

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DIY Tube Scoop

I have mentioned before that I am back at work with the toddlers and with them, sensory activities are so important! For that reason, I like to change out the sensory tub weekly and this is one that they had fun with last week. I used some green peas (I think that is what they […]

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