Tag Archives | for the littles

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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Easy & Healthy Preschool Snack

This is a sponsored post, however I believe in the cause and all ideas and opinions are my own. I am back to work this year and one of the things that I miss about staying home is being able to do random fun stuff in Avery’s class on short notice. But, one thing I […]

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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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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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Toddler Safe Glitter Slime!

Did I get your attention?? I am working in the 18 month old classroom this summer and while this group isn’t really putting anything in their mouths, I still like to make sure everything is non-toxic and even better, made from edible ingredients. This was a big hit with both me and the kids!! You […]

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DIY Decorated Marshmallow Shooters

“This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group and Sharpie, but all opinions are my own. #pmedia #PaintYourWay http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV“ Summer is here!! Can you believe it?! I always want to do my best to plan fun activities for my daughter and other kids in the family but in […]

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33 Outdoor Activities

Summer is coming and for many of us, that means a whole lot of time outdoors! Also, I have a teacher friend that recently got a position at her preschool as the Outdoor Teacher (how fun does that sound?!) and I thought I would round up some fun ideas for her, me and anyone else […]

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