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Fun Fall Science Activities

By Janine Fall is a great time to bring the outdoors inside and celebrate nature with your class.  Here are a few ideas to get you started… Fun with Leaves:  Go on a Leaf Hunt Chart or graph information such … Continue reading

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National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

By Janine Did you know that September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month?  According to the Center for Disease Control, 17% (or 12.5 million) of children and teens between the ages of 2 and 19, are obese.  This rate has … Continue reading

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Welcome Back to School Ideas

by Janine Starting the new school year off on the right foot is very important for both teachers and their students.  Some children may be excited and ready to learn while others may be a bit more reserved or even … Continue reading

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Christmas in July

Christmas in July by Janine While Christmas only comes once a year, it is something that many children think about year round.  Here are a few ideas to celebrate Christmas in July…giving the children in your care a sneak peak … Continue reading

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Go Fishing Day Activities

by Janine June 18th is Go Fishing Day. Fishing is a great summer theme for your classroom. Here are a few of my favorite ideas and activities to go along with this topic.Create your own magnet fishing game. Have each … Continue reading

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Fun With The Very Hungry Caterpillar

by Janine The Very Hungry Caterpillar is a wonderful book to read to preschoolers.  It has an easy to follow plot with bright and beautiful illustrations.  I would like to share some ideas I have for enhancing story time with … Continue reading

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Make it a Home Made Christmas

`by Janine For children, Christmas is a magical time of year. It means Santa Claus, Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer and getting toys. However, even young children can understand that it is so much more than simply creating a list … Continue reading

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All Dressed Up

Why Dress Up Is Important by Janine When a child plays dress up, they are doing so much more than putting on a costume. Dress up is a great way to encourage many social and emotional skills that children need … Continue reading

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Apples, Apples Everywhere!

Apples, Apples Everywhere!- By Janine Fall is in the air.  This is a great time of year for apple themed activities and projects in your classroom.   Here are a few of my favorites. Stained Glass Apples Materials: Wax paper Elmer’s … Continue reading

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