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Nutrition and Food Theme

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, this is a good time to plan a nutrition and food theme. Food and Nutrition Songs and Fingerplays Are You Eating (Tune: Are You Sleeping) Are you eating, are you eating Healthy foods, healthy … Continue reading

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Autumn Leaves Preschool Theme

Autumn Leaves Preschool Theme Here is a fun preschool theme set around the beauty of autumn leaves Rhymes about Autumn Leaves Pretty Leaves Pretty leaves they are falling Falling down to the ground When the wind blows his trumpet See … Continue reading

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Surviving the Summer

Surviving the Summer by Ruth (reprinted with permission)The final bell rings and excited children everywhere flee the school in happiness…this marks the start of the Summer Vacation. As children dream of this day quickly approaching, parents and caregivers look for … Continue reading

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Easter Egg Fun – Decoration Ideas

There is so much more you can do with eggs than just following the steps on the back of a kit box. I hope the Easter egg decoration ideas below will inspire some creative Easter egg designs for you to … Continue reading

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Christmas Tree! Theme and Activities

The Christmas tree is a well known symbol of the holiday. Learn more about the wonderful tradition and find great ways to celebrate. Christmas Tree Facts Learn More About the Christmas Tree: 2-3 seedlings are planted for every harvested Christmas … Continue reading

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Father’s Day Quotations and Humor

Father’s Day Quotations and Humor It is no secret, I will always be daddy’s little girl. In many ways he was my primary caregiver while I was growing up and he still has a special place in my life and … Continue reading

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Frogs Theme and Activities

Frogs Theme and Activities Here are some basic theme ideas for helping preschool aged children learn about frogs. Frog Songs and Fingerplays I’m A Little Frog I’m a little frog Just a pollywog I live in the brook Underneath the … Continue reading

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Preschool Classroom Block Area (Construction)

Preschool Classroom Block Area (Construction) by Cathy Abraham Make sure you have plenty of space for the block area so children can build elaborate structures. Goals/Skills: Concept development (shape, size, balance, contrast, one-to-one correspondence, counting, matching, sorting, spatial relationships, grouping, … Continue reading

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Super Bowl and Football Theme

Super Bowl/Football Theme Though the Super Bowl is typically on a Sunday, you can use the week leading up to the Super Bowl to have a football theme. On the Friday before the Super Bowl, ask children to wear the … Continue reading

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Winter Animal Theme

Winter Animal Theme Polar Bears, Penguins and Winter..oh, my! Teach young children about these two popular winter animals. Winter Animals Songs and Rhymes Royal Penguins One royal penguin . .feeling very blue Called for his brother then there were two … Continue reading

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