Featured Teaching Ideas & Resources

Whole Body Listening (Learning to Listen FREEbies)

Photo Source: Run! Miss Nelson's Got the Camera! Teaching your new kiddos t...

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Diagram of a Good Listener (with FREE Printable!)

Photo Source: F is for First Grade Help your kiddos remember what it means ...

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DIY Pizzas for a Pretend Play Pizza Shop!

Photo Source: Getting Messy With Ms. Jessi Pretend play is so very importan...

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10 Easter Crafts, Lessons, & Activities!

Photo Source: 1+1+1=1 If you're having trouble coming up with some fun East...

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Block Play - Building Listening Skills & Practicing Following Directions

We found a great activity over at Hands On: As We Grow and thought we'd pass...

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Pirate Themed Math & Literacy Centers

Photo Source: nancynolanskindergarten.blogspot.com If you're looking for so...

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Fun Pirate Games - with FREE Printables!

Photo Source: www.mrsfreshwatersclass.com Melissa over at Mrs. Freshwater's...

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Pretend Play - A Sandwich Shop in Kinder!

Photo Source: growinginprek.com We love, love, love all of these pretend pl...

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Patriotic Roll and Cover Games

Photo Source: herdingkats.blogspot.com Jennifer Knopf of Herding Kats in Ki...

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Cinco de Mayo - Literature, Games, & More!

Photo Source: maxandellie.blogspot.com Melissa over at Max and Ellie shared...

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Easter Games & Worksheets from School Sparks

Photo Source: schoolsparks.com Renee Abramovitz, former educator and creato...

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10 Fun Easter Egg Learning Games!

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The Music of Louisiana - A Special Activity for Mardi Gras!

Photo ©2003 EBRPD Public Affairs, Flickr Tomorrow is Mardi Gras and if you'...

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Free e-Book - All Children Can Be Great Listeners!

Photo Source: www.schoolsparks.com Renee of School Sparks has done it again...

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"What's Heaviest?" - Science Experiment

Photo Source: www.science-sparks.com We found this great science experiment...

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Gingerbread Reading Activities

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Health & Nutrition - Importance of Fruits and Vegetables

Photo Source: amazon.com Eric Carle's The Very Hungry Caterpillar provides ...

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If You Give A Cat A Cupcake - Literacy Games & Printing Practice

Children just love the "If You Give..." books written by Laura Numeroff. We ...

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Silly "Wheels On The Bus" Song & Activity

This activity from Deanna Jump at Mrs. Jump's Class is perfect for the beginn...

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Number & "Simon Says" Drawings

Photo Source: activitymom.blogspot.com While quite simple, this drawing act...

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Silly Sentences Listening Game

Photo Source: www.flickr.com/photos/ky_olsen Here's a great transition or e...

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Nursery Rhymes Listening Games

As you're winding down your unit on nursery rhymes/Mother Goose, consider th...

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Learning About Plants in Preschool

If you're interested in doing a spring botany or gardening unit {spring reall...

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Baby Farm Animal Match Up

Photo Source: momto2boys24.blogspot.com In keeping with the animal theme we...

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The Mitten by Jan Brett

Photo Source: janbrett.com What would winter be without warm, cozy mittens?...

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Halloween Literature Unit: The Magic Pumpkin

{Kimberly L. Short, lesson plan contributor to Educator's Reference Desk, has...

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Developing Your Students' Listening Skills

Teachers are constantly asking for attention, but have children been taught h...

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A Twist on the Matching Game

Now that Easter has come and gone, you're probably left with plenty of suppli...

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