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Festive Jingle Bell Bracelets

Photo Source: My Montessori Journey Sometimes it's the simplest crafts and ...

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American Indians Heritage Series: The Tlingits

Photo © 2008 David Baron | more info (via: Wylio) {It’s hard to imagi...

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The Inuit Way of Life

Photo © 1906 University of Washington Libraries Digital Collections | m...

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Off Balance: Music & Dizziness

Photo Source: Christopher Urstitti It's no secret that when we get spun aro...

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Careers: Pilots

Photo Source: JCVStock November is national aviation month and what better ...

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Bats in the Classroom!

Your preschoolers are sure to go "batty" over these fun Halloween activities ...

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Turn Your Classroom Into A Construction Zone!

Photo Source: Igor Zhorov Construction vehicles, tools, and sites are fasci...

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Community Helpers: Police Officers

Police officers help to keep our communities orderly and safe. Here are some ...

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Community Helpers: Firefighters

Photo Source: www.flickr.com/photos/andrewbain Taking the time to introduce...

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Great Math Game That Strengthens Counting Skills & Provide Exercise!

Chrissie, homeschooling mom and creator of the blog Flipflops and Applesauce,...

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Music & Art: A Wonderful Combination!

Catherine of the blog Nettle's Notes provides a fun activity that mixes music...

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Literature As Lesson Planning Inspiration

Even seasoned teachers need lesson planning inspiration every now and then. I...

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Marionettes For The Classroom

Looking for a way to spice up your classroom toy cabinet? Here are some great...

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Learning About Coins in the Elementary Classroom

Teaching children about money (e.g. the different denominations, the value of...

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Depicting the Movement of Music

This art project, provided by Holly of Lines, Dots and Doodles, provides a gr...

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Silly Rooster Hats for Preschool

Since your students are already feeling a bit silly (silly with pure joy that...

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Techniques for Presenting Songs and Fingerplays to Younger Students

While most teachers enjoy having music in the classroom, it can be a daunting...

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It's Raining in Preschool Craft

While it does interrupt outside play time, rain can be a fascinating experien...

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Exploring the World from Your Classroom

Whether on safari or in the classroom, Jolanthe of Homeschool Creations provi...

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Colorful Rattlesnake Project

Snakes are fascinating creatures and if you're in to gardening, nature walks,...

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Teaching Young Children About Weather

Some of your preschoolers may not understand that rain is important for the E...

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Make Music with Drinking Straws

Easy enough for preschoolers to accomplish unassisted, this craft will provid...

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Music & Math: A Winsome Combination

Matt, kindergarten teacher and creator of Look At My Happy Rainbow, has it ri...

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Songs for Preschool

Coming out with her first CD in early April, Deborah Stewart has created some...

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Comprehensive Spring Lesson For Toddlers

Putting together a comprehensive lesson plan for your toddlers can sometimes ...

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Spirit-Filled St. Patrick’s Day

If you’re looking for new ways to celebrate this whimsical holiday, Activity ...

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Learning The Days Of The Week Through Song

The process of singing promotes use of both the left and right brain. As a ch...

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Music in the Classroom

Many educators have advocated the use of music in the classroom for child dev...

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Classroom Parade

It is certainly difficult to continually come up with inspired activities for...

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Snow Dance

Singing and dancing are classic activities that are a hit in the classroom. L...

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