• School Supply List

    Back to School Wish List

    I know, I know, we’ve hit that point in the summer where we’re closer to the start of school than we are to the end of the school year… I’m not sure how I feel about that. I’ve already bought my daughter’s school supplies, she doesn’t start until September but if I wait until then to look for school supplies, all I’ll find is Christmas decorations. One thing that I love to do is buy a few extra items to throw in for her classroom. At this point in the year things are so much cheaper, so an extra box of crayons or tissues doesn’t add to much to my…

  • Preschool Bird Activities

    Bird Activities for Preschool

    Studying birds is always a hit with preschoolers – these are animals that can FLY, who wouldn’t want to know more?! Birds are animals that children may not interact with directly, but they still play a role in their daily lives, no matter where your students live. This makes them perfect for exploration AND you can easily personalize the learning by choosing birds that are native to your area. Here are some of the preschool bird activities that I love to do in (or outside) the classroom. Bird watching is a must! Make some binoculars out of cardboard tubes and head outside. You can identify common birds, count the numbers…

  • Preschool Bird Books

    Bird Books for Preschool

    There are so many books available about birds. This is definitely one of those topics where it can be hard to narrow down the most helpful and relevant titles. Some of the non-fiction books that are supposed to be for children can also be really difficult and dry. So how do you know which ones are worth reading? I’m happy to share the ones that we’ve loved! All links are affiliates. National Geographic Kids Bird Guide of North America, Second Edition – Jonathan Alderfer Backpack Explorer: Bird Watch: What Will You Find? – Storey Publishing Feathers for Lunch – Lois Ehlert Bird Builds a Nest: A First Science Storybook –…

  • 4th of July Preschool

    4th of July Printables for Preschool

    The 4th of July is one of those holidays that has a way of sneaking up – summer just flies by so fast! Quick activities that you can print and use immediately are a lifesaver. Here are all of the patriotic activities available in my TPT store to make the holiday a little easier.

  • 4th of July preschool

    Preschool 4th of July Activities

    The 4th of July has always been my favorite holiday – it’s that mix of sweet summer, patriotism, long days, and knowing that my birthday is right around the corner! Even when I’ve had to work the week of the holiday I’ve made sure to live it up in the classroom, determined to make sure that my students enjoy this day as much as I do. Here are all of the posts that I’ve shared over the years with 4th of July activities for some inspiration for your own celebrations. All Things 4th of July Children’s Books for the 4th of July 4th of July Bingo 4th of July Fruit…