Messy play can indeed be messy, which is why teachers often hesitate to incorporate it into their lesson plans, but there are a variety of reasons why you should embrace messy play in the classroom. One being that messy play is also sensory play.
Do you practice strengths-based coaching in your role as a director or administrator for your program? Focusing on a person's strengths instead of his or her weaknesses can boost teacher confidence, lead to decreased staff turnover, and much more!
The first day of school will be here before you know it. From getting everything organized to stocking up on school supplies, start preparing for students to return to class with the tips featured in this back-to-school guide for teachers!
The start of a new school year can be nerve wracking for children of any age. Learn how you can help reduce anxiety for preschoolers, kindergarteners, and elementary-age students on the first day of school with these helpful strategies.
Sunflowers are a symbol of summer. However, this bright, colorful flower is much more than a beautiful plant. Read our blog post for five fun facts about sunflowers, fun multisensory activities, and how to make DIY sunflower art.
Learn how to encourage collaborative play in the preschool classroom with this informative blog post. From collaborative art projects to playing music and role playing in small groups, there are a variety of ways to promote collaborative play.
Do you need a professional pick me up this summer? Check out our list of 10 delightful and inspiring tips for teachers to help get refreshed for the coming school year. Remember, everyone needs a little inspiration and laughter now and then!
Being a citizen doesn't automatically make you a good citizen, so how do you help your elementary students learn to be one? Read our blog post for a list of citizenship themes and five tips on how to promote good citizenship in your classroom.