Holiday Gingerbread Syllable Sort

Home centers are getting kicked out of more and more classrooms. As a result, many kids are being depleted of valuable play time in the classroom.  When I was teaching, I loved creating station activities for the home center in our classroom.  And learners enjoyed spending time playing while they learned.  This gingerbread syllable sorting center […]

Dramatic Play Pumpkin Pie Recipe

Do you use a home center in your classroom or homeschool?  Creating a space for learners to mimic cooking and other household chores has so many benefits from preschool to first grade (yes – still in first grade). Providing your little learners with home center activities that promote social, cognitive, language and physical development is essential to […]

Zoo Small World Play

Providing children with an imaginative play doesn’t have to be a challenge or time consuming. Involving children in the creation builds more learning opportunities and makes the play afterwards more meaningful. Grayson and I worked together to create a zoo small world.  He loved playing with the garbage truck small world earlier this month. So, when I told […]

Garbage Truck Small World Play

Little man LOVES garbage trucks and he has since he was 2 years old.  So, when it comes to creating engaging learning experiences for him at home…involving a garbage truck is the way to go. As we hibernate this summer to avoid the over 100 degree Texas heat, I set up this Garbage Truck Small World […]