Preschool Assessment Forms

Math Assessment

At the beginning of the year, it's a great idea to do a preschool assessment. This helps you understand what your child already knows and what you need to work on. Today I'll be sharing my preschool assessment forms. Through my research and background, these are the skills I feel are necessary to work on during the preschool years. The first part of the assessment is on alphabet recognition and letter sounds. I also have questions about reading readiness and writing. The next … [Read more...]

Everything Early Childhood {Week 16}

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Thanks for stopping by today! Today is is week 16 of the Early Childhood Link Up! Bloggers, come link up your latest posts! These are some of the BEST ideas for early childhood and I love reading them and sharing them! What is Everything Early Childhood? Each Wednesday, I'm asking kid bloggers to link up early childhood learning and play ideas here. I will feature the most-clicked posts as well as ones that were my favorite. Before linking up, here are a few guidelines: only link up … [Read more...]

Back to School Songs for Preschoolers

Back to School Songs

Hooray for back to school time! There's something fun about the beginning of the school year. Although summer is so wonderful, starting the school year with a fresh start is great. One way to start out the school year is to sing fun songs! Preschoolers love music, and today I'm sharing 10 Back to School Songs. These are awesome to use in a classroom setting, but can also be used at homeschool co-ops! I'll share the songs and then I'll share the PDFs for you to download and use in your … [Read more...]

Pencil Sensory Bottle

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It's time to share my sensory bottle of the month! This month I'm going with the theme "Back to School". I decided to make a sensory bottle look like a pencil! It was a fun little experiment. :) Our pencil sensory bottle is fun and definitely looks homemade, but that's ok! It's an opportunity for my little ones to engage their sense of sight and touch and it doesn't need to look perfect. It would be fun to have in a classroom or homeschool. My little guy enjoyed looking at … [Read more...]

Friday Favorites – Very Hungry Caterpillar Party

Hungry Caterpillar Party

Wahoo for Friday! I love Fridays...they just makes me so happy! This is our last weekend before school starts up, so we're going to make the most of it! This past week was busy!! My favorite part was celebrating our middle son's 4th birthday! He had been counting the days to his birthday for months so when the day finally arrived, he was over-the-moon excited! He was SO sweet and appreciated every single gift he got. I love his grateful heart! We had a Very Hungry Caterpillar themed … [Read more...]

Weekly Preschool Planner {Free Printable}

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The key to a successful home preschool year is to plan. I am the type that loves to write out my lesson plans on paper. It helps me organize my ideas and keeps me focused on what needs to be taught. Today I'm excited to share with you my new weekly preschool planner that I'll be using with my 4 year old preschooler this school year! I like to plan out my week on Sunday and gather all the materials I need for my lessons that week. Here's a look at what the sheet looks like. Here's a little … [Read more...]

Everything Early Childhood {Week 15}

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Happy Hump Day! :) It is week 15 of the Early Childhood Link Up! I loved reading through your posts last week and can't wait to see what new ideas you have today! Thank you for linking up! What is Everything Early Childhood? Each Wednesday, I'm asking kid bloggers to link up early childhood learning and play ideas here. I will feature the most-clicked posts as well as ones that were my favorite. Before linking up, here are a few guidelines: only link up activities for early childhood … [Read more...]

First Day of School Questionnaires

1st day Questionnaires

I love to do questionnaires with my children on the first day of school. It's fun to see how they change over the years! My preschool questionnaire that I created a couple years ago has been very popular, and I've had some requests to make the questionnaire for older grades. So today I'm sharing printable questionnaires for grades preschool through 5th grade! I hope these will make the beginning of the school year fun for you and your child! It's also fun to do the questionnaire at the … [Read more...]

7 Reasons Why Preschoolers Are Awesome

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I think preschoolers are awesome! They are so darn funny and they also are so excited to learn! I was a 4th grade teacher prior to staying home with my kiddos. If I were to go back to teaching now, I would choose to teach preschool! It's such a fun age and there are so many neat activities to do with them. Here are my 7 reasons why I think preschoolers are awesome. 1. Constantly Curious Preschool is an amazing time of learning and discovery. Did you know that a child's brain develops most … [Read more...]

Friday Favorites – 2 Birthday Boys!

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It's been a while since I've done a Friday Favorites post! I love recapping what we've been up to and I hope you like reading about it! :) Lincoln turned 1 last week. That was the fastest year ever! I love being Lincoln's mom. He brings us so much joy! Here's my favorite little 1 year old "eating" a birthday cupcake! Well, he really enjoyed playing with it. Wesley turns 4 on Tuesday! He has been counting down the days for many, many weeks. Birthdays are a big deal when you turn 4! … [Read more...]