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Free download: Superhero Coloring Pages – Wooosh!

Pow! Boom! Superhero themes in class are so much fun and great for activities to build confidence and self-esteem. For my next superhero themeĀ  in my pre-K classroom I created this small set of superhero coloring in pictures and you can download it here for free :). I hope your kids enjoy them! Use the […]

Making your own doll – mark-making for toddlers

Aren’t they cute! The yellow one looks like a Minion :D! Today I had lots of fun with my little ones making their own dolls. It was a mark-making activity with a fun twist and the kids enjoyed drawing on fabric! To start our project, we’ve listened to Miss Polly had a dolly, a very […]

Free download: CVC word worksheets – trace, blend, write

Here is a quick post! I’m working on a bigger set of CVC word activities but thought to post a few pages as freebie and – tadaaa – here they are: These ten worksheets cover CVC words with a/e/i/o/u vowels and can be used to practice blending letter sounds (phonics) and writing first CVC words. […]

Farewell gift for teachers and other important people

I’m devastated! My classroom colleague and good friend is resigning and leaving next week to emigrate to Scotland and start a new life there, and I’ll miss her too much. We have been such a great team in class – you know that kind of “I look at you and you know exactly what I […]

Fireworks in a Jar or Glass – Easy Holiday Activity for Preschoolers

Although we are not celebrating the 4th of July here, we had the chance to observe a beautiful firework today. Here. In our living room. Without any noise – even the cats stayed around and didn’t hide under the bed ;). A few simple ingredients and tadaaa – we had our very own fireworks in […]

Super soft purplicious play dough – Time for purple!

I love play dough! I guess I can call it my best classroom friend, because it is so versatile. I use it to practice letters, numbers, construction skills, to improve fine-motor skills and even to calm my kids down. It helps to re-focus, settle, calm …and boost creativity! My boys and girls in my preschool […]

Recess prepares for life, love and even schoolwork

What a difference! Last term we changed our recess time from 15 to 30 minutes and added extra free play time in class. It made such a difference in my class! Several studies discuss the impact of play and outdoor activities on brain development, social skills, learning and academic achievement and I cannot agree more […]

All numbers, line up! Freebie Number lines

There are two things that I absolutely love to use for my teaching resources: Laminating pouches and velcro. They turn ordinary worksheets into little games and everything looks just better when it gets laminated (I find it so difficult to wait for the laminated sheet to come out of the laminating machine …:S ). The […]

Activities with Alphabet Lacing Beads

Args! I did it again… Yesterday I went to the toy shop to buy a little gift for my friend’s daughter. Unfortunately (or fortunately?) I ended up buying a lot more stuff than I wanted to – I guess the guy in the shop could tell I’m a teacher… One of my newest treasures is […]

How to practice Sight Words? Play Mat Freebie!

This term I’m not working a lot on Sight Words because most of my preschool kids still have to practice their ABC and phonics. However, last term we practiced around 20 sight words and I know that next term Sight Words will be back again *yay*! I’m using Fry’s Sight Words (you can find them […]