play-dough

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 […]

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 […]

Squeezy play-dough balloons – fiddle, squeeze and stretch

  Inspired by Somewhatsimple’s Wacky Sacks I made a few squeezy play-dough stress balloons for my class today. I have a few kids in my class that find it very difficult to sit and listen attentively. So I’m always looking for fiddle toys that I can use during carpet time. I’m a big fan of […]