Please click the image for the video preview What's up next for subscribers this December? Outer Space! Let's reach for the stars and head to the outer realms with space books, songs, games, and activities for ages three and up. The booklist will have both fiction and nonfiction so you can imagine and research. December… Continue reading December Theme Preview: Learning Activities For Ages Three and Up
Let's sing a silly song about Apples and Bananas! (Click the images for video links) If you want to visit the Bakery Shop after singing about apples and bananas, head here: Or listen to a silly story about doughnuts here: Or just relax and imagine your favorite foods with this guided imagery: Want fun learning… Continue reading New Song For Subscribers: A Silly Vowel Song!
One of the easiest rhyming songs that can be as long or short as you need it to be while using whatever words you want to rhyme! Click the image for the video This fingerplay song is just right for home learning, circle time in a classroom, during a transition, or on the go!
It's that beautiful time of year when the weather cools and the smell of apples fill the air here in Vermont...and kids head off to school! Starting kindergarten can be the most heart-wrenching transition for families as it marks an enormous period of growth; it may also mean longer days away from home, being in… Continue reading Welcome To School: Getting Kids Kindergarten Ready
Well, back-to-school time is officially here. When I was a full-time teacher, one of my favorite things to do before the school year started was to pick out the books I would read at story times for the first few weeks. I would choose each one so deliberately, make a written calendar of titles, and… Continue reading Back To Story Time: 25 Read Alouds For The Classroom