As a preschool teacher, I count A LOT. I use counting as my way to get my student’s attention so that we can transition into new activities. I like to count backwards from 5. When my students hear me counting, I expect them to stop what they are doing, look at me, and listen. They … More 5..4..3..2..1
Mother Goose Time gives a suggested daily schedule for your preschool day. My preschool is half day and I use a variation of their half-day schedule (which can be found here.) I do not use this exact schedule. I have adopted it to meet the needs of me and my students. Meet and Greet (10 … More A Typical Day at Alphabet Bears
Learning is a process of inquiry and investigation. I have loved using the Mother Goose Time curriculum for that reason. Their activities are laid out in three sections that include questions and exploration. The sections are: Discuss, Explore, and Play. DISCUSS In this section, there is always a question to ask the students that gets … More Hexagon Egg Hunt
I am very excited for the new year. Each month, Mother Goose Time sends a celebration kit in their curriculum box. January’s celebration kit is a “Celebration of Peace.” Mother Goose Time gives a suggested order of activities and the amount of time to spend on each activity. I find this helpful because it frees up … More Happy New Year!
Each month, Mother Goose Time sends a color ribbon wand in the kit. January’s focus color is orange. The wands are fun for the kids to wave around. It gets them using their gross motor skills as we play the color game. They must find something around the room that is the same color as … More Color Ribbon Wand