A set of name matching cards is a great tool to help kids become familiar with each other, and you can also use them for many sorting and letter activities. You can make your own set of name matching cards for name activities in your home or classroom using the two templates below.
All the preschool teachers that I know are masters of collecting and re-using stuff. Are you guilty of saving every toilet paper roll, paper towel roll, plastic container, bubble wrap sheet, and bottle cap that you see? You can use some of that “stuff” to create name puzzles and name activities for your home or classroom.
I was a picky eater when I was a kid. I frequently played around with my food instead of eating, and I frequently got in trouble for doing it. Well, now I know that playing with food isn’t always a bad thing. Snack time, in particular, can be a great time to work on some early learning concepts. Here are several ideas for snack time learning.
I had a bad experience with conversation hearts when I was a kid. After eating some of the classic Valentine’s Day confection, I happened to suffer from a stomach bug. So, for years I associated the little candies with being sick to my stomach. Years (okay….many years) later, I can finally eat them again. Not only do I like to eat them, but I