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Spring Lesson Plan for Preschoolers

March 12, 2010

Tweet Tweet Spring is a marvelous season. The birds are chirping, flowers are blooming, and the air is crisp with renewal and hope. Daycare providers can enhance their curriculum with story-time books and activities that celebrate the spring season. Spring Art Activity Eggshell Tulips* You will need: Eggshells, pipe cleaners, tempura paint, markers, and glue [...]

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Random Acts of Kindness Week: Free Reading and Resource List

February 15, 2010

Tweet Tweet Random Acts of Kindness Week is February 15-21.  Random Acts of Kindness week month is promoted by the Random Acts of Kindness Foundation in order to incorporate kindness into schools and communities. Recognize Random acts of Kindness week in your daycare center by reading age appropriate stories that focus on kindness, charity, courtesy, [...]

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Dental Health Month Reading and Resource List: Free Dental Health Worksheets

February 10, 2010

Tweet Tweet February is Children’s Dental health month which is sponsored by the American Dental Association in order to promote awareness of dental health. Recognize Children’s Dental Health Month in your daycare center by reading age appropriate stories that focus on dental health and implementing related activities. Consider the following reading lists and resources for [...]

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Valentine’s Day Preschool Reading and Resource List: Free Valentine’s Day Activity Printables

January 27, 2010

Tweet Tweet Valentine’s Day or Saint Valentine’s Day, which is celebrated on February 14, is the traditional day on which people express their love for each other through Valentine’s cards, gifts and other acts of thoughtfulness. Celebrate Valentine’s Day in your daycare center by reading age appropriate stories that focus on the symbols of Valentine’s [...]

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Winter Preschool Reading and Resource List: Free Winter Printables

December 7, 2009

Tweet Tweet Winter is the season which begins with the winter solstice, which is around December 21 in the Northern Hemisphere, and ends with the spring equinox which is around March 21 in the Northern Hemisphere. Teach young children about winter through winter themed lesson plans and activities. Consider the following reading lists and resources [...]

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Thanksgiving Preschool Reading and Resource List: Free Thanksgiving Printables

October 16, 2009

Tweet Tweet Thanksgiving is celebrated in the United States on the fourth Thursday of November to commemorate a feast in 1621 that the Pilgrims shared with Native Americans. Thanksgiving is also celebrated in Canada on the second Monday in October in order to give thanks for a bountiful harvest. Celebrate Thanksgiving in your daycare center [...]

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Autumn Preschool Reading and Resource List

October 13, 2009

Tweet Tweet Through storytelling and activities, celebrate and teach young children in your daycare center about  the season autumn (or fall).  This resource list will provide you with a fall themed reading list and free autumn themed  printable worksheets and activities for young children in child daycare centers. Reading List Autumn Board Books and Picture [...]

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How to Build a Daycare Library: Classic Books for Children

October 9, 2009

Tweet Tweet Inspire children’s love of reading by providing a well rounded library of fascination, age appropriate books in your daycare center. Classic books make a great foundation for lifelong reading.  This article will focus on helping licensed daycare providers set up a daycare library for preschool aged children. Children’s books are usually categorized by [...]

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Halloween Theme Preschool Lesson Plan

October 5, 2009

Tweet Tweet When teaching  young, preschool aged children about Halloween, keep lesson plans simple.  It is not necessary to discuss the historical background of Halloween at this time. Instead, young children in daycare centers can celebrate Halloween by having costume parties and playing special games like bobbing for apples.  Halloween can be fun and educational [...]

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Develop The Love Of Reading In Children

June 1, 2009

Tweet Tweet As a parent, you would always want to ensure that your child develops in the right stages. One of these developments include reading and language skills. Most parents would be proud if their children learned to read and speak earlier than most children but there is really no right age that a child [...]

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