Painter’s Tape Ideas #2

As a follow up to this post, here are a few more fun activities that one simple roll of painter's tape can help you do! 1. Magnetic...

Deep Breaths for Kids (And You, Too!)

These are high stress times. We could all use as many tools to help us calm down, find patience, and relax our minds and bodies. One of...

Book Spotlight -- Feelings Matter!!

As we get ready for Kindergarten, it is so important to learn that everyone has feelings, and that feelings matter. Children tend to shy...

Letter Hunt!

One day, as Rahm and I were strolling through Greenwood Cemetary, he began pointing out the letter “R” on various tombstones and signage....

A note on Child Directed Play

"One of the joys of parenthood is watching your children engage in an activity that they love—pretending to be their favorite superhero,...

Flower Power!

Flowers are one of my favorite items to set out for young children to explore. The inherent connection to nature combined with the varied...

Recommendation: Water Beads!

Sometimes, being a preschool teacher, I can take for granted small (but impactful!) things that are normal in my life but not in...

Run, run, run...literacy is FUN!!!

Literacy is FUN!!! Hello families!! My name is Mrs. Cesar and I am a pre-kindergarten teacher. I’ll be sharing some fun resources and...

10 Favorite Movement and Action Songs!

Music saves my day, almost every day. It is on in my house practically from wake up to bedtime, soundtracking our lives from high energy...

Googly eyed butterfly

Hello Crayon Power Families, I hope you've all had lovely Mother's day weekends and are ready to start the week. If you're ready for...