Category Archives: tips

Yet another sensory bottle. This one is yellow.

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Still another sensory bottle post.

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On the importance of Thigh Slapping, and other messages from the Ooey Gooey Lady.

Lisa Murphy, aka the Ooey Gooey lady, ¬†Early Childhood teacher trainer with a real gift–comedian-funny, and marries theory and practice in a way that’s on-the-ground useful. For instance, how to buy yourself 30 seconds to think at circle time:   … Continue reading

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Rainbow Collage

First, a word on STUFF. If you work in early childhood education, especially if you love art like I do, you start to see everything as a great potential project.  Nothing needs to be wasted, those scraps of yarn or … Continue reading

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Toddler activities on pinterest

A few posts are in process, but here are some of my favorite baby/toddler pinterest boards. http://pinterest.com/jodieclarke/fun-for-the-younger-crowd/ http://pinterest.com/rainydaymum/baby-toddler-play-ideas/ http://pinterest.com/sheryljcooper/pins/ I also like the board for teaching strategies, which goes up to pre-k and publishes the curriculum we use at work: … Continue reading

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Doll Detangler

I’ve seen this trick on Pinterest–posts claiming that you can untangle doll hair with fabric softener. Just mix fabric softener with water, spray it in, and comb it right through. It made sense, but it seemed a little too easy. … Continue reading

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