There’s something totally mesmerising about a glitter sensory bottle! They make the perfect sensory play material for little learners of all ages and are great for taking time to cool down in the classroom. They are so easy to make with just a few simple materials, most of which you probably already have!
As a brand new teacher, I always felt a little awkward having parents in my classroom. Maybe it was just because I am an introvert, but something about chatting to parents made me really, really anxious!
Now that I’m a teacher-mum, I can really see why it’s so important to build positive relationships with the parents in your classroom! These parents love their little ones more than words can ever explain, so when it comes time for them to send their children off to school for the first time, I am certain that they are a big ball of nerves and just as nervous to meet you as you are them!
I often hear teachers talking about how they organise the rest of their class while they are doing guided reading with their students. In my classroom, we used the Daily 5 which worked beautifully! I’m going to write about how I introduced each part of the Daily 5 with my Preps so that you can see how it worked in my classroom.
Starting school can be a scary time for little 4 and 5 year olds as well as their parents! Today I would like to share some ideas to make the first week of school a little easier on everyone.
The end of the teaching year is always a busy time so staying organised is super important! Today I’d like to share a super easy tip to help you keep on top of everything so that the whole process is less stressful!