Anything you can teach in an indoor classroom can be taught outdoors, often in ways that are more enjoyable for children. Anything we can do to make learning more [...] The toys or tools you set outside impacts the way kids will play!
Overall what you teach at the preschool level will be quite limited. You can usually cover topics such as body parts, colors, numbers, weather, emotions, appearance, and routines. You will have to introduce new vocabulary slowly and do lots of practice activities each day. Every lesson should be focused on speaking, listening, and having fun.
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Many parents do not even realize they are teaching children numbers, quantities and counting through various daily activities. According to the Parenting Science, beginning math concepts start as young as 14 months of age, when a child knows if a container holds one, two or three objects.
Preschoolers need guidance to help them interpret their own feelings and emotions and to interact appropriately with others. When you help children learn how to communicate their feelings and emotions effectively, you give them the social and emotional tools they need to deflate tense situations and to understand themselves better.
“If you have chosen to do this job — thank you. The world needs people like you in order to keep going.” What’s the verdict? If you found yourself nodding along while reading because you saw yourself in these traits, that’s great! You may enjoy teaching preschool. If only some of the traits resonated, don’t worry.
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Pre-kindergarten classrooms are bright, welcoming, warm, and never dull! Whether you’re welcoming your first batch of 4-year-olds or are a seasoned veteran, here are 50 ideas, tricks, and tips for pre-K teachers from the WeAreTeachers Helpline and around the web to make your classroom shine.
Bevin Kateri Reinen, a teacher and writer from Virginia Beach, is the Editor of this website. She is the Virginia Beach City Public Schools City-Wide Teacher of the Year and Virginia Region II Teacher of the Year for 2015, and has earned National Board Certification as an Early Childhood Generalist.