Category: Social Emotional Development

Social emotional development activities for preschool, pre-k, and kindergarten.

Scarecrow Craft and Circle Time Activity

Every fall I like to do a theme on scarecrows. There are so many great books, songs, poems and art projects that can be utilized. My students especially enjoy making paper plate scarecrows and shape crows. They glue them onto…

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Free Printable Father’s Day Questionnaire

Looking for a little something extra to go along with your students’ Father’s Day gifts? Download this fun and free printable Father’s Day questionnaire. Your children’s answers will be sure to put a smile on their dads’ faces. Older learners…

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Garden Felt Board Activity

Children love to use the flannel board, and I give them that opportunity as often as I can. This table top board is perfect for a small group. I like to gather two or three children and have them work…

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Family Friday 2017

Today is the last day of (NAEYC’s Week of the Young Child™, and it’s Family Friday! We are busy drawing family portraits, while discussing the wonderful people closest to us and our experiences with them. What a fun, meaningful week…

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Work Together Wednesday 2017

I am happy to report that Work Together Wednesday (NAEYC’s Week of the Young Child™) was a success in my classroom. For me, as a teacher, watching children achieve the different levels of play, is one of the most rewarding….

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Yummy Rice Cake Pig Snack

It’s Tasty Tuesday of NAEYC’s Week of the Young Child™, and to honor this fun day and to go along with our farm theme, we are going to be making rice cake pigs. Snack time for preschoolers is much more…

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Charlie Rooster Shape Craft

This Charlie Rooster shape craft is a fabulous extension to the story Friends written and illustrated by Helme Heine. Together, these activities teach pro-social behavior, shape knowledge, and color recognition. As children grow, they become increasingly interested in establishing friendships….

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The Colored Hens Circle Time Activity

One of my favorite children’s books is The Little Red Hen. I read it every year to my class. I often pair the story with this interactive circle time activity, which is designed to improve listening skills, and teach colors….

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