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Melanie Beattie

Name Kits for Kindergarten and Preschool Name Practice | Fun-A-Day!

Use name kits to help teach young children their name. They are a simple and easy tool to use with the kids as part of their name practice.


Color by Number 123 numbers Activity Squares Free Preschool coloring sheets

color by number preschool coloring sheets ,Free 123 numbers Activity Squares

Summer Centers for Preschool | Kinder Garten Rocks Resources

Are you looking for fun hands on Centers for Summer? Then you will love Summer Centers for Preschool.activities will help children build number sense.

Quiet Time Boxes

Has your little one stopped taking naps? If so, quiet time boxes are solution for keeping your child busy and quiet during rest time.

Find Your Name; A Simple Breakfast Invitation

Winner Winner Chicken Dinner! I’ve got your Breakfast Invitation secret weapon. Kids love seeing their name. Like, loooooooooove seeing their name. And so do we. We use our names to mark our success at workouts, sign off on an email, and to simply identify which Starbucks frappacchino is ours. We find it especially funny when it gets written incorrectly. Names are a beautiful representation of who we are. Let’s use names to help our children grasp a marker, identify letters, and hold their…

Calm Down Corner

For classrooms, principal's office, school counselor's office.... Anywhere that a child might need a safe place to cool off for a minute. I've provided printables with 4 actions to help the student calm down. Print, laminate, and hang up in your "cool off corner" or "self-soothe station!" You have bot...

Meal Ideas and Recipes For Babies & Toddlers! Free Meal Plan Printable Included.

Each child develops so uniquely and just because they are late at hitting a milestone doesn’t necessarily means it is a cause of alarm. As a new mom I had too many questions related to my son hitting his milestones, but I have realized in this 1 year, that we need to be patient and…

What is a meltdown?

We just had our dinner and decided to head to the ATM machine to draw out cash. My son spoke out and said that he wanted to help me to insert the ATM card and take out the cash. There was a long qu…

Kindergarten Goal Chart - FREEBIE — Keeping My Kiddo Busy

Happy New Year! A new year means new goals, and my new incentive kit has gotten my students SO excited about mastering the kindergarten standards.

How to Make the Ultimate Calming Corner - Self-Regulation

How to make a calming corner that supports self-regulation and use it effectively, including what to do when your child refuses to use the calming corner.

$15 | PlayRoom Printable Wall Art | Set of 8! | Etsy | Wild Honey Collections

Fun Set of 8 PlayRoom Printable Wall Art! Primary & Secondary Colors INSTANTLY DOWNLOAD & PRINT! 1. You Are My Sunshine 2. Alphabet 3. Play Create Learn 4. Let Them Be Little 5. Excuse Our Mess - Making Memories 6. PlayRoom Rules 7. Numbers 8. Twinkle Twinkle Little Star You get all 8 designs in high-resolution JPG files, ready to download and print! Sizes will include 5x7 inch, 8x10 inch and 11x14 inch (you get all designs in these 3 sizes!). If you want different sizes or prefer PDF…

Time-In ToolKits

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION What if "Stop crying" turned into "I'm listening" for an entire generation? The Time-In ToolKit is a guided resource that nurtures social and emotional skills in children and adults alike via play and positive discipline. Children can be taught social and emotional skills in much the same way as they learn to read and write, through positive reinforcement and modeling, but most adults need tools and guidance to accomplish this. One Time-In ToolKit is all you need per…

Our Favorite Fine Motor Activities of 2014 - No Time For Flash Cards

These are the best fine motor activities, kids will love them and have fun while they develop their fine motor skills.

Cheap & Easy Work Task Boxes for Special Education

Hopefully this blog post is finding you on summer break - or near the end of your year! I have been working on some new work tasks for my ...

Learning Letters with a 3-Year-Old

Learning letters is one of the basics of early education, and incorporating letters into playful activities is a great way to start kids on the road to learning their letters without a lot of press…

Awesome Alphabet Activities for Preschoolers

Alphabet games, ABC sensory bins and moving with letters! Let us help keep letter learning fun with this awesome list of letter activities for preschool!