Prepositions: Vocabulary for Beginning Readers

Teaching Prepositions through Play

Prepositions can be a difficult concept for children to grasp: what they are and how they are used. While children learn the meaning of most words indirectly, through every day uses, about 300 words can be taught through direct instruction every year (Stahl & Fairbanks, 1986). This simple activity is a fun way to assess and teach prepositions.

Ice Painting with Sea Creatures

This Ice Painting with Sea Creatures activity could not be easier or more FUN! It only uses two ingredients & the kids have an absolute ball creating with a new medium! While ice painting is new to us, finger painting isn’t. In the past we have tried out things such as textured finger paints or … Read more

Rainbow Fish Paper Plate Craft

rainbow fish paper plate craft

This week both of the girls started swimming on their own! This is something we have been working on for years so to see them cannon ball into the deep end and swim without fear has been amazing! With their new found freedom in swimming, they have been all about fish- reading fish books, playing … Read more