Top 50 Early Childhood Education Blogs
Participating in a community of bloggers who share a passion for educating kids is its own reward for the writers of our Top 50 Early Childhood Education Blogs. Carving out time to blog in days packed with activity is part of the balancing act for busy teachers and at-home educators who eagerly share tried-and-true ideas tested in the trenches teaching early learners.
Activity boxes that form the foundation for engaging lessons are just one of the bright ideas shared by early childhood education professional Deborah J. Stewart on Teach Preschool, a blog that offers a bonanza of DIY projects utilizing ink stamps, tin foil and play-dough, each accompanied by photos that illustrate the creative process.
On Urban Preschool, Jolayne offers the unique perspective of a teacher of predominantly French-speaking students in a school owned by a clothing maker; the quest for kids’ music with universal appeal, Earth-friendly learning toys and artistic inspiration from ordinary objects are just a sample of what motivates this creative blogger.
Learning and Teaching with Preschoolers
On Learning And Teaching With Preschoolers, kids’ book author/illustrator and early childhood educator Tami shares Dollar Store treasures, multicultural classroom celebrations, story-telling aprons that capture the attention of ELL students, and the unique challenge of blogging as a dyslexic.
Preschool Daze by non-profit preschool teacher and director, Kristin Neufeld Epp, gives a glimpse of the day-to-day early learning experience in delightful photos and posts titled alphabet style, as in F is for field trips ranging from donut shop to firestation, and P is for pirate adventures complete with treasure map and edible booty.
A veteran teacher making the transition from private to public school, Karen Cox devotes PreKinders to sharing teacher resources; this lifelong polka-dot fan offers tips on teaching with goldfish crackers and candy hearts, ideas for a multitude of magnet activities and instructions for setting up a play dough bakery.
Elaine Engerdahl shares ideas and resources from over 30 years of teaching young readers on the Kinderplans blog. Her blog features lesson plans and activities for the kindergarten and pre-kindergarten classroom including games, crafts, and worksheets.
Fairy Dust Teaching
Recognizing the importance of sensory activities for kindergarten play and learning, Oklahoma teacher Sally Haughey has populated her site, Fairy Dust Teaching, with a plethora of play dough recipes: a Sparkling Galaxy version fit for a space unit, gingerbread dough ideal for aromatherapy, a chocolate look-alike intended for Valentine’s Day, and dirt-like dough to inspire little gardeners who like to think they’re getting their hands dirty. Moreover, the Fairy Dust Teaching offers e-workshops, e-courses and an art book she’s authored to inspire other early childhood educators.
Peace, Love & Learning
Kindergarten teacher Donna shares on her blog, Peace, Love & Learning, a balanced mix of well-designed freebies, newfangled techniques that she’s gleaned from others in the field, and personal and professional happenings. Cameo appearances by her beloved classroom fish named Piggie and Gerald can be found interspersed between posts devoted to ‘Marshmallow Toes’ mini units and ‘Self-Control Bubbles.’
Just Love Teaching
Angela Wageman is the scribe for Just Love Teaching, a forum in which the Washington State kindergarten teacher and mother of 4 shares heartwarming ‘smiles’ – anecdotal tidbits sure to remind even the most fatigued teachers why they chose to go into the profession. Reading, math and science activities also appear prominently on the site, as do Angela’s vibrant, apron creations, which are designed exclusively for teachers.
When student behavior becomes uncharacteristically unruly, Miss Kindergarten knows it’s time to bring out the ‘Behavior Bingo’ from her behavior management toolbox. This Californian, whose boyfriend also teaches at the same school, finds it difficult to escape a perpetual discussion of school happenings. Yet, she broadens the discussion to include fresh ideas for classroom bulletin boards that inspire happiness and DIY (do it yourself) craft projects.
In the world of Kinder Kraziness, 10-year teaching veteran, Laura Starnes, produces posts brimming with giveaway details as well as ‘Someone New Sunday’ interviews where she introduces readers to teachers who’ve recently launched their sites into the blogosphere. She also shares ideas from Pinterest on ‘What I’m Pinning Wednesday’, which is another way she helps to give exposure to other blogs.
Kindergarten Lifestyle by Jeannie writes is a great resource for kindergarten teachers who are interested in effective teaching techniques and ideas for class activities. Jeannie shares information on great deals for teaching materials, why a word wall is essential, and perspectives from teachers from across the teaching community who contribute their tips and ideas.
Mrs Wills Kindergarten
Mrs Wills Kindergarten is a blog by Missouri teacher Deedee Wills, who describes feeling like a goat-herder in the first week of the new school year, shares freebies galore and ideas for math and literacy stations, and goes old-school with an overhead projector for a creative handwriting lesson.
Chalk Talk is filled with favorite reads, blogs and giveaways of Texas teacher turned K-1 strategist Mrs. Larremore, who shares ideas for learning with LEGOs, book activities that extend storytime lessons, a parade of alphabet celebrities, and a description of setting up the class pet’s habitat.
A Place Called Kindergarten
Veteran teacher Jonelle Bell borrows a book title from Jessica Harper for the award-winning blog, A Place Called Kindergarten; Starbucks and Diet Cokes head the list of essential teacher supplies for this self-confessed label lover who shares ideas for turning kids into non-fiction writers and keeps a jar of Smarties for smarties on her desk.
Fran Kramer’s Kindergarten Crayons is a treasure trove of ideas for fellow teachers, with tips for student badges that are chew-proof, a bevy of sight word activities, and a five-fingered rubric for writing rules; creating the ideal homework folder is an ongoing quest for this 25-year kindergarten veteran and district trainer.
Creating classroom materials is a passion for teacher, presenter and Kinderglynn blogger Donna Glynn, who eagerly prepares her classroom for a pirate-packed year, finds time to blog after 12-hour days, and includes Aussie versions of her cute and clever classroom themes for down-under pals.
Mrs. Blakely’s Kindergarten Tales is a classroom blog that provides parents with a glimpse into a room of kids busily training with hula-hoops for Kinder-Olympics, reenacting nursery rhymes, creating books using the Storybird website and learning math skills during Tub Time.
Lil’ Country Kindergarten
Marlana gets a back-to-school makeover after sporting a casual look all summer, discovers her new class can “out-talk an auctioneer,“ and considers Highlights freebies a highlight of the week; on her blog Lil’ Country Kindergarten, the rural teacher also contemplates the confidentiality of kids on classroom blogs and reveals that she is phobic about public speaking yet fearless in front of kids.
Little Miss Kindergarten
Bottle-cap stamps and a trash can converted into a teaching tool exemplify the creative projects that abound on Little Miss Kindergarten, along with integrated writing inspiration, ideas for using a document camera in the classroom and the perspective of a career with plenty of spillover into the life of teacher-blogger Mrs. Coe.
Kreative in Kinder
The pursuit of a Master’s in Educational Technology inspired the creation of Kreative in Kinder, where Texas teacher and adoptive mom Crystal shares ideas for organizing learning centers and shows off a lively nature-walk mural, a tree consisting of environmental print and a kid-created constitution.
Live Love Laugh
Live Love Laugh, Everyday in Kindergarten is inspired by the notion of blogging as a way to keep the classroom fresh, even after 15 years in the teaching trenches; blogger Tammy offers encouraging advice for newbies, ideas for implementing Scott Foresman Reading Street and original classroom activities like a “Real or Batty” word game along with other seasonal fun.
The Alphabet Garden
Returning to the classroom after time off raising a family, Mrs. Hicks posts about surviving the first year back in the trenches, realizing the importance of procedure and practice, and toiling to create keepsake student scrapbooks in this classroom kindergarten blog titled The Alphabet Garden.
K is for Kindergarten
Alphabet post headings carry out the theme of K is for Kindergarten by teacher Lisa, who reflects on the metamorphosis of kids and caterpillars in the classroom, witnesses a breakthrough by a student that is a year in the making, and is chosen as the featured subject of a student author’s book.
Literacy and Laughter
A priceless scrapbook for parents and an inspiring resource for teachers, Literacy and Laughter by kindergarten teacher Mrs. Rider is filled with Fab Finds, tech tools for teachers and photos that capture memories and milestones in a classroom where budding writers and artists enjoy plenty of opportunities for expression.
Teach. Train. Love.
Bevin Reinen is a first grade teacher and published author from Virginia Beach who shares tips and ideas for early childhood educators. From tips for reluctant readers to ideas for overcoming the mid-year blues, the content at Teach. Train. Love. will spark ideas for the classroom.
Doodle Bugs blogger Kacey is a former elementary-school librarian, first-grade teacher, and personalized stationery entrepreneur who fills her site with free calendar sets with eye-catching graphics and inspirational glimpses of her classroom bulletin boards, student name tags, money posters and story element cards.
Swamp Frog First Graders
Swamp Frog First Graders brims with ideas for creating, incorporating and organizing a gargantuan supply of classroom games. Blogger and Tennessee teacher Heidi Samuelson also includes gift certificate giveaways, ideas for making ‘magical’ high frequency word cards, and math and literacy activities inspired from books like Ten Flashing Fireflies and Mouse Shapes.
LaSota’s Little Learners
When first-grade teacher Danielle LaSota noticed that her students were using the bathroom for playtime, she had a solution: hold a class discussion about what it means to cry wolf. Her students’ response to that class discussion? Write a class book titled, ‘The Boy Who Cried Bathroom.’ Outside of the classroom, the six-year teaching veteran and author of LaSota’s Littler Learners is a parent to three dogs and a chocolate fan who posts on topics ranging from how to handle disagreements that arise between students to how to address common Parent-Teacher Conference questions.
Teaching in High Heels
On Teaching in High Heels, Gladys, a mother of four who is married to her high school sweetheart, produces posts brimming with giveaways and guest bloggers. The Texas first-grade teacher regularly offers readers the chance to take away units that she’s created – for free – just by being the first two readers to leave comments on her site. Unit titles from her creative arsenal include Seuss-Tastic Literacy Centers, Lucky Leprechauns Dolch Phrases, and Love is in the Air! literacy activities designed with Valentine’s Day in mind.
First Grade Factory
The author behind First Grade Factory is Alicia Lochridge, a first-grade teacher and Distinguished Educator award-winner born and raised in Las Vegas. On her blog, Alicia shares a wealth of free, downloadable resources that range from behavior reporting tools, to classroom helper charts and writing pointers that Alicia has compiled herself. Alicia, who fills numerous leadership roles within her school, also shares classroom projects such as Velcro nametags that make seating arrangement changes a breeze, and colorful, do-it-yourself magic wands tailor-made for the classroom Smart Board.
Fun in 1st Grade
While perusing education blogs one summer, shopping and Starbucks devotee Dana Lester first happened upon the concept of Whole Brain Teaching. The philosophy so intrigued the Tennessee teacher that she decided to implement it into her own classroom, along with the Daily 5. On Fun in 1st Grade, readers will find posts detailing these journeys. The mother of two girls, who aspires to become a school librarian someday, also fills her site with a New Teacher Blog Tuesday feature and images of her classroom’s bulletin boards and activity areas.
Erica Bohrer’s First Grade
As a Scholastic author and an exercise aficionado, first grade inclusion teacher Erica Bohrer is a modern-day Renaissance woman. At home, she cares for two photogenic pups and two cats, while at school, she tends to her classroom guinea pigs. Erica even designs an extensive line of polka dot-adorned classroom labels and signs. On her eponymous blog, Erica, a New Yorker, shares her words of wisdom for such topics as designing a stylish, well-read blog and dealing with the loss of a cherished classroom pet.
Teach it with Class
When North Carolina is having snowless winter days and students are in need of vocabulary help, 1st grade teacher Randi has a remedy: allow her little ones to attack her with unfamiliar words they’ve scribbled on crumpled paper. Once the ‘snowball fight’ has ended, she invites them to share and define the words. This Teach it with Class author also formulates posts about shopping for felt fabric bottoms for the legs of her classroom chairs, and project ideas guaranteed to make Teacher Appreciation Days special.
Grade ONEderful, by mother, runner, and British Columbia resident Barbara Leyne, features a treasure trove of freebies that pay homage to sea life, including an ‘Octopop’ (octopus popsicle) recipe and ‘egg-periments’ designed to teach students about how salty water makes things float. This 1st grade teacher also designs blogs for other teachers in her spare time.
Fabulous In First
Fabulous In First by teacher Michelle Oakes describes achieving shopping nirvana in a free teacher supply store (stocked with wares that include items crafted by convicts), trying to set up a classroom while recovering from a vacation-packed summer, and creating GO books to help students get organized.
Crazy for First Grade
Guest posts fill the gap – and demonstrate the generosity of the teacher-blogging community – while “Crazy For First Grade” creator Anna Brantley graduates grad school; discover a clever classroom job chart complete with clean-up crew and center inspectors, a photo-illustrated guide to managing centers and a kindred spirit who gets an adrenaline rush shopping for organizer bins.
Finally In First
Finally In First celebrates the fulfillment of a career dream for veteran teacher Jenn Bates, who counts down the days to school’s start while working on teaching stuff during a Cub Scout camp out, inherits a class with ‘baggage’ and a preponderance of boys, and lets the class-pet snake attend recess.
The First Grade Parade
Mrs. Carroll finds inspiration communing with teacher pals in blogland and the real world; The First Grade Parade includes regularly featured Teacher Talk Tuesdays, Math tub 101, and a colorful photo tour of classroom highlights and award-worthy back-to-school hallway themes ranging from Candyland to rockstars.
Fun in First
Activities that extend from back-to-school to graduation, including a Friday Favorites feature with ideas gathered from the blogosphere, fill Fun in First, where 1st grade teacher Jodi muses on handling difficult students, teaching in a doorless class, and realizing her room is completely blinged-out with blog-inspired treasures.
More Early Childhood Education Blogs
The Learning Tree
When friends ask Kimberly Santana why she doesn’t opt to teach somewhere other than in her inner city Florida school, she tells them that she stays because she knows her warm smiles and high fives might be the only positive influences students encounter in a given day. Kimberly is also compassionate when it comes to animals; she has a cat, and once brought home an orphaned opossum that she found at school. (She has arachnophobia, though.) The self-described craft fan with a love for people watching fills the Learning Tree with giveaways, a Motivational Monday series, and classroom organization essentials.
Right from the Start
British Early Education Consultant and mother Rachel McClary pens posts about early childhood development and self-development topics on Right from the Start, a blog designed to be a resource for parents and education professionals. On one section of her website, the recent Seattle transplant ponders differences between the United States and the UK in the housing, holiday and schooling arenas, and she concludes that Seattle’s perpetually rainy weather isn’t that bad for a Welsh girl accustomed to grey skies. Rachel also contributes pieces to the Huffington Post as an education consultant, and runs parent and toddler music groups and preschool music sessions.
What The Teacher Wants
What The Teacher Wants is a joint blogging effort by Utah teachers Natalie and Rachelle, who post about getting aboard the Daily 5 bandwagon and offer surefire writing prompts and favorite read-aloud titles, instructions for making milk crate seats, and a hamburger model for teaching how to fill writing with flavor.
Early Childhood and Youth Development
Dawn Braa shares program details, testimonials by students, guest speaker introductions and career opportunities as instructor at Minnesota’s Dakota County Technical College on Early Childhood and Youth Development; in addition, this information-packed blog includes parenting tips, photos of classroom resources and reviews & giveaways.
Let the Children Play
Let The Children Play is a parent-teacher resource and celebration of playful learning by veteran progressive preschool teacher and Australian, Jenny, who shares ideas for bushwalking, mud pie making, frog ponds and fairy gardens – along with a conviction that kids need quiet spaces carved out of nature.
Getting Messy With Ms Jessi
A childhood nickname that stuck inspires the blog title Getting Messy With Ms Jessi, where this Arizona early childhood professional offers ideas for repurposing on regularly-featured Trashy Tuesdays, along with All About Me get-acquainted activities, classroom themes, and “mad” science.
Tired, Need Sleep
Carving out room each day for playful learning is the challenge that Nicole tackles on Tired, Need Sleep, but the stay-at-home mom makes time for sharing “mama-made fun”, book reviews, faith-related activities, and a contemplation on the necessity of preschool and the debate over homeschooling.
Teaching Blog Addict
Teaching Blog Addict is a collaborative effort that unites dedicated bloggers with an interest in educating kids; as an all-access pass to the best teaching blogs, TBA offers practical tips for using blog tools, recognition of fellow bloggers, collective wisdom about striking a balance as a busy teacher, and regular features like Friday Freebies.
Children’s book author and teacher Carolyn Wilhelm presents a ton of book recommendations and reviews for young readers and beautiful worksheet PDFs that accompany many of the books.
Irresistible Ideas for Play Based Learning
Irresistible Ideas For Play Based Learning is the collaboration of Aussies Sherry Hutton and Donna Burns, who bring a wealth of first-hand expertise to this resource that invites teachers and parents of early learners to find opportunities for learning all around – with no permission slip required.
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More Great Blogs to Check Out – Honorable Mention
Queen of the First Grade Jungle
With the Kentucky Derby horse race practically in her back yard, it seems fitting that 1st grade teacher Katie King designs mini units with a title like ‘Run for the Roses.’ This 6-year teaching veteran and mother of 2 also offers a multitude of math resources on her site. Her journals touch upon student teacher send-offs full of Truffula marshmallows and Green Eggs and Ham inspired treats that would make Dr. Seuss smile.
A Differentiated Kindergarten
To celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at home and in the classroom, Michigan teacher Marsha Moffit McGuire colors milk green, adorns floors and spaces with do-it-yourself leprechaun footprints, and designs shamrock-plentiful units around her differentiated instruction philosophy, leaving her own three sons to exclaim that they’ve actually seen the emerald green, mischief makers! The Differentiated Kindergarten author also has an organized ‘Freebies You’ll Love’ section, in which she shares units and lessons from her extensive personal archives, while linking to fellow bloggers offering similar resources.
First Grade Brain
On First Grade Brain, teacher Mrs. Magee posts about connecting with parents through Facebook and graduating from a thumb drive to a sleek Seagate model; this resource-packed blog offers themes ranging from Hollywood to Dr. Seuss, tips for managing communal class supplies, Open House PowerPoint presentations and much more.
1st Grade with Miss Snowden
First grade teacher and blogger Jena Snowden is the painting, photography and crafting enthusiast behind 1st Grade with Miss Snowden. Her site overflows with items of interest to science teachers, including lunar lessons and activities that teach changes in physical matter from solids, liquids and gases by using kid-friendly ingredients like ice cream and crayons. Reading activities are another popular topic of conversation for Jena.
Learning With Mrs. Parker
Learning With Mrs. Parker offers a glimpse into the world of a K-1 looping teacher, from first-day getting acquainted exercises to the emotional tug-of-war that the end of each school year brings; a classroom safari for the school’s round-the-world multicultural fair is just one highlight documented in this resource-packed blog.
A Teeny Tiny Teacher
A 15 year veteran of teaching first grade, Kristin shares detailed accounts of the daily happenings in her classroom from finding an alternative to timed math tests to securing worksheet printouts when the budget runs out.
Minds in Bloom
Rachel Lynette aims to inspire creative and critical thinking on Minds In Bloom, a blog for parents and teachers that includes daily brain teasers and reflections on challenging academic stars, recognizing ways that creativity gets squelched, defining a classroom culture, helping outsiders gain group acceptance, and revitalizing routines to avoid a rut.
A Teacher’s Touch
Songs, posters and engaging activities for classroom work stations fill “A Teacher’s Touch” by Georgia teacher, history buff and Kevin Henkes fan Linda McCardle, who can claim 3 generations currently in Kindergarten, including grandkids and a teacher daughter.
Kindergarten’s 3 R’s
Respect, Resources and Rants are the inspiration for Kindergarten’s 3 R’s, where teacher Michaele Sommerville reflects on back-to-school blues and utilizing the web to create a virtual classroom tour for kids who can’t make a trip to get acquainted before the start of the school year.
Itsy Bitsy Learners
Alison Garza’s resource for early educators provides free printables, reviews of learning products, fun art project ideas, and explains how a visit to the Welch coast can be turned into a learning experience.
The Inspired Apple
The Inspired Apple by first grade teacher Abby Mullins, AKA babbling abby, describes setting up a classroom in August with the AC on the fritz, learning to let go and yield some classroom ownership to students as a type-A teacher, and taking a creative stab at DIY ceiling tile art.
Early childhood teacher Ayn Colsh provides a glimpse into a teacher’s day on Little Illuminations, as she struggles with the decision to banish toys from Show & Tell, reflects on how to commemorate 9/11 in preschool, teaches graphing with gummy bears, and releases a newly morphed moth from the class butterfly habitat.
Primary Perspective by Texas first grade teacher Brooke Perry includes clever classroom management ideas, a class time capsule project, plans for building a reading loft, and a primer on utilizing “environmental print” found all around us as a teaching tool.
Fresh from a teaching stint in Germany and actively pursuing a doctorate, Oregon kindergarten teacher “Mrs. Sneaker” is the author of Sneaker Teacher, which addresses the challenge of a redefined and abbreviated kindergarten curriculum that is heavy on academics but short on time to play.
Being part of a community of teacher-bloggers inspires Leslie on KindergartenWorks, which includes ideas for introducing centers, optimizing read-aloud time, creating a sanity-saving binder, and steering a steady course through changing Common Core Standards.
First Grade – California Style
Faced with a class full of struggling learners instead of academic all-stars, teacher Kristen writes on First Grade – California Style about embracing the kids you get, experiencing the joy of Mondays that go as planned, the triumph of passing up donuts in the teacher lounge, and trying to recapture her blogging mojo amid the blitz of back-to-school activity.
An elementary teacher-turned stay-at-home mom, the author of Teaching Two may have downsized her classroom, but her passion for the profession is evident in this blog packed with tips for bean bag toss lessons, a “bored jar” full of ideas to banish the blahs, and activities inspired by Eric Carle picture books.
Kindergarten Lesson Plans
Kindergarten Lesson Plans is a teacher/parent source brimming with the best ideas scoured from the blogosphere covering every Kinder subject; in addition to tried-and-true age appropriate activities, this blog serves as an introduction, with links, to the talented contributors who generously share a wealth of expertise and ideas ranging from origami storytime with plots that fold as they unfold and sentence-making with bottle-cap words.
Kindergarten…Kindergarten by Texas teacher Kathryn Warner offers comforting words for first-time teachers, nifty ways to teach respect of classroom rules and tools, crafty activities covering community-building to center time, and photos that document a classroom-in-the-making.
The Polka Dot Patch
Kindergarten classroom happenings are the focus of The Polka Dot Patch by teacher Ashley Nichols, who compares being back in school to cat herding as she counts down to Fridays, shops for school supplies on a scaled-back salary, and helps inaugurate the Daily 5 approach school-wide.
Preschool Playbook presents inspiring ideas from a nursery school teacher/director with 20 years in the preschool trenches; implementing “Handwriting Without Tears,” teaching toothbrushing techniques with boiled eggs, assembling bones in Dino camp, and setting up a stuffed pet vet-center are a sampling of what this blog contains.
An Edublog award-winner by Seattle teacher, author and artist, teacher tom describes the blog author’s practice of the principles of a cooperative classroom, the challenge of defining roles, staying on task and surrendering complete control in a parent-owned school, and a revolutionary idea for boosting parent involvement.
Brick by Brick
Brick by Brick reflects Nashville teacher R. Scott Wiley’s work building foundations for a lifetime of learning; repurposing, looking at ordinary objects in new ways, and recapturing the curiosity, fearlessness and zeal of the youngest learners are examples of topics this blog addresses.
On the award-winning blog Imagination Soup, freelancer, book editor and former elementary teacher, Melissa Taylor, shares her views on self-censorship versus book banning and serves up ideas for parents, including tips on packing eco-friendly school lunches, motivating reluctant readers and making hula hoops.
When reality interfered with the fantasy of starring as a school volunteer, Reading Specialist/Literacy Consultant, tutor and mom, Amy Mascott discovered her own way to offer support, including setting up the school’s Twitter account; on Teach Mama, she aims to empower and encourage parents to infuse a little learning into each day.
A comprehensive resource for early childhood educators by teacher and speaker Vanessa, Pre-K Pages is packed with printables, info on professional development, interactive whiteboard activities, and technology in the classroom; tips on conducting home visits and preparing hands-on activities for family nights are examples of the practical advice this blog contains.
Scavenging garage sales for classroom treasures is practically a part-time job for Kreative Resources blogger LeeanneA, an early childhood educator with a Montessori background who emphasizes process over product, extolls the benefits of sign language in the classroom, and turns water-play into a toy-sanitizing session.
Get Your Mess On!
Plunge into the stimulating world of hands-on learning on Get Your Mess On!, where Kami Wilt shares her passion for creative repurposing and physics lessons in the guise of pinball machines and marble runs as director of the Austin, Texas Tinkering School, based on a California model and recognized in forums as diverse as The New York Times and GQ.
TinkerLab, by mom and arts educator Rachelle Doorley, is a rich parent resource filled with inspiring projects conveniently categorized by age group; along with sharing ideas for backyard mudpie kitchens and hammer-time with golf tees, this avid upcycler invites participation in creative challenges using everyday objects like rubber bands and LEGOs.
1+1+1=1 isn’t new math – it’s the meaningful title of the homeschooling blog by Christian missionary and former kindergarten teacher Carisa, whose talent at photography is evident in this digital scrapbook that is a rich resource for Montessori, Raising Rock Stars and preschool packs with themes ranging from ballerinas to monster trucks.
The Preschool Professor
Entrepreneur and elementary education professional Lindy McLean assembles a compendium of information on The Preschool Professor and its adjunct, The Preschool Blog, where teachers and parents find tips on everything from carving out a career path and setting up a classroom to locating a preschool and easing first-day fears.
The Ramblings Of A Crazy Woman
Preschool teacher-turned veterinary clinic owner, Jennifer offers a virtual attic brimming with ideas and activities in The Ramblings Of A Crazy Woman; regular features of this blog include Wordless Wednesdays that prove the worth of priceless pictures, Slow-cooker Thursday’s recipes that leave time for playful learning, and Friday’s Showcase featuring crafty contributions.
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