Big Ideas for Little Kids: Mindfulness in Preschool

How to Teach Mindfulness to Preschoolers

Big Ideas for Little Kids: Molecules in Preschool

Molecules make up everything. They make up leaves, but they also make up everything else in the world. Molecules even make up you — your hair, your teeth, your skin — it’s all made of molecules!

Three Game-Changing Ways to Use Music in Your Classroom

It’s all about the feeling. Great music makes you feel something. But when it comes to children’s music, there’s nothing there. These melodies are sanitized. There’s no energy. There’s no character. There’s nothing to feel except sleepiness and boredom. That’s not fair for our kids. So, what’s the solution? This would probably be a great […]

This Halloween, It’s Time to Revive Your Dead, Decaying Preschool Curriculum

Pre-K and preschool are the formative developmental years. And we are absolutely WASTING them. I’m not going to sugarcoat it. Our current system — one that doesn’t challenge kids to expand their minds, that lacks any type of excitement or edge, that falls short on every imaginable metric — is a total failure. It is […]

Before You Start the School Year, Don’t Forget This Simple Rule

It’s tough. Your first week of school is a doozy. So many new faces, experiences, and feelings. Not to mention that never-ending to-do list. You know. The one that somehow keeps getting longer and longer as you check new items off. Where do you even begin? Do you start the year with fun and excitement […]