Category Archive: PreK Teacher

The Magik Theatre Presents “Duck for President”

As a Prek teacher, former Kindergarten teacher and mom, I’ve long been a fan of Doreen Cronin‘s books. I can remember sitting on the rainbow rug of my first kindergarten classroom reading “Click… Continue reading

LEGO KidsFest: Something for Everyone!

LEGO KidsFest is going on in Austin right now and you can expect all of the creative hands-on, minds-on fun of LEGO building and experiences together in one activity- and entertainment-packed family event… Continue reading

Essential Oil Jewelry: How I’ve Maintained My Sanity This Week

It’s no secret that I like for my space to smell good. From incense to candles to scentsy plug-ins, I enjoy them all. At Christmas I received an essential oil diffuser as a… Continue reading

A Bitter-Sweet Goodbye to Summer

Today is my last official day of summer vacation. Sad, I know. It’s a bitter-sweet goodbye, as it is every year at this time.  I love, love, love my job. I consider myself… Continue reading

Doseum: Your Kids, and You, Will Love It

When Xander was younger, we were fans of the San Antonio Children’s Museum, and I’ve enjoyed many Prek field trips there as well. With the closing of the San Antonio Children’s Museum and… Continue reading

Great Toddler Toys For Almost Free!

I’ll admit, MJ has a lot of toys. Her birthday is so close to Christmas that she got an abundance of toys all at one time and we struggled to find a place… Continue reading

Must-Have Books for 1 Year Olds

As a teacher and a mom I’ve collected quite a few books over the years, for a variety of age ranges. I’ve read A LOT of children’s books, and while all of my… Continue reading

Sanuk: My Latest Obsession

I am on my feet a lot. As a prek teacher and mom to a busy 18 month old, when I came across a pair of shoes that said “made from real yoga… Continue reading

One Point for Dora 

I’m a strong believer that exposure is one of the greatest methods of teaching young children. In my classroom not once have a ever shown a flash card or drilled a number chart… Continue reading

The Moral Dilemas of a 4 Year Old

I interact with four year olds daily and to say they’re egocentric is putting it lightly. From day 1 in my classroom we’ve tried to teach them one of the PreK basics: sharing.… Continue reading