Niel Jonker
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Ten Tips for Circletime in the Preschool Classroom by Teach Preschool - This is excellent for rethinking your approach to the weekly lesson.

10 Ideias para o tempo de círculo.Ten Tips for Circletime in the Preschool Classroom by Teach Preschool - This is excellent for rethinking your approach to the weekly lesson.

Great focus while making 2D shapes with tape!  This and many, many more 2D & 3D shape lessons for kindergarten students.  Lessons meet Common Core Geometry Standards in Kindergarten.  Plus, activity sheets as needed,  benchmark checklists and assessment.$

Geometry: Great focus while making shapes with tape! This and many, many more & shape lessons for kindergarten students. Lessons meet Common Core Geometry Standards in Kindergarten. Plus, activity sheets as needed, benchmark checklists and assessment.

The Importance of Art Education. Kids need art! Artchoo.com | So blessed to have a Nana like mine, the strongest advocate for my creativity musically, artistically, and with textiles in the sewing room.  Love giving these gifts to my wee babe.

Art education is as important to kids as a solid foundation in reading, math and science. Check out the studies, articles and see who& advocating for art education for kids.

You could try this with various sized containers, too.  Glass jars would work, and you could try it with lids on, as well as off....  Also good for elementary ages....

Cross curricular - Music with water - different amounts of colored water in tall glass -> gently tap glass to hear musical notes made.

Exploring Sound with a Homemade Kazoo~ Buggy and Buddy

Observe that things that make sound vibrate. Exploring Sound with a Homemade Kazoo~ Buggy and Buddy. then you can point out the vibration while the students are playing their kazoo

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A Music Center is a great addition to a pre-k/preschool classroom such as mine. My students visit regularly and the creations are great.

Easy Musical Sensory Bin - Homemade Shakers from www.fun-a-day.com.  A few simple materials led to hours of fun in preschool!  An open-ended exploration of sound for the little ones.

Easy Musical Sensory Bin - Homemade Shakers A few simple materials. An open-ended exploration of sound for.