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All posts by Amanda Tope, BDS Room C Lead Teacher

“Summer Smarts” theme weeks are a hit!


The Room 5 teachers are having a blast incorporating “Summer Smarts” into our daily summer classroom schedules. They do their best to incorporate math, science or literacy into whatever...
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Tasty Tuesdays are taking summer by storm!


Room 5 is taking full advantage of “Tasty Tuesdays!” Each week the teachers try to come up with a fun treat for the classroom to make matching whatever the theme is that particular week. So...
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Indoor (Recess) Ideas for Preschoolers


In Room 5 the dreaded indoor recess is no longer dreaded! We keep two cabinets in our classroom specifically dedicated to indoor recess only. That way, we know our kiddos haven’t played with it...
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Recycling for Preschoolers


The 3 and 4 year old children are really enjoying their Recycling Unit in Room 5! They worked hard with Mrs. McCarthy on a science project to make recycled paper out of paper that came from a...
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Using pumpkins as a sensory experience too


Preschoolers thrive off of sensory experiences and our Room 5 kiddos crave them like crazy! Each week the teachers in Room 5 try to put something new and different inside of a bucket (or on the...
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Thanksgiving means turkey projects at BDS!


We hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving filled with family and friends!  Room 5 has been having a lot of fun incorporating turkey-themed projects and activities into their daily lessons. Ms....
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Colors and counting- easy activities for the beginning preschooler


Room C’s classroom theme this year has been COLORS. A few weeks ago, the Fun Friday theme for summer also happened to be COLORS! The kiddos in Room C really enjoyed spending the week reviewing...
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Fostering self-help skills in the preschooler


The main focus in Room C is for the students to learn social and emotional skills. One of the most important things we can foster is “self-help” skills. These skills are very important...
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Exploring preschool through sensory activities


In Room C our 2 1/2 & 3 year olds love sensory activities! As teachers, Jordan Uselton and I try to make sure a sensory activity is part of our daily routine with the children. Sensory activities...
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