May Day Basket Fun

From our Teaching Tips, enjoy an engaging hands-on May Day activity with 2D and 3D shapes. As May Day is quickly approaching, learn more about the holiday by reading Holidays Around the World K-O (Level 2, Holidays Around the World eBook series, Footsteps2Brilliance School App).

Extend your fun by creating May Day baskets filled with spheres, cones, cylinders, circles, triangles, and more... And best of all, after completing your May Day basket you can deliver it to a friend in the traditional May Day fashion.

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How to Foster Independence in a Blended Learning Classroom

Adding technology to your early learning classroom can be stressful. However, an effective routine can turn that stress into an opportunity for children to develop independence and responsibility.

A huge thanks goes out to the great teachers in Napa County, California, for sharing this fantastic idea! Special thanks to teacher Molly Beglin.

Preparation:

  1. In preparation, create a login card for each student. Since you’ll use them all year, consider laminating these cards.
  2. Place a photo of the child on one side of the card, and the child’s Super Secret Code instructions on the opposite side of the card.
  3. Place the cards with photos facing out in a pocket chart near your Footsteps2Brilliance learning center.

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