Random Ponderings


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Why we use Sensory Bins 1

If you’re new to sensory bins, you may be asking, “What’s the point?” Why do we use sensory bins? I use sensory bins for three main reasons. Exposure to new textures Extended independent play time Educational elements   What do I mean by Exposure to new textures? For the first […]


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Make Ten: Winter Hat Addition

My preschooler has begun working on basic addition skills, so I created this winter hat activity as a way for her to practice adding up to ten. If you are working with a young child on basic addition, they may enjoy this “Make Ten: Winter Hat Addition” activity. It’s simple […]


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Candy Corn Turkey Treats 5

Even though, I don’t usually write about food on this blog, these Candy Corn Turkey Treats are so cute I had to show them to you. I have to thank a fellow teacher (back from my teaching days) for showing me how to make them. I’ve been making them every fall […]