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Groundhog day bilingual shadow activities

Groundhog day is an excellent opportunity to introduce science concepts. Of course, there’s fun in predicting whether the groundhog will see his shadow or not.

Consider that this science lesson contains so much information: shadows, light/dark, spring/winter, and habitats. That is, learning about groundhog can give you so many opportunities to teach besides math concepts.

In this instance, shadows are a way to investigate measurements and how shadows form. 

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Practicing fine motor skills for bilingual learners

Practicing fine motor skills is an essential part of education. Regardless of language skills, your students need to practice fine motor skills to succeed in other areas.

Many of those learning tasks require that students master how to hold writing tools, scissors, and be self-sufficient. Creating bilingual activities for ELL or dual-language learners is also crucial for self-advocacy.

While practicing fine motor skills, bilingual learners will also be able to use manipulatives during math lessons.

How can you create fine motor skills activities for your bilingual learners? 

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Measuring activities for preschoolers

Measuring activities for preschoolers might not be an easy concept to teach. You can represent the idea of measurement when you talk about how long or short items are.

However, when preschoolers encounter other objects in everyday life, the concept of measuring might not be apparent.

Of course, when you use simple items like flowers, toys, food, or other natural objects, preschoolers would engage with measuring in one way or another. 

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Back to school ideas to prepare your preschooler

Back to school ideas to prepare your preschooler can vary, depending on expert advice. Of course, you want your preschooler to get ready in the best possible way.

For instance, you know that anxiety may arise when dropping off your preschooler at school.

However, you could probably lessen the stress and anxiety of these moments by planning, organizing, and discussing the new situation with your preschooler.  

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Counting Activities for Preschoolers: Winter Theme

Counting activities for preschoolers can consist of many different ways to introduce numbers and operations. There are many counters and tools for preschoolers to first learn about numbers.

However, engage your preschoolers in various processes to allow a deeper level of learning and fun while learning. Regardless of the method of counting you use, consider how the counting activities will encourage your preschooler to learn numbers.

While young learners may grasp concepts in one way or another, having multiple ways to address counting can help with different learning types. 

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