Notes from the Classroom: Importance of "Show & Tell"

When I subbed in one of our three’s classrooms recently, I was able to lead this formative early childhood activity. It turned out to be a special and surprising experience for the adults. To set the scene, earlier in the morning three students responded that they had brought something to share at “Show and Tell” later that morning. After a full morning of activity and as we were finishing our snack, I asked the children if they had brought “Show and Tell” today and if they had, to go and get it, and bring it over to the carpet. Well, everyone suddenly went to their cubby to find their “Show and Tell!” See in the photograph, ​​​​the children’s ardent search for something to share even if the

Notes from the Classroom

Caroline Redmond wrote this about the wonderful obstacle course that was built by Ms. Elliot's class and shared with them on a rainy morning last week. "When we arrived for our turn to play in the auditorium we found this fabulous obstacle course that had been assembled by the 5 day threes. They had incorporated all of the blue blocks, the climbing structure, the fabric tunnel, a rainbow pathway of colored dots and the wooden bridge. As they left the auditorium we overheard Mrs. Elliot talking with the children using language from the wonderful book, "We're going on a Bear Hunt" by Michael Rosen and Helen Oxenbury. Ms. McKenzie led our children around the obstacle course and we too went over

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