Marianne Mitchell

Wife, Momma, Follower of Jesus

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Classroom Photos

Before our new school year, I had the privilege of changing classrooms with the other preschool teacher. This was quite a task! I went from a classroom that was comfortable for about 8 kiddos, to a classroom for about 18 kiddos! What a change! Here are some photos of the new setup. Whole Group Rug Space -This is where our daily meeting takes  ...

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Camping Week!

Where has the summer gone? I can’t believe it is August already! Though the summer has gone quickly, I’ve enjoyed being able to have summer themes- like camping and pirates- things you don’t normally have time for during the school year. To start off the week, we talked about things that you would need to take camping with  ...

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DIY Math Learning Center

I’m learning that teaching young ones math skills is not my forte. So I started trolling Pinterest for ideas and came across this. I followed it to the original website, but wasn’t able to locate the post. However, it did get me thinking! I knew I had paint chip samples and number cards so I improvised and made my own. Here’s  ...

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It’s Been a Zoo Around Here…

Between our Zoo theme, graduation, and a new summer schedule, life at Preschool has been a bit crazy! Here are some gems from our Zoo Theme. Our “go-to” book was Good Night Gorilla. Though the words are few and repetitive, the story really tells itself through the illustrations. Here are some others we enjoyed: Of course we had to  ...

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Insects and More

In our Pre-K room we have been finishing up our insect theme and zoo theme. I have really enjoyed my days in at the preschool with my Pre-K kids, though there certainly are some days that are REALLY challenging! I am hoping to implement a couple classroom management ideas to help with the challenges. One of the first things is a basic sticker  ...

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Great Classroom Labeling Resource

Have you heard about the label maker feature at www.eichild.com? It’s awesome! I came across the website while perusing my new favorite website www.prekinders.com. Also a fantastic website for pre-kinder teachers. But, back to the label maker. In most pre-k rooms, all areas of the classroom are labeled and there is a picture schedule for  ...

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Space, Easter, and Gardening…?

What do space, Easter, and gardening have in common you ask? Well, they have been the themes these past few weeks at my new job as a preschool teacher. I wanted to share with you a few pictures of the last couple weeks. This was our Space Sensory Table. I purchased black aquarium gravel at the pet store and used that as “moon  ...

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5 Minutes on Friday- Delicious App

I love children’s books. I just do. I feel like there is a book for every joy, problem, celebration, occasion, situation. I love learning from children’s books too. I have quite the collection actually.  To be exact, I have 253. How do I know? Well, my husband introduced me to an app called Delicious Library. (As far as I know  ...

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5 Minutes on Friday- Preschool Substitute

Today I had the most wonderful time substitute teaching in a preschool classroom. We had two classes- one in the morning and one in the afternoon. The teacher was amazing! She had so many resources and ideas, very basic and yet so effective. Plus she was so generous in her ideas and support and it was just fabulous.  Their theme of the week  ...

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