classroom tour 2015

Classroom Tour 2015

Another year, another classroom tour! This year our classrooms got painted so we did a full overhaul on the color scheme and one of the teachers refers to it as a “spa retreat”. I will take that! I love to create a relaxing atmosphere for the kids to work, learn and play in and with the help of my Co-Teacher, I think that was achieved this year!

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Let’s start with one of the first areas when we walk in, the writing center. One of the things that you will see a lot in the classroom are empty frames and the point is to fill them with art and work from the children throughout the year.

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A closer look at the table shows a fun adding machine, some keyboards, pencils, stickers and paper. The kids loved it today!

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Next to that is the reading area. Our reading area was admittedly not great last year so we really wanted to make it a focal point this year and I think that we did that and then some!

I love the alphabet wall which I have shared on the blog before, but because of the change in the wall color, the letters got a makeover as well!

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We also added some tissue paper poofs over the top as well!

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Next up, on the other side of the room, is the block area which didn’t get too much of a make over. We did however add contact paper in the shape of the blocks to help the children during clean up time.

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Above that is another wall of frames that will soon be full of art!

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There is also another set of frames in the meeting time area, I also have my white board and shelves for taking notes and other visual aids during meeting time.

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In our art area near by, why have a new thing that I am excited about, our beautiful stuff collection which is out of the way enough to not get all mixed up by accident but low enough to be appreciated as well.

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On the other side of the table in the art area is the self self art shelf which I think is an important part of any preschool classroom- how else are we going to start filling frames immediately!

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Last, but not least, our science table which is set up for bugs because with another boy heavy class, it is sure to go over well.

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There you go, a quick run through of our classroom this year!

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