MINE: A Favorite Preschool Word

MINE: A Favorite Preschool Word

Like “NO”, “Mine” is the universal signal of a young preschooler on a learning adventure. Both words tell parents and leaders where a child is on the social, emotional and cognitive learning curve. We’ve all watched an infant’s limited core body movement and his surprise when his own hand flashes by. His body is developing controlled muscle movements from the center outward. Emotional, social and cognitive development works the same way. It’s how we’re designed. I praise you because I am... Read More
Social Media Plan for Reaching Parents Starting June 1st

Social Media Plan for Reaching Parents Starting June 1st

Here is the First Look Social Media Plan for influencing parents to interact with their preschoolers. If you missed the first post explaining our plan, please click here.  The following information will be 6 tweets, 5 Facebook posts, 2 pictures or ideas for Instagram, and 2 articles to pin on Pinterest.  Feel free to use any and all of this information but don’t feel tied to these updates word for word.  These are simply examples that you could copy and paste if you wanted or you can add your... Read More
Ollie Pops

Ollie Pops

First Look Friends! I can’t even stand the cuteness. Our fabulous Orange Specialist, Deb Springer, forwarded this email to me, and I just had to share it with you! In the email, our First Look Friend, Randee Green from FUMC Brownwood in Texas, showed us the ADORABLE Ollie Pops she made. And, the best part is she got all the supplies at her DOLLAR GENERAL! What? From the dollar store?!! We know that all First Look Friends love the dollar store. Just look at these Ollie Pops! They would be... Read More
Social Media Plan for Reaching Parents Starting May 25

Social Media Plan for Reaching Parents Starting May 25

Here is the First Look Social Media Plan for influencing parents to interact with their preschoolers. If you missed the first post explaining our plan, please click here.  The following information will be 6 tweets, 5 Facebook posts, 2 pictures or ideas for Instagram, and 2 articles to pin on Pinterest.  Feel free to use any and all of this information but don’t feel tied to these updates word for word.  These are simply examples that you could copy and paste if you wanted or you can add your... Read More
The ABC’s of Preschool Leadership

The ABC’s of Preschool Leadership

As leaders of those who serve preschoolers, the need to encourage and train those volunteers is an ongoing challenge.  The obstacle is finding a process that is effective, yet easy to follow. It’s interesting to consider that what works with preschoolers just might work at a higher level with your preschool volunteers! And what could be easier to follow than A-B-C? All In When interacting with preschoolers, there needs to be a place for everyone. Little ones like to play and no one wants to be... Read More
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