S. J. Little’s Preschool Blog 

The following posts are written by S. J. Little, a preschool teacher. They are written for parents, preschool teachers, caregivers and anyone else who has a toddler or preschooler in their life

If you have a topic in mind that you’d like to see me write about, feel free to submit your idea here.

Also, I have compiled links to a few of my favourite preschool resources here.

We Get To Go To School – Preschool Song

  September is a time when many children head back to school. Here's a great song to start off the...
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Smoother Transitions: 8 Helpful Tips

  What is a Transition? In the preschool and childcare world, a transition is any time children are switching between...
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3 Super Simple Lullabies

  Do you like to sing to your child as you put them to bed? Want some new songs to...
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Three Little Blue Cars – Preschool Fingerplay

  Are you teaching about community helpers, such as mechanics, or is your theme transportation? Is your child simply excited...
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3 Cleanup Strategies for Toddlers and Preschoolers

  Do you have young children? Have you ever struggled to get them to help clean up? If so, you...
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4 Fantastic Free Preschool Field Trips in Calgary

  While this article is specific to preschool field trips in Calgary, it may give you ideas of free field...
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2 Educational Space Songs for Preschoolers

  I don't know why it is, but I've had countless 2-4 year olds in my class who are fascinated...
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Create Your Own Preschool Curriculum for Free

  I've heard many people asking about curriculums to use with their preschooler(s). While there are preschool curriculum options available...
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8 Tips for Keeping Preschoolers Engaged During Circle Time

  How do preschool teachers do it? How do they keep a group of 2-4 year olds listening and engaged...
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Simple Gingerbread Man Song For Preschoolers

  A while back, one of my coworkers was looking for an easy gingerbread man song to sing with her...
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9-1-1 Song and Safety Tips For Preschoolers

  How young should we teach a child to call 911? That's a good question. Many preschools will dedicate a...
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Scissors and Preschoolers – Scissor Basics

  When should children learn to use scissors? At what age are they too young? How should I teach my...
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Preschool Harvest Song

  Ah, autumn. The time when leaves turn beautiful fall shades, children return to school, and gardens must be harvested...
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The Taxi Song for Preschoolers

Have you ever focused on taxis as your preschool theme? Perhaps you focused on cab drivers as part of your...
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Flamingo Song For Preschoolers

  Not long ago, I created this brand new preschool song. It fits well with themes such as: Summer, Birds,...
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3 Books to Teach Preschoolers They’re Special

  I have collected a list of books that teach preschoolers they're special because I know children face incredible pressure...
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3 No-Prep Outdoor Games to Play with Your Preschooler

  As the weather gets warmer, it's valuable to get kids outside and moving. That's what these classic 3 games...
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ABC Rhyming Snakes and Ladders Game

  Looking for a game to play with your preschooler? Here's a new one for you to print and enjoy...
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Exciting Preschool Themes

  Having been asked about preschool themes to teach, I've compiled a list of various themes that can be used...
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Ways to Engage Preschoolers with Stories

Some children get excited for storytime. Other children are restless and simply cannot be bothered to pay attention at storytime....
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