Tag: Classroom Carpets

Using Carpets to Organize Your Classroom

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Carpets may not seem like the most obvious organization tool for your classroom, but there are a surprising number of ways that classroom carpets can help you and your students get organized, establish routines and stay focused on learning. Plus, rugs can really tie a room together, man. 

The Dude abides on an Alphabet Rug

The Dude abides on an Alphabet Rug

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Create Learning Centers with Preschool Furniture

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Whether you’re starting from scratch, or updating an existing preschool, teachers need to present a classroom that is aesthetically pleasant and conducive to learning.  Three and four-year-olds love to move around the room to different learning areas, and with the right preschool furniture you can encourage children to grow and develop.Preschool Daycare Furniture

Group Circle Area

You’ll want to have one area where the class can congregate for whole group activities, such as circle or story time.  Since preschool children usually sit on the floor, warm up the area with a colorful carpet.  Choose one that fits your space well, and leaves plenty of room for students.  Add in a book display or storage system so children have access to books any time of the day as they begin establishing their pre-reading skills.

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Having Interesting School Furniture Can Stimulate Preschoolers Minds

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As any parent or teacher can tell you, getting a child to sit down and learn, or stay still for that matter, can be a huge hassle. This is why having thought provoking and stimulating rugs and furniture in the class room can help temper your child and get them to learning. This will help you maintain your classroom and keep things running smoothly.

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School Ground US Stencil Map Giveaway

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Enter your school today in the “Learn to Play”U.S. Playground Map Stencil Giveaway.  The beautiful geographically and proportionately accurate educational map stencil is 16 feet by 27 feet and extends the classroom curriculum to recess and outdoor play.

Have students study up on their geography indoors using indoor political maps or educational carpets this winter.  Then when spring rolls around students can take what they know out to their oversized outdoor map. History and geography comes alive with the games and activities included in the stencil set.

This geographically and proportionately accurate map of the United States is easy to apply and can be painted by four adults and 10 children in three hours.

United States Map Stencil

  • Complete instructions with paint specifications.
  • This affordable, high quality, eight section single use paper stencil has holes which define detailed borders of the 50 states and the five Great Lakes.
  • Continental U.S. (48 states) covers an area 16′ x 27′
  • Scale 1 foot = 100 miles.
  • Encourages Educational Classroom Projects in History, Economics, Geography and Politics.

Visit Peaceful Playgrounds website today for contest rules and entry form.  Hurry, contest drawing is March 31, 2010. 

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