The Zones of Regulation

Back a few years ago when I was a teacher in the preschool classroom, I introduced the Zones of Regulation. We had great success with it and it really helped the children recognize and identify their feelings, as well as others feelings.  Since being back in the toddler room, I’ve thought about ways to introduce…

Accountability in the Toddler Room

Let’s face it, the toddlers can make quite the mess!  When they do, we always encourage them to tidy up after themselves! This creates a sense of accountability, responsibility, and a respect for the environment.  Today, after cutting with scissors, we had a major spill and paper snippets were everywhere. The toddlers were quick to…