Category Archives: Explorer’s Library

A New Puzzle in the Explorers’ Classroom

  A new rainforest puzzle was recently introduced to the Explorer classroom. One of the best parts of working in an educational environment is that something as simple as a new puzzle can inspire lots of learning and collaboration. The … Continue reading

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Ring in Spring

From the Reading Library of the Explorers. Two books we read with the Explorers to ring in the spring were Possum and the Peeper, by Anne Hunter, and and then it’s spring, written by Julie Fogliano and illustrated by Erin … Continue reading

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Snow

From the Reading Library of the Explorers. During the Schoolmate’s winter break, New England was treated to a snowstorm. With 9-12 inches of snow on the ground, Snow, by Cynthia Rylant, seemed a good choice for the first book of … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Readings

From the reading library of the Explorers. During the weeks leading up to Thanksgiving, we read some great books. A librarian at my local library recommended Thanks for Thanksgiving, written by Julie Markes and illustrated by Doris Barrette.  It is a … Continue reading

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Mousekin’s Golden House

At Schoolmates Preschool, I teach the Explorers, children 4 and 5 years old. We read a least one book a day. The entire staff loves books and loves to share books. In that spirit I will share with you selections … Continue reading

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