Tips for Organizing Your Preschool Classroom

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a preschool teacher cleaning up her classroom

A good spring cleaning can help reinvigorate you and re-energize your students through the end of the school year.

Let’s check out five tips to spruce up your preschool room this spring!

Use Daily Prep Baskets

Before students arrive in the morning, prepare baskets with the supplies you need for the day’s lessons.

While it might take a little planning upfront, you’ll save yourself and your students time trying to find exactly what you need throughout the day.

Add a Little Color

Color-coding your classroom is a great way for your students to stay organized and focused. By color-coding stations, it’s easier for students to follow directions and quickly identify where they need to go. 

You can also color-code supplies so students are able to easily grab what they need for activities.

Work on the Walls

a preschool teacher pins a student's drawing on a bulletin board

Spring cleaning is a good time to replace old posters and update your bulletin board. And while you’re updating your bulletin board, consider replacing the current background with a neutral color fabric (black goes with everything) and a neutral border.

Neutral colors will help whatever you post pops of color and will save you time updating your boards throughout the year.

Discard Debris

Take time to get rid of broken Crayons, nubby and splintered pencils, dried-out markers, damaged toys and outdated materials. 

Consider donating gently used items you can no longer use and ask parents to check your lost-and-found pile before you pitch items there.

And don’t forget to disinfect! Wipe down all the surfaces with disinfectant while you’re clearing the clutter from your room.

Ditch the Paper

screenshot showcasing the Procare Early Learning digital curriculum

Sift through cupboards and cabinets and get rid of needless piles of paper or unused lesson plans.

Keep an eye out for outdated binders stuffed with old worksheets or other curriculum. Take a look at the space they occupy, and how quickly they become outdated. 

It’s a great time for a fresh start with Procare Early Learning, an online curriculum solution to address the needs of daycares, preschools and early learning teachers.  Here’s an example of a Procare Early Learning lesson plan you can incorporate this spring!

This 100% digital offering is seamlessly embedded into Procare and gives teachers everything they need to provide high-quality instruction for infants to pre-K at their fingertips.

No more expensive books, binders or kits, no long hours preparing lessons and no stress for the teachers – just log in, organize pre-loaded lessons per classroom and by age group and let the learning begin! 

Request your demo today to see what an all-digital curriculum can do for your child care business!

About The Author

Leah Woodbury

Leah Woodbury is a content writer at Procare Solutions, using her 17 years of journalism experience to tell the stories of how our software helps child care providers manage their businesses and engage with parents. Getting live updates through the Procare app from her kids’ child care center makes her smile throughout the day.

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