Early Childhood Educators

Welcome to the Early Childhood Educators Facebook Group! We’re so happy to have you! 😀 This group is a forum for Early Childhood Educators to share ideas, discuss hard-hitting topics and a safe forum to feel supported and encouraged. We encourage people from all backgrounds to participate, and we only have a few rules.

Oh, whoops! Just in case you forgot to join, or you forgot the link — Here it is!



We have a HUGE amount of great resources that have popped up on the group, either posted by Darla the Teacher or others. You might have missed those posts, but we still have tons of awesome resources. Give us your e-mail and we’d be happy to send you something cool. 💖

Don’t worry–Darla the Teacher hates junk mail more than ANYTHING, so she’ll make sure no one gets too much mail!

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Now that everyone’s in the loop, this page is a great resource as well! Darla the Teacher loves keeping up with the latest in Early Childhood, and now she can share with you what she’s been reading! Let’s see what’s in the news…




California may become 20th state to mandate kindergarten.
Naaz Modan

It would be great if Kindergarten was mandated. We would not have so many students starting to school already behind.

a young girl in traditional clothes standing on the grass while holding a basket
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The mandatory early childhood education plan for SA’s children is good – but will it work?

South Africa wants children to stay in preschool for at least two years before moving on to primary school.


Lesson Plans

I love creating fun things for students to do in the classroom. So I have created lesson plans that are themed based. You can work on the themes, but I suggest that you also include the student’s interests as well.  They are approx. 13 pages long and consist of information for all the centers in…

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