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1000 Subscribers Entry Contest and Preschool Themes for August
August 01, 2012
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1000 Subscribers: A Thank You & Entry Contest and Themes for August

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August 2012, Issue # 10c

In This Issue:

1000 Subscribers to the Newsletter! Thank you entry contest!

Themes for August

What’s New? Search It, Find It, Plan It!

1000 Subscribers to the Newsletter! Thank you entry contest!

When I woke up this morning, I reviewed the traffic report. Not the one on the news, but the one that tells me the number of visitors to Preschool-Plan-It’s Website and it showed that there are now over 1000 subscribers to the Preschool Plan-It Primer---this very newsletter you are reading now!

WOWSERS! Here, on this site, we have over 1,000 “cyber-colleagues” from 30 countries around the world to share ideas with! I am so excited to know that this website is helpful to so many people who dedicate themselves to the growth and development of the most awesome age group on the planet-Preschoolers!!

Let’s keep the ideas and themes building and growing! Here’s the plan! Submit 2 activity ideas for one of the not yet posted themes, and your email address will be entered into a random drawing.

The winners will win either a free online Preschool Nutrition Training from Life Balance Health Counseling (which may qualify for your in-service hours—check with your director!) or a $15.00 Amazon Gift Card!*

Here’s how it works:

First….. Choose a theme from this list: Alphabet, Author Themes (i.e. Eric Carle), Babies, Calendar, Colors, Community Helpers, Cowboys/Wild West, Feelings, Food Groups, Mad Science, Numbers, Pirates, Pond Life, Sticky, Zoo Animals

Second……Write up 2 age-appropriate, hands on activities for the theme choosing from the following Interest areas: Art, Cooking, Circle Time, Gross-Motor Games, Math/Manipulatives Activity, Science Activities.

Third….Email your ideas to me at Be sure to list the name of the theme and your first and last name in the email! Type ENTRY in the subject line!


Limit 1 submission per person

You MUST be a subscriber to the Preschool Plan-It Primer Click Here to Subscribe for FREE!

Activities must have list of materials needed and how-to instructions

Submissions must be received by 12:00 (midnight) CST (Central Standard Time) August 31, 2012.

Winners will be announced on September 3, 2012 on Preschool-Plan-It’s Facebook Page. (You can find it listed as Preschool Plan-It). Each winner will be individually notified by me via email as well.

The winners will be chosen at random. There are 10 prizes total (5 inservice trainings and 5 gift cards).

Entries may be sent in beginning today, August 1, 2012!

Themes for August

Here are some Preschool Theme ideas for the month of August!

All About Me Theme

Back To School Theme

Ocean Life

Summer Theme

WHAT’S NEW? Search It, Find It, Plan It at!

The following pages were added to the website since the last newsletter:

Apples Theme

Birds Theme

Manners Theme

Teacher Timesaver Ideas Page

And, check out some new and funny teacher submitted humor conversations with preschoolers at

Preschool Humor

Comments? Ideas for future newsletters? Feedback? This newsletter is written FOR you, so I'd love to hear from you. Just reply to this zine and tell me what you think!

Until Next Time,


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