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Hi! Welcome to Spark Interest with Sara!

I am a preschool teacher, a curriculum designer, a course creator and a mum to a gorgeous boy who keeps me on my toes! 

Creating and sharing inspiring educational resources and courses for teachers and parents is my passion! I wake up every day excited to be able to be part of nurturing young minds and hearts! 



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100+ Super Fun Would You Rather Questions For Preschoolers

Would you rather questions aren’t just fun dinner conversation starters for us grown-ups, they can also add some fun and often unexpected conversations in your preschool classroom! There are so many different types of Would You Rather Questions, from seasonal to starting school questions that can have the potential to add so much to your…

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7 Absolutely Unrealistic Goals for a Preschool Teacher Teetering on Burnout

If you are reading this, you must be a preschool teacher teetering on burnout! You have come to the right place. These unrealistic goals for a preschool teacher are common goals we have given ourselves over the years, not thinking twice about the fact that they may lead to teacher stress and burnout. Read on…

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50 Beautiful Social Emotional Development in Early Childhood Books

Social-emotional development is EVERYTHING during the preschool years! Don’t even get me started on the importance of making social emotional learning at the heart of any preschool program! We only have our littlest learners for such a short time, and they need us to guide them in developing many social emotional development skills that will…

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11 Fun Kindness Holidays to Help you embrace kindness in your preschool classroom all year round

As a busy preschool teacher, I am always looking for ways to integrate social emotional learning into my preschool program to make it as seamless and easy as possible. We all don’t need to feel like we have one more thing to add to an already overwhelming day (Put your hand up if you are…

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How to Effectively Support Social Emotional Development in Preschool

In preschool, developing and teaching social-emotional skills is EVERYTHING ! Many of our young learners are stepping away from their families for the first time, and it can be challenging to figure out how to act in different classroom settings, especially since most (if not all) our students have grown up in this Covid pandemic.…

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12 Cool Kindness Books For Preschool and Other Kindness Activities for Kids

Phrases like “Kindness is cool”, “ Random acts of kindness” and “Kindness counts” have all become popular phrases in our preschool classrooms. Studies on kindness show that there are many physical, emotional and mental health benefits when it comes to kindness. That is why, creating a culture of kindness in my classroom is a goal…