Forum Force of Nature Disinfectant

Go Back Forum > Main Category > Daycare Center and Family Home Forum

Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Daycare Center and Family Home owners, Directors, Operators and Assistants should post and ask questions here.

Thread Tools Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
Old 07-06-2019, 06:22 AM
CeridwenLynne's Avatar
CeridwenLynne CeridwenLynne is offline Member
Join Date: Feb 2017
Location: USA
Posts: 298
Default Noisy Class

Anyone have ideas on how you manage the noise levels in your classroom?
My class this summer is pretty well behaved but they canít seem to understand when they can be loud and when they must be quieter. My kids are all 4 years old.
Iíve tried talking to them about inside voices.
Iíve tried using a color coded chart and indicate the noise level appropriate for the current activity. Ex: 💜naptime 💚 centers/snack 💛 music/indoor recess
💜 no talking at all
💙 whispering/spy voices
💚 inside/quiet voice
💛 teacher/game time voice
This seems to work pretty well but I got to thinking the kids might be a bit young for this. Iíve used it before but my class was olderó all had finished pre-K and were headed to kindergarten.
Itís not that my class is wild or naughty but I do have several kids that tend to get really loud when they are having fun and playing in centers.
A friend of mine suggested dimming the lights during center and playtime. Anyone tried this?
Reply With Quote

classroom management, discipline - consistency, loud environment, noisy

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Lost Control of Class Again Newteach Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 6 07-30-2018 11:21 AM
Moving Kids to Toddler Class Too Soon Unregistered Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 4 05-22-2018 09:24 PM
Class Unregistered Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 5 03-04-2017 12:39 PM
My Class Is Out Of Control! 14 Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 54 03-07-2014 10:36 AM
Class A Class B Daycare - How To Save Money? Angels Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 7 08-12-2011 08:33 PM

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 09:53 PM.         Find A Daycare         List Your Daycare         Toys & Products                 About Us
Please read our Disclaimer before continuing.

Topics pertain mainly to the following States:

Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming