About Preschool Powol Packets and Carla Jansen:

Hi!  I'm Carla Jansen!

I created Preschool Powol Packets to help parents, teachers, and other caregivers provide a quality preschool experience for their children. It has since grown even bigger than just that!

If you're new here, you might want to start in the FREE tab for printable resources, the SCIENCE tab for fun science projects, or the THEMES tab for themed activities (my favorite way to teach kids is using themes they're interested in)! We also have a lot of fun with BOOK-BASED ACTIVITIES and STEM PROJECTS!   In the STORE tab you can find even more teaching tools for a small fee.  This helps me maintain the blog and purchase school supplies for my own children. As my kids grew I started posting activities for older kids here, but I realized they needed their own "home," so I started TEACHING WITHOUT CHAIRS to house activities and resources for kids over about seven years old.

I am a certified teacher in both Virginia and Texas and a certified National Geographic Educator. I have a BS in Biology Composite Teaching, an MA in Science Education (with an emphasis in geosciences), additional certifications for early childhood and elementary school, over seven years science teaching experience, and over 20 years of experience working with young children.  In addition to teaching public school, I have also run a home-based daycare and now focus on homeschooling my five children!

I love to teach and often enjoy teaching homeschool groups, co-ops, and my kids' friends!  Teaching my own children is one of my little joys in life!  I also love running, reading, piano, science, genealogy, brownies, trying new things, and traveling...though traveling with kids is a whole new game!

I am so happy you are joining us!  I would love to hear from you.  You can email me at PreschoolPackets@gmail.com.

Happy Educating!

Carla Jansen


Erika ~ Prey Species @ www.preyspecies.com said...

Hi Carla!

Wow :) Sounds like you have an amazing amount of experience with littles! I really look forward to getting to know you and learning from you through your blog. I'm a big fan of your science experiments :)

Unknown said...

Carla! You have such a big heart to create all those resources for free! You obviously know that parents are a child's first and best teacher. You bring so much experience and knowledge to the table! Thanks for all you do.

Unknown said...

Just sent you an e-mail you won Family Fun Friday!


mizukikahochi said...

Your blog is a gem <3 Thanks Carla! :)
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