Preschool Requests for Ideas


Hi, I’m Kim, the managing editor of The Malbox® magazine Preschool edition. Drop me a line and share your tips and ideas on the following topics. I’m looking forward to hearing what works for you and your students!


I would love to see your activities on watching these lovely feathered friends!

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"Stand Back," Said the Elephant, "I'm Going to Sneeze!" by Patricia Thomas

I'm planning a feature on this engaging story, and I would love to see your ideas.

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Mountains, Deserts, Lakes, and Rivers

Please send in activities on these fabulous landforms!

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I would love to see your activities on this important character trait.

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I'm planning a Garden feature for the magazine. I would love to see your literacy, math, and science activities as well as arts and crafts!

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Hogwash by Karma Wilson

Please send in your ideas on this terrific story!

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Spring Flowers

I would love to see your activities on this springy theme.

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Your favorite ideas:

Do you have teaching tips or activities that you’d like to share that don’t fit into the categories above? If so, please submit them. We’re always looking for great ideas!

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Conditions for Submission

Each submission must include a complete name, address, and phone number for ideas to be considered. For each idea accepted for publication, you will receive $20.00 or more depending on what you send. All ideas must be original (developed by you) and submitted to only one publisher at a time. If your idea is accepted for publication, your name and school will be credited as the source. All rights (copyrights or otherwise) contained in the materials accepted for publication become the property of The Education Center.

If you’d prefer to submit your ideas in paper form, only ideas accompanied by self-addressed, stamped envelopes will be acknowledged and/or returned. If you want materials that are not published to be returned, the envelope must be of sufficient size, with adequate postage. Please print or type your name, address, school, and grade level on each page of ideas and mail to Editorial Assistant, The Education Center, 101 Centreport Drive, Suite 245, Greensboro, NC 27409

Please allow up to two months for review. Writer’s guidelines are available upon request (self-addressed, stamped envelope required).

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