Just in time for summer, Colleen Kessler and Page Street Publishing have released a new playful learning book, 100 Backyard Activities That Are The Dirtiest, Coolest, Creepy-Crawliest EVER! There is a whole world waiting to be discovered right in your own backyard. Kids will delight in the activity suggestions that compel explorations while having FUN learning. The ladybug house construction is … [Read more...] about 100 Backyard Activities Book by Colleen Kessler: Ladybug House Science
Super Simple Name Recognition Sensory Bags for Preschoolers! Some of the first letters preschoolers learn to recognize are the letters in their names. Exploring letters and names by engaging sensory inputs helps learning stick for young kids. Come try the simple name recognition sensory bags to encourage early letter and name recognition skills with your own preschoolers at home or in the … [Read more...] about Super Simple Sensory Name Recognition Bags for Preschoolers!
The Sorrow in Mother's Day - International Bereaved Mother's Day 2017 Mother's Day isn't always a day to celebrate for many. For a mother with a child in Heaven, Mother's Day can be a day filled with tears, questions, regrets, and yearning to return to a life that once included a precious child. Tomorrow, International Bereaved Mother's Day, is a day set aside to recognize the many mothers who … [Read more...] about The Sorrow in Mother’s Day – International Bereaved Mother’s Day
Summer Theme for Preschool We've just added a new theme for playful learning all summer long. What you'll get in this theme: The Summertime Thematic Unit is a 182 (total) page unit for use in a home, classroom, or center setting with Preschool and Kindergarten students/children. The unit includes FOUR themes in one: Bubbles General Summer (ice cream, picnics, and more) Beach … [Read more...] about Summer Theme for Preschool
Women and Blood Clots - Do you know your risk factors? This month, organizations across the nation will focus on Women's Health (May 14th through May 20th is designated as Women's Health Week 2017). Blood clots are deadly and can kill quickly. Each year approximately 100,000 people die from blood clots with 500,000-600,000 cases. Our family knows all too well how quickly blood clots can take … [Read more...] about Young Women and Blood Clots – Do you know your risk? #NWHW
Preschoolers are fascinated with numbers and shapes! As many of our readers know, all groundwork for future math success must begin in the formative years of early childhood. While we are champions of pure play, adult guidance is necessary to help preschoolers establish real and lasting relationships with mathematical concepts. As teachers and parents, we must observe, communicate, and help our … [Read more...] about Encouraging Early Math Skills and Intuition in Preschool