Mindfulness in the early childhood environment has been given its due attention recently as we come to understand more about how mindfulness benefits all young children. Mindfulness practices have been around for centuries, but integrating mindfulness into early childhood environments can empower our youth with crucial tools. According to ChildCare Education Institute, the industry leader for … [Read more...] about Mindfulness in the Early Childhood Environment
Our classroom has had a lot of fun this month with storytelling and exploring different emotions. We made emotion cards SUNSHINE EMOTION CARDS for the children to set out at a conflict resolution table. We didn’t begin the project with the GOAL of storytelling/writing although, in the end, our conflict resolution table was a great literacy project. We made a table area where children could … [Read more...] about Wordless Emotion Cards, Conflict Resolution Table, and Emotions Booklet 4 Kids!