Do you celebrate Valentine's Day with your children or students? The "day of love and friendship" can be FUN with a little planning and a few special activities! Tree of Love Handprint Craft for Kids Materials needed: Red Construction Paper (one per child), Pink Mounting Paper (one per child), assorted Valentine's colors of washable tempera paint, heart shaped cookie cutters, paint … [Read more...] about Valentine’s Day Crafts and Activities for Preschoolers!
We are pleased to bring you, our valued readers, our newest collaborative eBook, Make Your Mark. The eBook brings you 30+ projects that will help your child develop a love of writing, creative storytelling, self-confidence, and compassion. Through play, art, language, and writing this book will help your child learn through play and make their mark on the world. MAKE YOUR MARK: New eBook to … [Read more...] about Make Your Mark eBook: Guiding Preschoolers through PLAY!
The Big Pumpkin by Erica Silverman: Sequencing in Preschool! The Big Pumpkin by Erica Silverman is one of our kids' favorite fall books! The characters are funny and not-too-spooky for preschoolers to enjoy the antics of their attempts to take a pumpkin off a vine. Your own kids will delight in the theatrics of the characters as they pull, tug, and pull a little bit harder to make the pumpkin … [Read more...] about The Big Pumpkin by Erica Silverman: Sequencing in Preschool!
ABC's and 123's Book for Playful Learning As an educator for 33 years, I've often fielded questions from parents and colleagues about appropriate ways to introduce literacy and math concepts to preschoolers. I'm honored to co-author the ABC's and 123's Book to guide parents and teachers toward developmentally appropriate practices for playful learning with their own kids at home or in the … [Read more...] about How Do I Introduce the ABC’s and 123’s to Preschoolers?
All throughout the school year, we will partner with The Early Childhood Education Team to bring you valuable playful learning activities based on a weekly theme. This week, you'll find resources to help your children learn about COLORS. Whether you teach at home, in the classroom, or in a childcare setting, we know your kids will enjoy the Mouse Paint Colors Activities for Playful … [Read more...] about Mouse Paint: Learning About Colors in Preschool! #TeachECE
This week the Early Childhood Educational Team has compiled awesome activities for learning names in Preschool and Kindergarten! With just a few simple supplies, parents, childcare providers, or teachers in the classroom can offer name explorations through playful learning! LEARNING NAMES IN PRESCHOOL with ALL 5 SENSES Some of the first letters preschoolers begin to know are the letters in … [Read more...] about Learning Names in Preschool with ALL 5 Senses!