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!
This week The Early Childhood Education Team is offering tips and suggestions to help young children learn the ABC's! Whether you are a teacher, a childcare provider, or a parent teaching your own child at home, you'll find valuable resources to encourage early literacy, letter awareness, and promote playful learning at home or in the classroom! Early Literacy to Try at Home! Parents are a … [Read more...] about Playful Learning Literacy Games for Preschool and Kindergarten!
This week the Playful Preschool Education Team is offering activity suggestions centered around a ROPE THEME for preschoolers! We hope you'll take a moment to visit the other playful learning activities linked for your convenience at the bottom of this post! OUTDOOR NUMBER ORDER SORTING GAME FOR PRESCHOOL! Objective: to incorporate playful early math skills into an outdoor gross motor game … [Read more...] about Outdoor Number Order Sorting Game for Preschool