We are pleased to join other amazing educators and educational bloggers this month in the 28 Days of STEM and STEAM project by Left Brain Craft Brain. Opportunities to explore STEM and STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Math) challenges in the classroom or at home do NOT have to be complicated. By offering simple challenges, kids will develop critical thinking skills to take … [Read more...] about Valentine’s Day STEAM: PEEPS Playdough and Heart Engineering Challenge!
60 + Fall and Winter Play Dough Centers and Activities for Preschool! There are few sensory materials for preschoolers with the versatility of play dough: preschoolers can mold it, shape it, build with it, smash it, cut it, make pre-writing lines with it, count with it, and SO MUCH MORE. We've gathered the best of fall and winter play dough centers and activities for preschool from kid bloggers … [Read more...] about 60+ Play Dough Fall/Winter Centers and Activities for Preschool!
Come Explore THINGS THAT MOVE with FUN Transportation Theme Activities for Preschool! Children love to play with and learn about transportation vehicles! The activities below will keep your children engaged in learning while having FUN with a Transportation Theme! To help introduce Transportation Vehicles to the children, give the children old magazines to cut or tear out pages with different … [Read more...] about Transportation Theme Activities for Preschool and Kindergarten
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
Teaching young kids numbers and letters through playful and integrated daily explorations is key to real learning. From April 10th - May 7, 2017, we are offering a special discount on the ABC's and 123's eBook PLUS the inclusion of an entire BONUS PACK completely free with each purchase. To join the ABC's and 123's Challenge community during the month, browse the following hashtag on Instagram - … [Read more...] about ABC’s and 123’s eBook Challenge: Free Bonus Pack and MORE!
Simple STE(A)M (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) challenges involve young kids in exploration, inquiry, observation, making predictions, testing predictions, and formulating solutions to problems. Exposure to STEAM activities in early childhood will nurture the inquisitive nature inherent in young kids to support critical thinking skills. The PEEPS Parachute STE(A)M Challenge is a … [Read more...] about PEEPS Parachute STEM Challenge in Early Childhood!