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!
Preschool and Kindergarten Skills
Take Playful Learning UP! with Our Newest Collaborative eBook! We are pleased to offer our readers the newest collaborative eBook: Up! From blocks to rockets. Disclosure: this post and others within this blog may contain affiliate and/or distributor links. Please see the ABOUT page for full disclosures. Up! will take your child's love of blocks, building, and creating far and wide across the … [Read more...] about New UP! eBook: Taking Playful Learning to New Heights!
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?
Welcome to the Wednesday #TeachECE series! Each week throughout the year, we partner with other early childhood professionals to offer tips, activities, and suggested play ideas for your own kids at home or in the classroom. Winter weather can be challenging for staff and students. We try to get our kids outside twice a day, but when the weather doesn't cooperate, indoor large motor games are … [Read more...] about Walkin’ In the Jungle Gross Motor and Sequencing for Preschool!
Who are the people in your neighborhood? Exploring the jobs that helpers have in the community is FUN learning for curious kids! Come learn and play with the #TeachECE Early Childhood Team this week as we explore all the various helpers in our own neighborhoods with a COMMUNITY HELPERS THEME. Our own "bubbly fires" science experiment will encourage kids to use critical thinking skills while … [Read more...] about Community Helpers Theme for Preschool: Bubbly Fires Science Activity!
Knowledge of shapes is one of the earliest educational processes that young kids are exposed to. Preschoolers use visual information about shapes to discriminate between objects and to learn about the world around them. This week the Early Childhood Education Team is offering playful learning suggestions for helping young kids learn about SHAPES. The playdough shapes building challenge … [Read more...] about Simple Playdough Shapes Building Challenge for Preschoolers!