Summer Theme for Preschool We've just added a new theme for playful learning all summer long. What you'll get in this theme: The Summertime Thematic Unit is a 182 (total) page unit for use in a home, classroom, or center setting with Preschool and Kindergarten students/children. The unit includes FOUR themes in one: Bubbles General Summer (ice cream, picnics, and more) Beach … [Read more...] about Summer Theme for Preschool
Preschool and Kindergarten Skills
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
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!
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!
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?