Sensory-based activities are the ultimate way to bring playful learning explorations to preschoolers. Using all 5 senses in learning activities promotes problem-solving skills and investigation. In this fun activity, preschoolers will sort items based on the corresponding sense the items belong to. Preschoolers can then be challenged to go on a 5 senses scavenger hunt. Find everything you need to … [Read more...] about Exploring all 5 Senses in Preschool: Sorting Activities and Books
We are pleased, once again, to partner with Left Brain Craft Brain in the 28 Days of STEM and STEAM project. Simple STEAM challenges give kids opportunities to use science, technology, engineering, the arts, and math to develop critical thinking skills they can take into their everyday world. The Love Boat STEAM Engineering Challenge is FUN for kids, but they'll build important skills while … [Read more...] about The Love Boat STEAM Engineering Challenge for Kids!
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!
Just in time for summer, Colleen Kessler and Page Street Publishing have released a new playful learning book, 100 Backyard Activities That Are The Dirtiest, Coolest, Creepy-Crawliest EVER! There is a whole world waiting to be discovered right in your own backyard. Kids will delight in the activity suggestions that compel explorations while having FUN learning. The ladybug house construction is … [Read more...] about 100 Backyard Activities Book by Colleen Kessler: Ladybug House Science
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!
Preschoolers are delighted by flowers that emerge during the spring. To encourage flower discoveries this spring, try the parts of a flower and playful learning flower suggestions for your own preschool discovery areas at home or in the classroom. Parts of a Flower: Playful Learning Flower Centers for Preschoolers! Playing with flowers is one of the best ways to encourage learning with … [Read more...] about Parts of a Flower: Playful Learning Flower Centers for Preschoolers!