If you are a subscriber to this blog, you are probably aware that we champion the use of appropriate and integrated technology in ECE. As we begin a new school year, I wanted a technology center for our kids that we could use throughout the year. The QR Code Alphabet Games below will not only help introduce your kids to QR Code technology, but they will also allow for mobile technology … [Read more...] about Printable A to Z Alphabet QR Code Game for Preschool & Kindergarten!
Technology for Preschool and Kindergarten
We asked our kids to pick 20 of the 35 websites we use during the year for our "TOP 20 LIST!" The website votes are counted and their TOP 20 list is given below! As a teacher, I love the sites they picked (and included four of my own that teach internet safety/digital citizenship). The kids chose a wonderful assortment of kid-friendly resources for playing and learning this summer. … [Read more...] about Kids Pick: Top 20 Websites for Learning & Play! (PreK-2)
Many of our readers know that we champion the appropriate and intentional use of technology in early childhood. We are also champions of play. Technology and play can co-exist in balanced early learning environments. In talking with teachers and parents of young children, there are two primary concerns that come to light: Teachers are afraid to use new technology in their classrooms as … [Read more...] about Intentional Integration of Technology for Literacy in ECE
Got Kids? Have a Mobile Device? - Come Learn and Play with Us! The objective of this game is to familiarize young kids with using a mobile device to scan QR Codes and arrive at an online destination. There is a QR scanner app by QR CODE CITY available for free download at: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/scan/id411206394?mt=8 For Android users, there is an app available by DROIDLA to download … [Read more...] about Come PLAY with Us! – QR Code Free Tech Game for Kids!
CONGRATULATIONS! You have successfully scanned the QR CODE to find the answer to your riddle! A BAT!!! To print your PRIZE, click the following link: Bat Rhyming Words Directions for your printable: Materials needed: One Bat Rhyming Words.pdf for each child, pencils or crayons, and scissors. Print one copy of the Bat Rhyming Words.pdf (linked above) for each child. Ask the children … [Read more...] about QR Code Fall Scavenger Hunt for Kids! (2)
CONGRATULATIONS! You have successfully scanned the QR CODE to find the answer to your riddle! Parents/Teachers - to play the entire game, print the QR Codes Scavenger Hunt File. GHOST!! You can print your PRIZE here! Counting-Color-Ghosts_2 Directions for your GHOST Printable: Materials needed: One Counting Color Ghosts.pdf (linked above) for each child, and crayons or markers. Print … [Read more...] about QR Code Fall Scavenger Hunt for Kids!