Many parents and teachers avoid presenting The Solar System to younger children as they feel the material is too complicated. Young children are amazed by the stars and the planets; they see the sun, the moon, and can view some planets in the night sky. By offering age appropriate learning and play activities, parents and teachers can plant tiny seeds of knowledge that will blossom as the … [Read more...] about The Wonder of the Solar System for Young Kids!
Sun Crafts for Preschool
PAINTED HANDPRINT SUNSHINE Draw a large circle on a white sheet of paper. Make a DOT in the center of the page as a guide for the handprints. Invite the children to use a small paintbrush to paint the palm of one hand with washable tempera paint (our kids used orange and yellow.) Make handprints in a circle, turning the page to make the prints (younger children will need assistance). Let … [Read more...] about Fun Sunshine Crafts to make the Summer Last!