Changing leaves, cooling weather, and a new school year. Welcome fall with these fun activities for preschool, daycare and elementary grades.
The primary focus of any early childhood program is to care for and educate the young learners enrolled in the program. Caring for and educating young children is rewarding yet difficult work; however, it is critical that systems are in place to support the children, families, and staff to be their very best. One way to support both teaching and learning and to prevent and address challenging behaviors in early childhood programs is through an effective, high-quality behavior-guidance policy.Program Administration Observation and Assessment Social Emotional
For preschoolers, nature makes up their entire world. It provides the wonder and excitement that preschoolers thrive off of; it is where children live, learn, and play. Nature allows children to be inquisitive and imaginative while being physically active — that’s why nature preschools are loved by educators!Movement and Play Lesson Planning Infant & Toddler Seasonal Learning: Fall Spring Social Emotional
Although young learners might not quite understand what a noun is yet, they use them all the time! Nouns are a basic part of speech—a person, place, or thing—and often need to be modified to become plural, with a few exceptions like moose and sheep.Literacy Language
From birth to age five the brain of children develops at an exponential rate. When harnessed properly, this exponential development of the brain can allow children to become gifted individuals, especially in the classroom setting.Infant & Toddler
Winter can often cause kids to feel restless — the temperatures outside are cold, inclement weather is seemingly around every corner, and little ones are stuck inside. Restless kids have often run out of ideas of how to keep themselves entertained; parents and educators can help by stimulating their imagination and creativity.After School Literacy Seasonal Learning: Winter
Many educators believe that literacy and movement lessons should occur at different times during the school day; however, numerous studies provide evidence that activities involving literacy and movement provide more benefits when they happen within the same lesson.Movement and Play Literacy Language
Geometry is an important concept to explore for young children; it will help build and contribute to their understanding of shapes as they engage with shapes. As children begin to develop their spatial sense, they will learn to compare and manipulate mental images.Math
Fun fall activities for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. Easy enough to do at home and at school!
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