Movement activities for young children help to enrich and develop motor skills, cognitive skills, and social skills by improving blood and oxygen flow—which aids in cerebral development and brain function. Gryphon House Publishing’s activities focus on keeping children of all ages engaged and active in order to continually explore their world, and learn to fully express themselves by showcasing their unique personalities.
Winter is here, which means snowstorms and icy roads and sub-freezing temperatures will keep our kids indoors. With no recess, no outside time, and sometimes no school, what are kids and caregivers to do to keep their children entertained?Toddler Preschool Elementary
Today is National STEM Day! Try incorporating science with sound in the classroom for a unique STEM learning experience.Infant Toddler Preschool Elementary
Play food is a fantastic way for children to play and learn! By playing with toy food, children are able to emulate the adults in their life by “cooking” and “baking” while also developing motor skills, logic skills, sense of cause and effect—the list goes on!Preschool Elementary
Infant games are great parent resources. They facilitate parent-child bonding, while also boosting infants’ cognitive development. But many parents have trouble finding age-appropriate infant games. Whether you’re looking for 3 months old activities, games for 6 month olds, or 9 months old baby activities, 125 Brain Games for Babies, revised is the perfect source for every parent’s needs. Try out these baby games with your little one today!Infant
Introducing your baby or toddler to multisensory learning is as easy as opening your pantry! Pantry items like rice, pasta, and even Jell-O are accessible and affordable tools for introducing sensory play to your home or classroom.Infant Toddler
Nothing says fun like making some noise! Music activities are a wonderful way to engage young learners. Music provides children an outlet through which they explore the world around them, develop their coordination, and build social emotional skills—all while having fun. A cereal box guitar is one of the easiest music crafts you can try, and it helps you explore creative learning opportunities with your preschoolers – at home and in the classroom.Preschool
Creative play and sensory integration are crucial to the development of well-rounded children. Teachers and parents can make small changes to their classroom or home environments to provide young children the opportunity to observe and explore the environment around them.
August is family fun month and it’s the perfect opportunity to try new activities that are fun for the whole family! Ranging from places to explore with your family, to crafts, Rebecca Green’s Banish Boredom is full of great family fun ideas everyone will enjoy (not just the kids). Having fun at home is easy too; with a little imagination the possibilities for family fun are endless.
Movement activities for preschoolers create a rich learning experience. Brain research shows how movement supports cognitive development in young children and that it should be a primary element in the early childhood curriculum. From using music education to aid speech development, to improving strength and dexterity through handwriting exercises, Gryphon House Publishing has developed a variety of activities that will help your child active and learning on the go. To learn more about our movement & play exercises, follow us on Facebook and Pinterest—or contact us today!
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