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  • Adorable 4th of July Crafts for Infants and Toddlers

    With the 4th of July just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to try out fun 4th of July arts and crafts with your little ones. 4th of July toddler crafts are a great way to let your kids explore their creativity and celebrate on this patriotic holiday.

    MaryAnn F. Kohl’s First Art for Toddlers and Twos is a great parent resource full of craft ideas for infants and toddlers you can easily modify for the 4th of July. Here are a some adorable 4th of July crafts you can try out today!

    Toddler Preschool
  • Oooey Gooey Activities for International Mud Day

    June 29th is International Mud Day! Children love playing in the mud and exploring the natural world around them, but for many children this messy activity is off limits. Sometimes the best fun is the messiest, and International Mud Day activities are a great way for children to create, explore, and learn through play all on their own terms which makes the mess worth it. 

    Preschool
  • Developing Problem Solving and Reasoning Skills with STEM

    With STEM education playing a larger role in children’s learning than ever before, many parents and teachers may find themselves concerned about the impact STEM activities may have on the importance of play in early childhood learning. However, STEM education is the perfect supplement to classroom learning centers as it naturally supports children’s interests and curiosity in the world around them.

    Preschool
  • Water Balloon Math!

    Summer is the perfect chance to take learning outside! Whether your preschoolers are at home or in the classroom, outdoor learning activities are a wonderful way to make certain subjects, like math, more interesting. Math games for kids are always a fun way to learn new math concepts, but during the summer even more fun is to be had! Adding water balloons to the mix takes outdoor math games to a new level of learning and fun, the options are endless.

    Preschool Elementary
  • Silly Syllable Activity Ideas for Kindergarten

    Early childhood literacy plays a crucial role in the future development of young children, impacting them cognitively and in academic areas beyond literacy, like math and science. Early literacy development allows children to start forming their own understanding of concepts like problem solving, critical thinking, and creativity while improving their own pre reading skills. Lessons focusing on literacy concepts like syllables, and other early literacy activities for Kindergarten are a great way to prepare your little learner for growth in their early literacy skills.

    Infant Toddler
  • 3 Fun Things to Do With Sidewalk Chalk

    Summer is the perfect time to experiment with outdoor activities for toddlers and preschoolers. Creative play for preschoolers helps children develop crucial skills as they interact with others and think creatively. DIY sidewalk chalk activities are the perfect way to get your preschoolers outside and immersed in creativity!

    Banish Boredom is a wonderful resource for parents and teachers looking for outdoor activities they can try with their toddlers and preschoolers. Here are three fun things you can do with sidewalk chalk!

    Toddler Preschool Elementary
  • Our Favorite Father’s Day Crafts for Preschoolers

    Father’s Day is June 18th! Art projects for kids are always a fun addition to any day at home or in the classroom, but Father’s Day is a special opportunity for preschoolers to show off their crafty side. Parents and teachers are always looking for Father’s Day crafts for preschoolers, which is where 101 Great Gifts Kids Can Make comes in handy.

    Full of art projects for everyone, 101 Great Gifts Kids Can Make has tons of fun and easy Father’s Day craft ideas sure to make this Father’s Day special. Here are some homemade gift ideas you can try with your preschoolers today!

    Preschool Elementary
  • How to Get Kids Excited About Healthy Eating (Hint: It Involves Cooking)

    Getting young children interested in healthy eating is no easy task! When compared to junk food or sugary snacks, fruits and vegetables aren’t very attractive choices to kids. But, healthy cooking activities for kids are a wonderful way to interest your little ones in healthy eating and bring some fun experiential learning into your kitchen.

    Preschool Elementary
  • 5 Educational Games Perfect for Summer Road Trips

    Summer is the perfect time to try out new educational activities for kids with your little learners! If you’re hitting the road with your kids this summer, family road trip games are a must for any long car ride. Road trip car games for kids are a great way to pass the time, keep your children busy, and mix learning and fun together!

    Infant Toddler
  • Science Explorations for Spring

    Spring preschool activities are a great way to add fun science learning to the day! Science activities for preschoolers introduce them to scientific thinking through hands-on explorations. Gryphon House authors have hundreds of science experiment ideas and science activities for kids. Explore our spring science experiments for preschoolers with this fun, free activity from Science--Not Just for Scientists! Easy Explorations for Young Children, by Leonisa Ardizzone, EdD.

    Preschool

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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