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.
As teachers of four-year-old children, one of your primary considerations is how to best prepare the children for their transition to kindergarten. Share the following downloadable activity with families to help them prepare their children for kindergarten. It even includes a letter to families explaining how this activity supports school readiness.printable Movement and Play Summer Learning Art
Did you know chores can actually bring your child pleasure and fulfillment? Judith Costello, author of Zen Parenting, believes that children can use daily chores, such as tidying up or cooking a meal, as opportunities to find moments of Zen.Movement and Play
It’s easy to create sensory activities for toddlers at home. Many times, all that is needed is a few common objects you can find around the house or grocery store, such as clay, cornstarch and bits of fabric.
The benefit of indoor activities for toddlers is that they are weather proof! Rain or shine, you can keep your children entertained. However, these activities can easily be taken outside on a nice day, where you can integrate the natural environment into the sensory experience.Movement and Play Lesson Planning Infant & Toddler
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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