When the temperatures drop, bring the educational fun indoors with these fun, easy activities for infants, toddlers, and preschool children.
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
Reoccurring cold weather means one thing — the winter season is at its’ height. Winter weather may be seen as an inconvenience by many, but children in particular often see it as an opportunity to get excited, especially if snow is involved.Movement and Play Literacy Language Seasonal Learning: Winter Social Emotional
The temperature outside is dropping and snow is threatening to fall. As the weather outside starts to feel like the frozen tundra, why not teach your children about the actual tundra?Music Art Lesson Planning Science Seasonal Learning: Winter
Snow on the ground? Classes cancelled? Time for snow day crafts! Snow days are always exciting for kids. They get to play outside and spend some time with their family! What better way to make the most of this extra day at home than with snow day activities for kids? There are so many ways to bring the snow fun inside once your child is ready to warm up. From doily snowflakes to snowmen that never melt, there are so many toddler art and craft projects to try!Art Seasonal Learning: Winter
Snow is magical! Ask any preschooler what they think of the fluffy white stuff, and the reaction will be almost one hundred percent positive. There’s just something about snow that captures the imagination of young children. It’s a type of weather they can see and hold in their hand, and it’s pretty to look at as well. That’s why the snow is a perfect medium for preschool science experiments.Science Seasonal Learning: Winter
The holidays are just around the corner! That means it’s the season of mechanical toys with on/off switches, containers filled with magic surprises, and the possibility of snow. Try these activities from The Encyclopedia of Infant and Toddler Activities for Children Birth to Three edited by Donna Wittmer, PhD. Created by teachers for teachers, this encyclopedia can serve as a treasure chest for infant-toddler caregivers and parents.Infant & Toddler Seasonal Learning: Winter
The days are getting shorter and the weather’s getting colder. By now, your children are probably noticing that they have to wear bigger coats to stay warm and that water freezes when it’s left outside.Infant & Toddler Science Seasonal Learning: Winter
Summer is the perfect time of year to engage your little learners, at home and at school, with infant and toddler activities that encourage them to explore, move, and learn. Movement is essential to life and a crucial part of the development children experience within their first few years of life. Encouraging your child to move and learn with various activities is a wonderful way to develop across the board, from physical skills to social emotional development.Summer Learning Lesson Planning Infant & Toddler Seasonal Learning: Winter
Fall is here! To ensure you're making the most of the seasonal changes (and having a little fun along the way), we've come up with a fall bucket list to complete with your little ones!Seasonal Learning: Winter
Create sparkle ice sculptures and even fake snow with hands-on activities to entertain kids in and out of the classroom.
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