Summertime fun! Find new ways to keep kids active and learning during the summer months with our summer activities.
As young children learn crucial skills like sharing, communicating feelings and cultivating resilience, mindfulness plays an important role to their social-emotional development. Practicing mindfulness and awareness is proven to lower stress levels in children and adults. Early childhood expert Elizabeth Joy Erwin, EdD shares approachable tools and tips families and educators can use to practice mindfulness in their classroom, home, or anywhere in between.Social Emotional
With the toughest (and most controversial) anti-bullying law going into effect in New Jersey yesterday, what better time is there to discuss teasing and bullying with the children in your home or classroom? These activities offer strategies for handling difficult topics such as how words can affect others, how it feels to be included or excluded, and the importance of kindness and accepting differences in others.Mentoring and Coaching
Celebrate the new season and the beautiful changing leaves with this creative activity from Learn Every Day About Seasons!Seasonal Learning: Fall
If your family is like most, dinnertime is one of the few chances you have to be together. Whether you want to have an inspiring discussion of values, hold a spirited debate on ethics, or host a laugh-out-loud family reunion, Around the Family Table gives you 365 opportunities to make the most of the family dinner hour!Social Emotional
Prevent summer slide with fun games and activities for kids. Infants can enjoy gross motor activities outside while toddlers and preschoolers explore the lush summer flora. Summer activities are fun for the whole family!
Browse through lists, author interviews, excerpts, and articles that connect theory and best practice in early childhood education.Browse All Resources