Gryphon House’s intuitive and fun science activities for toddlers, infants and preschoolers help boost your child’s motor skills and cognitive development through hands-on exploration. Our award-winning, open-ended science resources include activities that empower children to develop skills that can help lead to adulthood success.
Year after year, it’s the same: you arrive on the first day of school to a classroom full of strangers and awkward silence. Try these activities to deviate from the usual get-to-know-you games and help children learn the names of their classmates while learning STEAM concepts.Technology
Trying to come up with some last-minute ideas for the beginning of the school year? We’ve got you covered! These two STEM-related activities will help you familiarize students with and get them excited about using two different types of play centers in the classroom: the dramatic-play center and the block center.Technology
Think back to a time when you had to study for a test. To learn the material, you probably had to use flashcards, take practice tests, have a friend ask you questions, and so on. You needed to be actively doing something to learn, and when toddlers are learning the alphabet, they are no exception.Infant & Toddler
Children can have a hard time transitioning from one activity or routine to another. For many children, the hardest transition they will go through is the necessary shift from being at home to coming to the classroom.Lesson Planning
July 24 is National Amelia Earhart Day, which celebrates Earhart’s birthday and honors her accomplishment as one of the first female pilots. Teach children about Earhart to inspire them to work hard throughout their lives, as she did, to accomplish their dreams!Lesson Planning
Build children’s knowledge of engineering and technology through creative play! When connected to other learning areas and what children find interesting, children can make connections between the different content areas and gain knowledge in engineering and technology.Technology
Have you been looking for a fun, natural way to introduce science into your curriculum? Try music! Children and infants are surrounded by music every day and respond enthusiastically to it. Family members and caregivers hum to calm babies and help them sleep, older babies are fascinated by banging objects together to make sound, and children watch TV shows with catchy tunes.Science
There are ways you can entertain and enrich infants, toddlers, and two-year-olds indoors—without putting on a movie or TV show. To aid in children's intellectual growth, they need as much challenging stimulation as possible. Fortunately, indoor activities can help children grow intellectually just as much as outdoor activities can.Summer Learning
We use our sense of feel and touch every day to interpret the world. We use touch for simple things, such as feeling how soft a blanket is; and we also use touch for important things, such as tapping a mug to see how hot it before picking it up. This sense and use of touch is learned during childhood and is continually used throughout our lives.Infant & Toddler
For teachers looking to build a well-rounded curriculum, Gryphon House authors have used their science and early childhood education expertise to develop more thoughtful science experiments for kids and toddlers. Our collection of experiments helps to encourage children to grow into young investigators through hands-on exploration exercises. For younger children, our preschool science experiments offer avenues to leverage children’s curiosity and energy. Through these exploration activities, children learn investigative concepts by moving around, and through traditional observation.
By using active, engaging science activities, children are encouraged to experiment, discover, and analyze. With Gryphon House’s books and free resources, educators can integrate STEM methods into daily or weekly activities. Our available resources also lead parents through easy to follow science activities for toddlers, in order to help foster their child’s continued science education at home. Take advantage of children’s natural curiosity through our free, hands-on science activities. Our explorations cultivate young minds by encouraging children to question and explore their surroundings.
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