When the temperatures drop, bring the educational fun indoors with these fun, easy activities for infants, toddlers, and preschool children.
What do plungers, popsicles and pebbles all have in common? They’re easy, wacky, crazy materials that can be used to create beautiful art!Art
Fine motor skills are a stepping-stone for school readiness. Start by developing children's scissor skills and bilateral hand skills with this fun craft activity from Everyday Play: Fun Games to Develop the Fine Motor Skills Your Child Needs for School.Movement and Play
Good Clean Fun is packed with more than 70 seriously simple, fabulously fun games for families to enjoy together! Filled with games for everything from memory to imagination, the creative games in this book are easy to play and fun to do!Movement and Play
Help children give thanks to all of the important people in their lives with this classroom and learning center activity!Art Lesson Planning Seasonal Learning: Fall
With the approach of September 11 each year, many teachers are unsure if and how to discuss or to answer young children’s questions about this tragic event. Talking with children about tragedy and death is always difficult, but with this activity from After the Crisis: Using Storybooks to Help Children Cope, the discussion will become slightly easier.Lesson Planning
August is National Literacy Month! Why not celebrate with the child or children in your care using some of the fun and easy preliteracy activities from the popular PBS Kids television show, Between the Lions!Literacy
Groundhog Day is an annual holiday that has been celebrated in the United States and Canada since the 18th century. Here's a fun circle-time activity for teaching children about Groundhog Day from Everything for Winter: A Complete Activity Book for Teachers of Young Children.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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