Art & Music
Music and movement activities for preschoolers are a creative and exciting way to promote the development of language and math skills and encourage exploration in little learners. Movement is an essential part of life, and movement activities play a crucial role in the growth of your preschooler. Move to Learn, by Joye Newman, MA, and Miriam P. Feinberg, PhD, is full of movement activities for preschool, allowing children to move, experience, and explore all areas of learning!
Move to Learn
From increased IQ and spatial-temporal skills, to early language development, the benefits of music education are endless. Early childhood music education plays a crucial part in developing the brains of babies, toddlers, and preschoolers. Shake, Rattle, and Roll, by Abigail Flesch Connors, reveals the importance of music education, and what impact including music in your classrooms can have on your little learners.
Shake, Rattle, and Roll
In our recent KidsChat with Abigail Flesch Connors, the experienced music teacher and educator discussed her early love of music and how music promotes all other elements of the early childhood curriculum: literacy, math and science. She emphasized the need to let the children take the lead once in a while. Read More
Gryphon House best-selling author Abigail Flesch Connors has been an early childhood education professional for decades, teaching kids to love to sing and spell, combining rhythm activities with math, science and literacy lessons for early learning. For Connors' activities, which easily be adapted into your preschool curriculum, check out her books for kids who love to shake, rattle, and roll!
Rhyming words for kids is a great way to teach them early literacy skills. You can begin practicing rhyming words with toddlers using simple, repetitive nursery rhymes. There's no right or wrong way how to teach rhyming words, but adding a song or chant helps little learners catch on.
Get those kids moving with these easy-to-do preschool rhythm instrument activities. Rhythm instrument activities are a great way to welcome spring!
Parents are always asking for more art activities for kids that don't take a trip to the craft store for supplies. Arts activities don't have to be a pain to set up - or clean up. Whether you are looking for preschool art activities or arts and crafts for kids older than preschool, we have three books that will help unlock the artist in your child.
Early childhood educators explain the benefits of teaching music and art activities for preschoolers, music and art activities for infants and music and art activities for toddlers.Early childhood educators explain the benefits of teaching music and art activities for preschoolers, music and art activities for infants and music and art activities for toddlers.