Lisa Mulliken Classrooms are busy, high-energy spaces and children spend a large portion of their day surrounded by many other children and adults. Just like adults, children sometimes need a break from whole group gatherings,
Megan Pittsinger Wondering what you should do when you take children outside on snowy days? Here are FIVE fun ideas: Build a Snowman! Have the children work together to decide what their snowman should look
Stefanie Camoni Heraclitus said, “There is nothing permanent except change.” When we think about early childhood education, that change in the end is always for the betterment of the children and families served. Although there
Angel L. Avery-Wright Bottle caps in all sizes and colors can be used in the classroom to enhance children’s learning. These include milk caps, drink caps, spice lids, pretzel container lids, and any other lid
Angel Avery-Wright Plastic bottles are everywhere: water, soda, juice, etc. They are a great resource for the early childhood classroom. They can be used in dramatic play, science, and art for a variety of activities.
Recipe 3 long cucumbers 2 tomatoes A small box of raisins Ranch dressing Needed: Paper plates Review during story time: The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle Preparation: Adult slices cucumbers and tomatoes into thin
Natalie Grebe Most Americans are well-aware of the benefits of healthy eating. Posters in the doctor’s office, magazine covers, social media and television shows barrage us with information on what to eat and when to
By Stefanie Camoni Preschool children love to pretend. They pretend to be police officers, fast food workers, moms, dads, even puppies and anyone or anything they have encountered, watched on TV, or read about in