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Pre-reading skills in a play-based curriculum
This is a transcript of the Preschool Podcast, episode #53 - "Pre-reading skills in a play-based curriculum"
6 Toddler Quiet Time Activities
If your toddler has stopped taking his or her afternoon nap, this doesn’t mean you have to replace this once-quiet time with a noisy or intensive activity. There are plenty of quiet, calm activity ideas out there to occupy preschoolers.
Yoga in preschool for social emotional development
Here is the transcript of the Preschool Podcast, episode #48 - "Yoga in preschool for social emotional development”
Why Preschool Small Group Activities are Important
Incorporating small group activities into your daily schedule is essential for teaching cooperation and teamwork skills to preschoolers.
Choosing Appropriate Toys for your Preschool Classroom
Wondering how you can make the right decision when it comes to toys? In this article, we’ll look at how to select preschool classroom toys that are age appropriate, safe and geared towards helping toddlers' development.
Teaching Diversity to Preschoolers Without the "Tourist Approach"
Because of the varied nature of the family and living situations of children today, it’s important to focus on teaching diversity to preschoolers in a way that helps them understand and respect the different situations of their peers.
The Power of Mindfulness in the Classroom
What it is and how it can be applied to early childhood.
Hands-On Preschool Number Activities
Preschool number activities can go beyond the traditional worksheets and flashcards we are familiar with.
7 Transportation Activities For Preschoolers
Transportation and things that move are a highly interesting topic for toddlers.
Easy Preschool Crafts With Paper Plates
When coming up with new and easy preschool crafts, they must be simple to teach, align with lesson plans, be fun for children to make, and of course, require as few resources and materials as possible.
8 Creative Activities for Preschoolers
By making use of the following list of activities, parents and teachers can help build a child’s creativity skills and encourage more creative thinking in preschoolers.
5 Fun and Easy Preschool Winter Crafts
Winter is upon us, and you may be looking for some great indoor activities to add to your list to celebrate the season and avoid the cold weather outside! Here are some of our favorites.
Ideas for preschool activities
Are you looking for ideas for new and exciting preschool activities?
Preschool Activities for Learning Your Name
August and September are great months to explore new ideas for helping a preschooler to learn his or her name.
Encouraging School Readiness Skills in Preschoolers
The preschool years are a time when parents and educators should focus on helping a child develop the tools they need to succeed before heading to formal K-12 schooling.
Activities to Promote Preschool Cognitive Development
It's been well documented that the preschool years are critical for building the foundation for learning in the K-12 school years.
4 Simple Preschool Science Activities to Try
The following are some simple science activities ideal for introducing preschoolers to some basic science concepts.
4 Activities to Teach Responsibility in Preschoolers
From improved self-esteem and confidence to being considerate of the needs of others, responsibility is an essential trait that caregivers can help preschoolers learn to appreciate.
Preschool Activity Inspiration: Shark Tank!
Have you been looking for new activities in your child care or preschool programs to explore water, aquatic and marine life in your classroom?
Preschool Literacy Activities to Encourage Cognitive Development
Developing literacy at an early age is essential for enabling a number of early learning experiences that will impact a child’s adult life.
Winter Outdoor Activities for Preschoolers
Winter is a wonderland! Don't let a little snow stop you from heading outside for fresh air, physical activity, and learning about the winter season and all the magic it brings with it.
Simple Natural Playground Ideas for Your Preschool
We hope these natural playground ideas inspire you to create your own eco-friendly, organic play space for your preschoolers to actively explore nature.
Integrating Physical Activities for Toddlers into Your Schedule
Toddlers need plenty of time in their day to play and by incorporating physical activities you can not only keep them active, but also help them develop important social skills
Fun Math Ideas for Preschoolers
Who knew math could be fun! Try some of these ideas to help your preschoolers progress from number recognition to applying the principles of counting.
Daycare Menu Ideas and Planning Tips
Design a daycare menu that is delicious, creative and fun by striking a good balance between nutritious foods and the dietary needs of the children in your care
Simple Preschool Craft Ideas for Summer
Looking for fun crafts to add to your list of activities this summer? The common elements of great preschool craft ideas for summer are simplicity and the potential for further play and learning.