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Preschool

Creating a Safe Haven for Every Child

Creating a Safe Haven for Every Child

Guest post by Q. Futrell My name is Q. Futrell, and I recently developed a resource that brings awareness and helps get the conversation of parental incarceration started! My book is called, Our Moms. This book deals with four characters that all look different but share one common factor. Their mothers are incarcerated. I was
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Week of the Young Child 2016

Week of the Young Child 2016

  April 10-16th, 2016 is Week of the Young Child! Celebrating young students, their parents, and caregivers, Week of the Young Child is the National Association for the Education of Young Children’s (NAEYC) annual week-long focus on the joys of early learning.  To help child care centers and providers, as well as the families of
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Creating a Bakery Dramatic Play Area

Creating a Bakery Dramatic Play Area

Creating a bakery dramatic play area for toddlers is a wonderful way to introduce the culinary art of baking to children. Complete with a kitchen, recipes, and a storefront to sell baked goods, preschoolers will enjoy this theme of pretend play. As a baker, shop owner, or customer, early learners are free to explore the
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5 Spring Science Experiments for Preschoolers

5 Spring Science Experiments for Preschoolers

  Spring is the perfect time of year to explore and discover nature first hand. Everything from the weather changing to the plants starting to bloom can be helpful in teaching lessons in the subject of science. Learning through examination and experimentation, children can gain a better understanding of scientific theories on the preschool level.


5 Rainy Day Activities for Preschoolers

5 Rainy Day Activities for Preschoolers

  Activities and games on a rainy day can keep children learning and laughing. Here are five ideas preschoolers are sure to enjoy when they have to stay inside.


7 Spring Crafts for Toddlers

7 Spring Crafts for Toddlers

  With Spring right around the corner, preschoolers will have fun creating a variety of colorful crafts fit for the season. Whether painting a masterpiece on the easel or designing a flower garden, there are many activities that will encourage early learners’ imagination while building fine motor skills. Here are a few ideas to get
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How to Organize Craft Supplies in the Classroom

How to Organize Craft Supplies in the Classroom

  Craft supplies in the classroom can get a little a messy if they are not kept in an orderly fashion. Keeping related supplies together in a mobile cubicle with clear storage trays can be beneficial to maintaining organization, as well as, incorporating a variety of other storage items throughout the crafting area. By providing
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5 Water Experiments for Preschoolers

5 Water Experiments for Preschoolers

Experimentation can introduce a variety of different school subjects to the early learner both in and out of the classroom. Discovering new vocabulary words, math theories, and science concepts through hands-on activities, children will be excited to observe and investigate their curiosities with different tests and trials. Here are five fun water experiments to get
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Engaging Infants in Play

Engaging Infants in Play

  Infants are naturally motivated to investigate the world around them through discovery, exploration, and involvement. Gathering information about anything and everything that comes into their environment, babies begin to make sense of the many different objects and people they encounter. Through sounds, movements, and facial expressions, infants learn how to communicate their feelings and
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March Bulletin Board Ideas for Preschool

March Bulletin Board Ideas for Preschool

Decorating the preschool bulletin board in March can be achieved by incorporating a holiday or observance that takes place sometime during the month. Below are five bulletin board ideas for the month of March.