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‘Spotligh’t on Animals in Winter Unit of Study

‘Spotlight’ on ELS Units! With over 100 Units of Study to choose from in the Early Learning Success curriculum, I thought it would be helpful to put a ‘Spotlight’ on Units of Study that are perfect for the season or month. Each ‘spotlight’ unit will also have a special price of $6.00 for the month! [...]

By | November 1st, 2018|Resources, Trending|Comments Off on ‘Spotligh’t on Animals in Winter Unit of Study

Johnny Appleseed’s Gift of Apples

Johnny Appleseed’s birthday is September 26. Here are some apple ideas that can help your group celebrate this fall bounty. Books Johnny Appleseed by Jodie Shepherd Johnny Appleseed by Reeve Lindbergh The Seasons of Arnold’s Apple Tree by Gail Gibbons Counting Apples Cut an apple in half and use to make apple prints On the [...]

By | September 14th, 2018|Resources, Trending|Comments Off on Johnny Appleseed’s Gift of Apples

‘Spotlight’ Is On Fun in the Sun Unit of Study

‘Spotlight’ on ELS Units! With over 100 Units of Study to choose from in the Early Learning Success curriculum, there are great Units of Study perfect for the season or month. Each ‘spotlight’ unit has a special price of $6.00 for the month! The ‘Spotlight Unit’ for July is Fun in the Sun. To try [...]

By | July 5th, 2018|Resources, Trending|Comments Off on ‘Spotlight’ Is On Fun in the Sun Unit of Study

‘Spotlight’ on Picnic Party – June 2018

New Blog Series – ‘Spotlight' on ELS Units! With over 100 Units of Study to choose from in the Early Learning Success curriculum, I thought it would be helpful to put a ‘Spotlight’ on Units of Study that are perfect for the season or month. Each ‘spotlight’ unit will also have a special price of [...]

By | June 4th, 2018|Resources|Comments Off on ‘Spotlight’ on Picnic Party – June 2018

Seasons of a Tree – Helping Children become “Stewards of the Earth” Part 3

This is Part 3 of the Seasons of a Tree - Helping Children become "Stewards of the Earth", highlighting the final two developmental domains. Please refer to Part 1 and Part 2 to see how all the domains can support children in becoming caretakers and advocates of our Earth. This is great to do for [...]

By | April 18th, 2018|Resources, Trending|Comments Off on Seasons of a Tree – Helping Children become “Stewards of the Earth” Part 3

Seasons of a Tree: Helping Children become “Stewards of the Earth”, Part 2

This blog article is Part 2 of a 3-part series on being a “Steward of the Earth”. Part 1 defines what a ‘Steward of the Earth’ is, and how we can help children become one. Read Part 1 at http://earlylearningsuccess.net/seasons-tree-helping-children-become-stewards-earth-part-1/ Part 2 continues to explore how to become a ‘Steward of the Earth’ through more developmental [...]

By | April 12th, 2018|Resources, Trending|Comments Off on Seasons of a Tree: Helping Children become “Stewards of the Earth”, Part 2

Seasons of a Tree – Helping Children become ‘Stewards of the Earth’, Part 1

This blog article is Part 1 of a 3-part series on being a “Steward of the Earth”. April 22 is Earth Day … a day when we clean up our parks, plant trees and flowers, and recycle cans and plastic bottles …. when we talk about how important it is to take care of our [...]

By | April 5th, 2018|Resources, Trending|Comments Off on Seasons of a Tree – Helping Children become ‘Stewards of the Earth’, Part 1

Supporting Strong Families and Communities

In light of the latest shootings, it is time to think about how to support and strengthen our families and communities for the sake of our children.  More information on the Strengthening Families model can be found at  http://www.childwelfare.gov/preventing The Children’s Bureau (US Department of Health and Human Services) believes that we all want to [...]

By | February 28th, 2018|Resources, Trending|Comments Off on Supporting Strong Families and Communities

Valentine’s Day Activities – Plan with Intention and Purpose

Many early childhood educators and caregivers use themes for their planning. Children love doing activities that are seasonal or holiday based. It is important to be purposeful and intentional through the use of early learning standards when providing these fun activities. Early learning standards are strength-based, child-focused and tell us what children can do. They [...]

By | February 6th, 2018|Resources, Trending|Comments Off on Valentine’s Day Activities – Plan with Intention and Purpose

Cold and Flu Prevention Checklist

This year has been especially bad for the flu and other upper respiratory illnesses. Here are some great tips on how to prevent the spread of these illness. Stay Home If You're Sick We want to teach our kids the importance of working hard, but it's just good sense to stay home from work or [...]

By | January 21st, 2018|Resources, Trending|Comments Off on Cold and Flu Prevention Checklist