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Purposeful and Intentional

As a caregiver, you spend many hours planning for and then providing activities and learning materials for the children in your care. Understanding the ‘what’ and the ‘why’ behind what you do can help these activities be even more meaningful for children. I call this ‘Purposeful and Intentional’. Excerpt below is from the Early Learning [...]

By | March 20th, 2019|Resources, Trending|0 Comments

Weather Ideas for Spring

Many of us wait all winter for spring! This year I think we may be even more anxious as we try to wait out the end of Winter! As you plan for Spring, here are some great weather ideas that support the developmental domains for early childhood. The Early Learning Success Unit of Study Weather [...]

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Favorite Modeling Dough Recipes

One Hundred and One Recipes for Fun is a great collection of fun and messy recipes that can be integrated into your daily planning and activities. These are not my original ideas; I have compiled these recipes over many years of snipping from magazines, borrowing ideas from fellow caregivers, and searching through resource books and [...]

By | January 24th, 2019|Resources, Trending|Comments Off on Favorite Modeling Dough Recipes

‘Spotlight’ on Popcorn & Pajamas Unit of Study

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 [...]

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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! [...]

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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

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 [...]

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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