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Developmental Domains In-Depth

In early childhood, we understand that children develop as a whole within the context of their families and communities. But we also understand that the development of skills are grouped into domains of development. These commonly understood domains of development are used by states, territories, and Head Start to create early learning standards which are [...]

By | November 12th, 2020|Resources, Trending|0 Comments

Celebrate Earth Day

Post reprinted from April 2017 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 Earth. These are all great ideas but….. far too often they are [...]

By | April 16th, 2020|Resources, Trending|Comments Off on Celebrate Earth Day

Temperament Part 3: Supporting and Nurturing Positive Development for All Children

This is the final segment of The Approaches to Learning Domain and Temperament blog series. Working with children requires that caregivers understand that each child is different, and an individual. As such, each child will have their own unique way of interacting with the world around them based on their internal temperament. It is important [...]

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Approaches to learning…. What does this mean?

Early learning standards look at what a child should know or be able to do based on common development domains. One of the domains is ‘Approaches to Learning’. When educators talk about ‘approaches to learning’, they are referring to the attitudes, behaviors and learning styles children (and adults) use in social situations, in acquiring information [...]

By | May 2nd, 2019|Resources|Comments Off on Approaches to learning…. What does this mean?

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 [...]

By | March 7th, 2019|Resources, Trending|Comments Off on Weather Ideas for Spring

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

Spring-y Ideas

Spring is just around the corner! The following ideas highlight a developmental domain while encouraging children to explore spring activities. 1. Grass Heads – In honor of Earth Day – April 2 Developmental Domain: Cognitive Development – Scientific Thinking and Problem Solving Children use senses to explore materials and the environment; they express wonder about [...]

By | March 29th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Spring-y Ideas

Learning through Fall Activities

Learning is happening for children all day, every day in every thing they do! There are so many fun activities to do with children in the Fall.  It is important to remember that with each activity, developmental domains and skills are being addressed! Ghostly Toast Fun Halloween Snack Make ghost stencils from cardboard – size of [...]

By | October 19th, 2017|Resources, Trending|Comments Off on Learning through Fall Activities