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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

Easy Fall Ideas that Support Development

Are there ever enough ideas? Below are some easy-to-do things that are great fall activities, AND take little prep or materials! Fall Finger Play Key Developmental Domains Addressed: Language & Literacy; Creativity & the Arts Autumn winds begin to blow (blow). Colored leaves fall fast and slow (move hands to show falling leaves) Twirling, whirling [...]

By | October 3rd, 2017|Resources, Trending|Comments Off on Easy Fall Ideas that Support Development

Spring Scavenger Hunt

We all get anxious for those ‘Signs of Spring’. This scavenger hunt is a fun activity that reinforces a child’s natural joy and desire to celebrate spring. Scavenger hunts are a great way for children to learn about the world they live in through hands-on experience and observation.  Scientists, writers, artists, inventors and self-aware people are [...]

By | March 8th, 2017|Resources, Trending|Comments Off on Spring Scavenger Hunt

Smooth Transitions are a Must

Do you sometimes find that transition times turn into complete chaos? It is just as important to have an idea or to plan for your transitions as to plan for the upcoming activity. Having smooth transitions can lead into better and more engaging learning activities.  Here are some great ideas to help you be successful [...]

By | February 21st, 2017|Resources, Trending|Comments Off on Smooth Transitions are a Must

Activities for Valentine’s Day

Do you need some ideas for  Valentine's Day? Here are some ideas to try. As you do these activities with your children, think about (and write down!) all the different developmental domains you see being addressed. Heart Rubbings What You Need:  Glue Gun  Poster Board  Paper  Crayons  Sand Papers What [...]

By | February 7th, 2017|Resources|Comments Off on Activities for Valentine’s Day