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In preschool games domino rank among the most popular and inexpensive. Come explore the possibilities.
Don’t spend a mint on prepackaged assessment and observation forms. These online resources have what you need! Combine your objective observations with anecdotal records and children’s work to provide a thorough and thoughtful picture of individual student development.
What is the relationship between learning and cognition? You really cannot have one without the other. This introduction to the subject explains the differences between the two, and how they complement each other, as well as reviewing Piaget’s four stages of cognitive development.
Frequently communicating to parents and guardians of students in your ECE classroom can help build continuity between learning at school and at home. Here we look at tips for building strong parent-teacher relationships, and an example of a communication letter that introduces a new thematic unit.
When planning preschool activities, language arts can be a great opportunity for independent practice, as well as interactions with each other and with the teacher. This article will provide ideas in how to integrate language arts throughout your day.
See how a simple, inexpensive resource like boxes can help prepare your child for school. Try these tips for great, stimulating activity.
Learning about the weather is a fun activity for preschool children. Use these activities and lesson ideas with a preschool thematic unit about weather.
Preschool students will make a musical instrument to learn about the five senses. Students will use several of their senses when making tambourines. There are also several other craft ideas that use texture, smell and sight.
Are you looking for ways to encourage creativity in your child? Try one of these five colorful, messy and exciting activities.
Use these farm field trip activities to teach your students about how nutrients are obtained on the farm as well as how they get from the farm to the grocery store. Using activities like these can be fun educational and nutritious!