What is the place of toys in the classroom? A recent article detailing Germany’s toy-free kindergarten programs has sparked debate on the subject among parents and educators across the world.
All young children bring varying abilities across all content areas to the early childhood classroom. How do we identify those children who exhibit high potential and meet their needs in the classroom while serving the needs of all the students.
If two or more children are together long enough, conflicts are going to occur. Since play is the work of children, employing it as a resolution teaching tool makes perfect sense.
When do preschoolers begin to learn number recognition? What is the difference between recognizing numbers and being able to count with one to one correspondence? And what is the best way to teach this elusive concept? Learn tips and tricks for getting your preschoolers counting along!
For preschoolers, it’s all about getting to grips with the control of their muscles more than it is about gripping a pencil. Expecting preschoolers to start writing just because they know what the letters look like is unrealistic. However, there are ways to make the progression easier.
How do you teach visual discrimination? We all know that this is an important skill for pre-readers to practice. Check out a few of these free printable worksheets for visual discrimination that are appropriate for preschoolers.
Learning about life on the farm is easy with this comprehensive guide. Included below is a collection of articles offering ideas for craft projects, field trips, literature selections, classroom centers and more.
Toys are not just for fun! Letting your preschooler explore and play helps them develop important skills. Learn about the best learning toys that will educate and entertain your preschoolers and how to incorporate them into your classroom.
From the moment they are born, children are learning how to control their small and large muscles. While there is a pattern to this motor development, no two children develop on the exact same schedule. Here are some tips to keep in mind while planning a motor curriculum for your classroom.
There are many different ways to introduce the concept of phonics to young learners, and not all approaches will work for all groups of children. Learn the many different methods of teaching this subject to young toddlers and preschoolers.