Use this preschool activity to welcome new members to the preschool. This activity is meant to develop social skills in preschoolers while allowing them to feel their own importance.
Early Education Information for Teachers, Parents & Caregivers
Early Childhood Education covers everything from infant development to preschool and kindergarten lesson plans. Articles are written by and for parents, and early childhood care workers.
Read up on infant development, milestones, and how you can help an infant learn, develop and grow throughout their first year. As your child or student grows, you will find hundreds of activities and fun learning ideas for toddlers including crafting simple toys to fun games and lesson plans.
Preschool — who doesn’t love the energetic, enthusiastic, emotional, and ever-changing, growing and learning preschooler? You will find a great parenting preschooler section, with tips, advice, and opinion you can really use. Preschool teachers and daycare providers will find thousands of crafts and activities, lesson plans, worksheets, themes and teaching strategies that will keep your active students engaged, entertained and having fun while they learn.
Toddler art is all about the process, and teachers and caregivers need to know how to expose toddlers to art in developmentally appropriate ways that allow the child to learn, explore, and eventually create.
This preschool science lesson plan will teach students about plants and their parts. Use the All About Me activity to create a colorful bulletin board where students can see themselves both as individuals and as a group as a conclusion to the science lesson plan.
Teach babies to sign in ways that are appropriate to early child development. This article gives practical tips and examples for teaching baby sign language. You will be on your way to signing with your infant in no time!
There are many hidden benefits to exposing babies and infants to sign language early in life. Here we will look at benefits for adults and children.
Sign With Your Baby: How to Communicate with Infants Before They Can Speak, by Joseph Garcia, is a great book if you are interested in learning about infant communication in the form of sign language. This is a “must-read” for new parents interested in baby signing.
Preschool farm animal noises activities can be fun learning experiences for your students. They love hearing those silly sounds of familiar animals they have grown to love. Here is one such activity that utilizes the book, The Very Busy Spider to demonstrate these particular types of sounds.
This is an easy art project using small seashells and colored sand. Student creativity will determine the outcome of this super-simple seashell art project. If you’re looking for an art lesson plan that brings the beach to life, try this seashell art project.
Little Jenny is capable of carrying along a happy conversation with herself – and inanimate objects – when not directly supervised. What purpose, if any, does her self-directed speech serve? There are several theories. In this article we’ll look at them from a psychological perspective.
Whether it is an outdoor or indoor play area, it is necessary for the growth of the children to be self expressive in their play. This not only allows for physical growth, but emotional, social and cognitive development.
Are teachers the only ones who should be involved in a child’s life educationally? While many parents feel that the learning should be left for the classroom I happen to think differently. Here I will set out to explain why it is better to be your child’s first teacher.
Parents love handmade gifts! Here are a few quick and easy holiday crafts for the young preschool kids in your class. You can help your your students make these and then send them home for the holidays.