5 Activities to Help Preschoolers Spell their Names

For many preschoolers, there’s nothing quite as amazing as learning how to write their name. Teachers may notice some early preschool learners that are already familiar with letters, writing, and what their name looks like written down. The next step for the class as a whole would be to learn how to identify the letters …

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Gettin’ Messy! Messy Play in a Preschool Environment

Creativity in Children

Why is “messy play” such an integral part of early childhood education? Aside from offering children ample opportunities for learning, it fosters personal, intellectual, communication and language development, and, in a preschool setting, is a wonderful chance to encourage social and physical growth. Communication and Language Development While enjoying messy play time, children will have …

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Teaching Kids About Community and Community Helpers

As preschoolers learn about the communities that surround them, their neighborhood becomes a much broader setting. Suddenly, they begin to think about it as a place where they live as a member. A place where they can make a difference. My Preschool Buddies and Me: We’re Part of a Community! At the preschool level, children …

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