Teach Kids About Oral Health

6 Engaging Ways to Teach Kids About Oral Health

*Collaborative Post* Many individuals don’t prioritize oral hygiene until facing dental issues. Remarkably, inadequate dental care in children leads to over 51 million hours of lost school annually, potentially impacting their academic achievements and long-term health. The good news is, proactive dental care can significantly safeguard your child’s oral health and avert potential issues. To […]

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Celery Preschool Activities

Celery Preschool Activities

March is not just the beginning of spring; it’s also National Celery Month, providing a perfect opportunity to incorporate some celery preschool activities into your child care program.  From sensory play to open-ended art to snack time fun, celery can be a versatile learning tool for young children. Of course, there’s the typical Celery in

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leap day preschool activities

Leap Day in Pre-K

Celebrating Leap Year and Leap Day in a preschool or child care setting can be a fun and educational experience.  Below is a list of some fun and simple leap day preschool activities that you can incorporate on February 29…every 4 years!  But first, check out this cute little video that explains what Leap Year

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Black History Books for Kids

Black History Books for Kids

February is the time to introduce Black History Month and Black History Books for kids, giving them the chance to celebrate diversity and appreciate culture.  Here are 10 reasons why early childhood teachers should include Black History Month learning, as well as 10 fantastic Black History books for kids to enhance this theme. Fostering Inclusivity:

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Move Like a Penguin

When it’s too cold to go outside, why not get children moving inside with lots of fun penguin moves!  Here is a list of ways for children to move like a penguin.  Some ways to incorporate these penguin moves are: –Play a game of “Simon Says” with penguin-themed commands. For example, “Simon says waddle like

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Gingerbread Rhyme

Gingerbread Rhyme Time

“The Gingerbread Man” is a great story for kids to practice rhyming.  Here are some creative and educational ideas to emphasize rhyming with a gingerbread theme: Gingerbread Rhyme Toss: Create gingerbread man cutouts with a word on each cutout. (>>DOWNLOAD 6 SAMPLE CUTOUTS<<)  Lay them on the floor and have children toss a small beanbag. 

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preschool gratitude activities

Preschool Gratitude Activities

Teaching the importance of gratitude to young children children can be a wonderful way to enhance empathy and positive social skills.  We are sharing some preschool gratitude activities, along with ways to explain the concept of gratitude to young children. To explain what gratitude means to young children, use simple language and visuals: Gratitude means

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preschool chemistry

Preschool Chemistry Fun

Preschool chemistry experiments are a fun and engaging to help young children learn about basic chemical principles. Here are some simple chemistry experiments suitable for preschoolers. Of course, always make sure to supervise preschoolers during these experiments…making sure children don’t eat non-edible materials, etc. Also, explain the basic science behind each experiment in simple terms

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preschool monster books

Favorite Preschool Monster Books

Are you looking for ways to incorporate monsters into your preschool reading time? Whether you’re planning a Halloween theme or just looking to add some monster-themed fun, we’ve got you covered with these 10 preschool monster books that come highly recommended by early childhood teachers.   These preschool monster books are sure to bring lots of

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