preschool curriculum

Valentine’s Day Preschool Reading and Resource List: Free Valentine’s Day Activity Printables

January 27, 2010

Tweet Tweet Valentine’s Day or Saint Valentine’s Day, which is celebrated on February 14, is the traditional day on which people express their love for each other through Valentine’s cards, gifts and other acts of thoughtfulness. Celebrate Valentine’s Day in your daycare center by reading age appropriate stories that focus on the symbols of Valentine’s [...]

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Fall or Autumn Preschool Leaf Mural: Creative Activity for Toddlers

October 23, 2009

Tweet Tweet Creative activities for the children in your child care center should foster creative development. Creative activities should promote expression, encourage spontaneity in material usage, and introduce children to textured materials. A leaf mural is a creative activity that supports creative development and teaches children in child day care centers about seasons. Begin by [...]

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Preschool Autumn Theme Lesson Plan

September 28, 2009

Tweet Tweet Summer is officially over, but the fun doesn’t end when preschool begins. Your licensed daycare center can utilize this handy, creative and free lesson plan to teach preschool aged children about the season fall. Autumn Art Activity: Handprint Wreath For this activity you will need: 1 handprint pattern; 1 acorn pattern; brown, yellow, [...]

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Young Children Learn Through Play: Pretend Play and Gross Motor Learning

September 1, 2009

Tweet Tweet All child care services must incorporate some type of learning through play. Your child care business should focus on a strong preschool curriculum that builds learning opportunities directly into play so that learning develops at the same pace as the growing child. Children by nature are curious, active, and eager to learn and [...]

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