Monthly Archives: May 2013

Guest Blog: Productive Passion or Distracting Obsession? What To Do When Children Have an Intense Interest in Just One Thing

We’re excited to welcome today’s guest blogger, Ann Gadzikowski, MEd, author of Story Dictation: A Guide for Early Childhood Professionals and Challenging Exceptionally Bright Children in Early Childhood Classrooms. As early childhood coordinator for the Center for Talent Development at … Continue reading

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Simply Rhymes and Songs to Teach Kids about Earth Care

At the center of a child’s moral development lies respect. To become kindly and to be able to withstand the hurtful behavior of others, children need to learn to place a high value on themselves, others, and their environment. Perhaps … Continue reading

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Creating Wind Chimes: A STEM-Based Activity for Children

Making a wind chime is the perfect springtime activity. Have children search for materials in nature — seashells, sticks, and more — and then help them use those items to create whimsical chimes for your outdoor play space. This activity … Continue reading

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