The Preschool Parent Blog
Information and resources for busy Preschool Parents.
This is the first in a series of blog posts with brief descriptions and suggestions for bringing the preschool experience into your home. The series will cover some various teaching styles that help preschoolers blossom. Hopefully a little something for everyone. Today, Inquiry Based Learning.
Time outside is wonderful, but there are things you and your child need to avoid. This post is my yearly outdoor hazard update because it's important to know what to look out for, especially if you are not used to spending a lot of time outdoors. If you and your child are already used to spending a lot of time in nature you may want to skip to the bottom of the post for some good links:)
If you are lucky enough to live where you get snow in the winter, you know the joy children feel when they get to play, sled, build a snowman, and throw snowballs. There is also nothing like a Winter Nature Walk even if it's just at the local park or in your own back yard.
Time outdoors is time well spent for children and adults alike. This post is an update of one from last summer because it's important to know what to watch out for especially if you don't spend a lot of time out in nature. Today’s blog will focus on introducing children to the concept of hazards. If you and your child are already used to spending a lot of time in nature you may want to skip to the bottom of the post for some good links:)
Learning to care about the enviroment, plants, and animals requires exposure. Without that exposure people may not develop concern for the natural world. How do we allow our children to explore without harming the very plants and animals we want them to learn about. It's all about respect.