Getting Outside

One of the joys of the grandchildren visiting is spending time with them walking in the woods or when the weather is warmer, working in the garden. Even though it was cold during the Christmas visit (but no snow on the ground this year), we still spent time in the woods and filling jars with…

Goop!

As I mentioned in previous post, the grandchildren were here for a visit. One of our projects focused on making slime – another project (a standard for Pre-K teachers) was goop or oobleck. This is another great sensory experience for young children. Like slime, it is easy to make but a little messy so cover…

Making Slime!

This past week our children and grandchildren came for a visit. The granddaughters are three and six years old – wonderful ages especially for an early childhood educator. For this visit, I pulled out some of the sensory experiences that the Pre-K students always loved. The first project was making slime. Just the name is…

Early Education on Twitter

Do you tweet? Twitter is a quick way to communicate and stay up to date on news, events and other items of interest. If you are interested in early learning, you can follow the school readiness initiative I coordinate, PEAK, on Twitter @PEAKPartners for the latest information on early education for families and teachers. Click…

Early Education Twitter Updates

Do you tweet? Twitter is a quick way to communicate and stay up to date on news, events and other items of interest. I mentioned in a previous post that I coordinate a community wide school readiness initiative called PEAK. You can follow PEAK on Twitter @PEAKPartners for the latest information on early education for…

Early Education Info and Resources

In my other world know as “work”, I coordinate a community wide school readiness initiative. The school district partners with community early learning programs and supports them to improve quality and engage families so when the kids arrive in kindergarten, they are ready for success. The initiative is know as PEAK (Pottstown Early Action for…