Child-led activities are child initiative activities. It is an activity or play that is emerging from a child and the adult is following the child’s lead.
Child-led doesn’t mean let them do whatever they want.
They are are win-win solutions for all.
Holidays are fast approaching, and we all want them to be perfect. To save you a little time, we have put together a list of the Top 50 Christmas Decoration Ideas that you can make together with your children, colleagues, or family members. The environment is important. But the most important is how we feel…
We can help children develop emotional intelligence by verbalizing expressed emotions, showing empathy, by modeling appropriate ways to express feelings and teaching problem-solving skills.
Have you ever found yourself with a child or children who behave inappropriately; children who interrupt, grab, push, refuse to share, or just won’t cooperate? You may feel overwhelmed and frustrated but difficult behavior does not only limit your effectiveness but it also limits a child’s chances for success in school. Why do children behave…
Teaching children how to regulate their emotions is an important part of Early Childhood Education. Children need to learn how to deal with their feelings in an appropriate and healthy way.
Expirieces kindergarten teacher Cindy presents helpful strategies to calm down an upset child.
Many children with autism struggle to communicate and need help developing basic skills, such as pointing (at something that they what or need) and joint attention (making eye contact). Structured teaching and working with speech therapists can help children develop this skill.
We all want our children to develop to their full potential and be happy, responsible, and successful when they grow up. But that will not happen if we don’t set boundaries. Here are 7 strategies for setting boundaries.
Good learning environments are proven to help children establish executive function skills which will serve them throughout their lives.
The number and popularity of forest kindergartens around the world is growing because of the positive benefits they have on children’s health and development.
Every kindergarten teacher needs to be a good manager of her classroom. One of the indicators of that is how successful she is in getting childrens attention when necessary. But that can be sometimes challenging a spacialy for new kindergarten techers.
Whole child development seeks to engage children in the whole of their being and potential. It assumes that each child arrives at this world with their own set of talents and interests that are to some degree completely independent from the child’s upbringing.
Do you know that harmful effects of stress on your health are not inevitable? How you think and how you act can transform your experience of stress. It is not about seeing glass half empty or half full. The question is: “How heavy is the glass of water?”
Challenges and Creativity in Preschool Education – International conference for kindergarten teachers
Preschools should overall focus more on the positive sides and give children the freedom to talk, influence and move that will prepare them for life.
In today’s world it’s a challenge to be happy. Yet, everyone and everything is affected by the state we are in, the way we feel. So let’s get happy and resilient, by knowing that happy people don’t have the best of everything – they make the best of everything!