Finding easy and inexpensive STEM activities for kids is not always easy. So we’ve taken the guesswork out for you. We compiled this list of 10 simple and inexpensive STEM activities for kids so that you can start introducing STEM to your kiddos or students as early as preschool.
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Reading stories is part of the bedtime routine for many families. You’ve probably heard that it’s good to read to your children, but the benefits of reading aloud may extend beyond what you realized. Join us as we dig deeper.
We consulted with a variety of experts to compile a list of eight tips and techniques for teaching kids about money. It might surprise you how much fun it can be and how well your kiddos take hold of financial responsibility as you implement some of these time-tested strategies.
The benefits of music therapy enhance child development in ways any parent or teacher will get excited about. Read on to learn more about the concept and hear music therapists share how music therapy elements can benefit your students, and how you can incorporate them in your children’s lives.
Rasmussen College's Early Childhood Education (ECE) department chair Mary Muhs shares her passion for anti-bias education and discusses Rasmussen College's plans to celebrate our world's youngest of learners during Week of the Young Child.
Starting a cleaning habit young can teach children to embrace chores as a normal (and even rewarding) part of life. But, as with most things parents and teachers do with toddlers, implementing cleaning habits isn’t always easy. Get some advice on how to go about it.
The Thanksgiving holiday has a controversial history. So how do early childhood educators frame that with their little learners? We compiled some tips to help you create the perfect pre-k Thanksgiving lesson plan.
When planning activities for your toddlers, you don't even have to choose between educational and entertaining - why not incorporate both? Check out this list of fun fall activities for preschoolers that will keep your youngsters laughing and learning this season.
As outdoor activities go, gardening is hard to beat for promoting well-rounded development in youngsters. Whether the garden is in pots on an apartment balcony, a community patch or right out the back door, kids who engage with it are harvesting a whole lot more than food and flowers. Learn some data-driven reasons to get your kids out in the garden.
As the snow melts and the trees begin to bud, there are plenty of fun, innovative spring activities for preschoolers that will get them up off the couch and embracing the new season. If you’re up for some fresh, lively activities to keep your little ones busy, you came to the right place!
You’re on board for starting this important process with your young ones. But where do you even begin? We took to the Internet to identify some of the best literacy activities for preschoolers. Bookmark this list for a rainy day and you’ll always have an entertaining and educational activity ready when you need it!
Whether you’re a preschool teacher, a childcare provider or a frazzled parent, you need a few tricks up your sleeve for getting kids to eat healthy. We talked to experts in childcare and nutrition to uncover the answer to the question we’re all asking: “How do you get kids to eat healthy?”