Welcome to the Activities and Resources for Teachers webpage. Faculty in the ECEMS program have put together informational briefs with best practices and activity ideas to use in early childhood settings. Visit this page often as new ideas will be added regularly. Learn more about earning your bachelor's degree in ECEMS.
|Traveling with Young Children (PDF)||Travel with children can be challenging and parents may be tempted to just hand their child a phone or tablet. But with a little advance preparation, the trip can be a fun learning experience -- no electronics needed!|
|Supporting Children in Daily Transitions (PDF)||Whether it's school drop-off or getting ready for bed, children sometimes struggle to move from one activity to another. Learn strategies to make transitions between daily routines fun for children.|
|Nature Play Supports Children's Creativity (PDF)
||Explore how children's creativity in nature encourages music and movement, dramatic play, and interaction with the visual arts.|
|Activities for Children's Books: Inch by Inch by Leo Lionni (PDF)
||Use Leo Lionni's award-winning children's book Inch by Inch to support learning in early literacy, math, and science.|
|Utilize curriculum with developmentally appropriate educational methods and fire safety messages for young children.|
|Learn hands-on math and science activities that can be done at the pumpkin patch or in the classroom.|
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