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Blog
November 5, 2018

What’s Play All About? Children’s Museums Weigh In

As members of the Children’s Museum Research Network, we helped conduct a study to examine how children’s museums position themselves around play.

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Authored by: Nicole R. Rivera Alix Tonsgard
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Young Children
November 1, 2018

Building a Cohesive Multimodal Environment for Diverse Learners

Ms. Manfredini seeks to understand the children’s backgrounds and draw on their experiences; she also supports children in using several different communication modes to make and express meaning.

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Authored by: Joseph C. Rumenapp P. Zitlali Morales Aquila Manfredini Lykouretzos
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Young Children
November 1, 2018

From Puddles to Pigeons: Learning about Nature in Cities

Parents, educators, and other primary caregivers might not realize that a small patch of grass, a single tree, and a walk to the store are opportunities to observe nature, generate questions, and conduct experiments to find answers.

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Authored by: Marion Goldstein Lisa Famularo Jamie Kynn
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Blog
October 1, 2018

Play with Free Stuff: No Batteries Required!

There are many, many items you dispose of every day that could be perfect toys for your young child.

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Authored by: Toni Sturdivant
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2018 CEUs and University Credit

NAEYC promotes high-quality early learning for all children, birth through age 8, by connecting practice, policy, and research. We advance a diverse early childhood profession and support all who care for, educate, and work on behalf of young children.
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Learn about the Importance of Play and How it Connects to Learning!

NAEYC promotes high-quality early learning for all children, birth through age 8, by connecting practice, policy, and research. We advance a diverse early childhood profession and support all who care for, educate, and work on behalf of young children.
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Message in a Backpack

NAEYC promotes high-quality early learning for all children, birth through age 8, by connecting practice, policy, and research. We advance a diverse early childhood profession and support all who care for, educate, and work on behalf of young children.
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Teaching Young Children
August 1, 2018

Message in a Backpack™ Things Every Parent Should Know about Play پیام در کوله پشتی ™ تمامی آنچه که هر پدر و مادری باید درباره بازی بداند

اطمینان حاصل کنید که کودک شما به اندازه کافی زمان برای بازی کردن دارد تا اینگونه رشد ادراکی، زبانی ، جسمی ، اجتماعی و عاطفی  او تقویت شود

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Authored by: Laurel Bongiorno
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Teaching Young Children
August 1, 2018

Message in a Backpack™ Things Every Parent Should Know about Play

Play supports children’s learning in so many ways. Make sure your child has time to play to promote cognitive, language and literacy, physical, social, and emotional development.

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Authored by: Laurel Bongiorno
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