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August 6, 2019

Connecting our Nature Walks to the Classroom

If the environment is the third teacher, there is no better classroom environment than the outdoors. I use our experiences and my notes and pictures as inspiration for our curriculum.

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Authored by: Daniela Silver
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April 23, 2018

The Making of an Art Museum: A Preschool Project

In this Reggio Emilia-inspired preschool, the children’s interest in art grew, so they decided to open a classroom art museum.

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Authored by: Sarah West
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Girl looking at her shadow
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January 18, 2017

What's in a Shadow?

What is a Shadow? Denise Nelson and her class of preschoolers in Worcester, MA tried to answer that question over the course of a three-week exploration—both indoors and out

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Authored by: Denise Nelson
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Child examines rotting vegetables in windowsill
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Teaching Young Children
October 1, 2016

The Rotten Truth—Discovering Decay!

On a summer day, three preschool teachers and an early education consultant met to draft a unit on decay. They used this planning session to design a curriculum specific to their own group of children and families on pumpkin decay.

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Authored by: Bonnie Blagojevic, Victoria Grotton, Suzen Polk-Hoffses, Karen Thomes
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Children gardening
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Teaching Young Children
April 1, 2013

Grow a Salad! Preschoolers Plant and Prepare Their Food

Here’s how a gardening project helped a preschool class discover where fresh food comes from and how to grow them. This article includes observations and lessons learned during the project.

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Authored by: Lauren Baker, Abbe Futterman
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