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Teacher and preschoolers playing coding games
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Teaching Young Children
February 1, 2017

Creating Coding Stories and Games

Coding stories and coding games are playful, hands-on ways for children to explore and experiment with early coding.

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Authored by: Deanna Pecaski McLennan
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Child using sculpting techniques
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Teaching Young Children
October 1, 2016

Message in a Backpack™ Making at Home

Here are some ideas for making at home to encourage children to experiment, explore, and create!
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Child making connective structure.
Article
Teaching Young Children
August 1, 2016

Now Read This! Books That Encourage Making

These stories bring to life the materials, processes, and mindsets that reflect the goals of making as learning.
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Two children creating a project with cardboard box
Blog
June 17, 2016

Making, Tinkering, and The Toy Store Project

What happens when you give a young child a cardboard box? They turn it into a car, a robot, a doghouse, or a spaceship. Children are natural makers

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Authored by: Cate Heroman Kerry Sheldon Sarah West
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Display of STEM project
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May 10, 2016

STEM Starts Early!

On April 21, NAEYC, along with many other educational organizations, researchers and thought leaders, helped kick off a White House Early Learning STEM initiative!

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Authored by: Susan Friedman
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A classroom building scribbling machines
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February 29, 2016

Scribbling Machines

Paige Zittrauer challenged her kindergarten students and their high school art student project partners: Make a contraption that moves on its own across a piece of paper and leaves a mark in its path

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Authored by: Cate Heroman Paige Zittrauer
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A classroom building scribbling machines
Blog
February 29, 2016

Máquinas de hacer garabatos

Paige Zittrauer challenged her kindergarten students and their high school art student project partners: Make a contraption that moves on its own across a piece of paper and leaves a mark in its path

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Authored by: Cate Heroman Paige Zittrauer
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