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Recycled Snowmen!

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Todays post is an activity that I did today with the kids that I LOVED to do it was super easy and the kids enjoyed it. 131 more words


"This is me, this is you, this is us": Children’s identity work in early childhood education

Kate McAnelly and Michael Gaffney, University of Otago

New Zealand’s national early childhood curriculum, Te Whāriki, has as a core aspiration that children be able to realise an image of themselves as: 1,525 more words

Top 9 Gift Ideas for Toddlers

‘Tis the season, ya’ll!! I know I cannot be the only person who is FAR from finished with their holiday shopping! With Christmas quickly approaching, I have had several people ask me for gift ideas for a young child. 852 more words

Summers. Part One

After the divorce, the best part of my home life was summer breaks. We would come down to Florida to visit my mother’s parents. My mother would pack me and my sister into a minivan along with her sister and her three daughters. 800 more words

Early Childhood

Walking into the 'Spider's Parlour': Effective spaces for student teacher – associate teacher relationships

Claire Wilson, Te Rito Maioha Early Childhood New Zealand

The teaching practicum is an extraordinary space. It can provide some of the best and also some of the worst experiences for student (trainee) teachers as they journey towards becoming qualified practitioners. 1,404 more words

Big Box Little Box

Big Box Little Box
Written by Caryl Hart
Illustrated by Edward Underwood
Published by Bloomsbury
RRP: $12.99 (Pbk)

It is no surprise that cats love boxes, and this love has been the topic of many successful and fun picture books for young people. 235 more words

Early Childhood

‘Material play: children’s learning with new, found and recycled ‘stuff’

This post is co-written by Nina Odegard and Louisa Penfold about a recent symposium given at the Australian Association for Research in Education in Canberra, Australia. 1,265 more words