Early Childhood Education Lesson Plan for Good Night, Good Knight
The book Good Night, Good Knight is the inspiration for this plan. Learners get into small groups to search for words in books that begin with their names and fill out and illustrate their own personal letter and name pages.
Musical Activities for Early Childhood Inclusion
Get your movers and shakers grooving to the beat with this series of musical activities designed to meet everyone's needs! Ten games, using an assortment of instruments, bring awareness to one's body, brain, and social interactions in a...
Global Oneness Project
Learning with Nature
Think outside the box - and think about education beyond the classroom walls - with a resource that has your critical thinkers watching a video about a nursery in Scotland that lets youngsters roam wild in a forest. Viewers reflect on...
US Department of Education
Early Childhood: Five Themes of Geography
Any preschool teacher would be thrilled to have a resource like this one. It includes activity ideas, discussion leads, book suggestions, and a glossary for learners ages 2 - 5. The entire booklet focuses on ways to teach young children...
Abraham Lincoln Reading Comprehension—Childhood
Who wants to learn about Honest Abe? The reading passage highlights the early life of Abraham Lincoln, detailing his experience as a young boy growing up in Kentucky. Readers read the brief passage and then answer 10 comprehension...
A short, eight-slide show inspires viewers to read to preschoolers. The benefits of reading to children are listed, including the four areas of development affected. Tips for choosing quality literature for this age group are also...
Creation of An Educational Toy, Game, or Story
Seventh graders create a toy, game or story suitable for a young child. They research magazines, catalogs, and child development texts for ideas. Students consider the age and development of the child.
Toy Selection and Safety
High schoolers investigate the role toys play in child development, to become more aware of what toys to select, and the safety features in toys.
Introduction to Child Development
Students introduce themselves, and discuss childhood experiences that had profound influences on them. They write essays on their own personal development.
There's no doubt that dramatic play and creative movement are both essential for a healthy early childhood education. Here is a lesson that promotes both. Youngsters think of activities and emotions. The words are written on pieces of...
FACS: Keys for Caregiving
Caregivers have the responsibility to meet the needs of those in their care. Prepare your class for a life as a child care worker with a lesson on the responsibilities needed to care for a child. They view a presentation on...
Learning to Hate Math
Give your class a different kind of reading assignment with the text included here. Anne Miller's essay "Learning to Hate Mathematics" details a hatred of math that grew from early childhood and still haunts the author today. After...
Higher Education: Child Care
Students participate in an overview of a course introducing early childhood education outlining the state guidelines for Utah. Topics covered include developmentally appropriate practice, developmental theories, and children's...
The Human Body
Explore the human body through hands-on activities. Young learners will trace their bodies and place cut out body organs in the proper place, print patterns using cut fruit, sing songs about good nutrition, and use their five senses...
Health Education: Childhood Diseases and Health Issues
Fourth graders research childhood diseases and health conditions. For this personal health lesson plan, 4th graders identify problems associated with and measures to control common childhood diseases or conditions such as asthma,...
Child Development Through the Age of Six Years
Students study the developmental processes students go through from an infant to age six.
In this early childhood math activity, students count the number of dinosaurs pictured on the page and then color only 6 of them.
What Lives in Water?
In this early childhood science worksheet set, students study the importance of water, and determine the difference between themselves and water dwellers. They look at adaptations, river life, rainforest life, food chains, pollution, and...
Summer Health Activity: Challenging Courses
Students invent outdoor activities. In this early childhood lesson plan, students practice cooperation and large motor skills while they engage in and invent a variety of organized outdoor play activities. The activities encourage...
C.S. Lewis Foundation
Educator’s Guide to The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
The Voyage of the Dawn Treader guide includes chapter-by-chapter vocabulary lists and quizzes, discussion questions and writing prompts, and an explanation of Narnia expressions. Great for mainstream classrooms and homeschool situations.
Teaching About Genocide
Teaching children of any age about genocide or The Holocaust can be difficult, as the content is sensitive and often emotional. This academic article was written by an educator and is intended to help you consider multiple aspects of...
Balls & Hoops : Fun with Balls and Tubes
Students race to keep these balls rolling. In this early childhood physical education instructional activity, students experiment with cause and effect as they work with different heights of cardboard tubes.
C.S. Lewis Foundation
Educator’s Guide to The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe #2
This chapter-by-chapter guide to The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe, designed to be used in either a classroom or homeschool setting, contains vocabulary lists, discussion questions, and writing prompts.
Spring Word Scramble Worksheet
In this early childhood word scramble worksheet, students unscramble the 8 spring words that go with each spring picture on this worksheet.