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Emergent curriculum

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"Music play is play!"  "I firmly believe that the best way for young children to learn music is through free, hands-on self-directed play.  Formal music lessons can be wonderful for older children but for young children nothing beats exploration and free play."  Explores the nature of play, how it relates to children learning music and gives ideas for creating a music play-friendly environment.

I firmly believe that the best way for young children to learn music is through free, hands-on self-directed play. Formal music lessons can be wonderful for older children but for young children n…

An Emergent Curriculum based on the Reggio Emilia approach and the International Early Years Curriculum (IEYC) are two seeming polar opposites. Or are they? Can they coexist? Visit our blog to find out!

An Emergent Curriculum based on the Reggio Emilia approach and the International Early Years Curriculum (IEYC) are two seeming polar opposites. Or are they? Can they coexist? Visit our blog to find out!

The Art Pantry: Tissue Paper Suncatchers and Emergent Curriculum

To celebrate spring and the sunny days ahead, we have been working on "stained glass" tissue collages. Each child was given a canvas of waxed paper, a brush, and a cup of watered-down glue (tinted with color so the kids could see it better). Spread out on the table was a variety of tissue paper. I encouraged the children to first paint the paper, then stick the tissue onto the glue- this helps the tissue stay down rather than getting stuck to their fingers. Rogan experiments with putting the…

Little Miss Student Teacher : My Learning Stories

Hi there, As placement progresses, I have been diligently recording observations on my three focus children. On my last placement, I never wrote one learning story but I completed an infinite amount of anecdotal records. As an educator, these gave me a lot of information about a child and their developmental and learning needs. However, they were never included in C's portfolio and the few that my last AT included were hardly commented on by parents. And it was this placement when I realised…

How to Encourage Independent Play in Children - Busy Toddler

Is your child struggling to play independently? Do you have to play with them or they won't play? Try this step by step guide to helping children find their play skills.

Reggio Children Inspired — The Bubble Wrap Project  Who knew how beautiful...

The Bubble Wrap Project Who knew how beautiful filling bubble wrap with fabric and ribbon would be? Perfect for nifty little fingers! The children have been apt with cutting fabric and ribbon, then ...