Why do worms wiggle? Where does my shadow go? What do fish eat? Young children ask hard-to-answer questions all the time. A typical three-year old asks more than 100 questions in an hour! As teachers, it’s often easy to dismiss them with a standard quick answer—and leave it at that. Did you know these […]
Kids are always learning, that’s why it’s important to stimulate their growing minds with learning activities and games. Curiosityville reviews the latest activities and games to enhance our children’s learning development.
It is summer and school is out. That doesn’t mean the learning stops and many children are in school-based summer programs. Many teachers also stay involved in these programs in the summer and are creating fun ways to approach summer learning so it doesn’t feel like “school.” They plan programs that shift from more direct […]
Going outside and playing games is a great way to get children moving to support their physical development. It is also a great time to learn essential 21st century skills of collaboration, listening and following rules. Sportsmanship is an important concept to learn and includes giving your best effort, accepting defeat gracefully, playing fairly, and […]
It is never too early to help children develop skills in creativity, innovation and cognitive flexibility. A study from Michigan State University (MSU, 2013) found that childhood participation in arts and crafts leads to innovation, patents, and increases the odds of starting a business as an adult. Fostering creativity encourages out-of-the-box thinking. The study reported that using artistic […]