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  • Description Sorting and classifying objects not only helps children make sense of the natural world around them, but it is also an important mathematical and scientific inquiry skill. When children begin to learn about different modes of transportation and think about how people move from place to place, it is a wonderful opportunity to introduce  … Read more

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  • Description Have you ever slowed down enough to notice a flower? To really examine and admire each tiny little part of these wild and beautiful bits of nature? Use our printable to learn about, and label, different parts of a flower. Laminate the blank printable, and use dry erase markers, so that it can be used over  … Read more

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  • Though I do not believe that a plant will spring up where no seed has been, I have great faith in a seed… Convince me that you have a seed there, and I am prepared to expect wonders. – Henry David Thoreau   Description The best way to learn about seeds is to plant them,  … Read more

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  • Description Comic strips are a wonderful way for children to tell complex stories in a simplistic format. Use our DIY comic printables to practice writing in a creative and fun way! Now that the children know things like what their superhero looks like, where she lives, and what makes her happy, they are ready to  … Read more

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  •   Description ‘Tis the season to celebrate snow! This hands-on activity encourages children to slow down and look at the details in snowflakes, while practicing their fine motor skills. Before presenting the cards to your child we suggest cutting each page in half and printing them out on cardstock, or on paper and laminating them.  … Read more

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  •   We are all about dinosaurs in the studio right now and thought it would be fun to share our favorite dinosaur books with you! As we are covering specific topics such as dinosaur bones, dinosaur eggs, and exploring the different species, these books cover everything we need to know and are fun for all  … Read more

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  •   Description Learning about dinosaurs can be very exciting for children, and often times they end up knowing more about dinosaurs than the adults do! Use our fun printables to guide children as they begin to identify the names of different types of dinosaurs and learn interesting facts about these prehistoric beasts. How big was  … Read more

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  • Description Eating foods of many different (natural) colors is a sure way for your body to get all of the nutrients it needs to stay healthy and strong. Invite your children to use our Colors of the Rainbow printables to create a colorful grocery list and document the foods they consume each day. Being aware of  … Read more

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  • Description When this time of year comes around, it’s nice to connect as a class or a family by reflecting on the year that has passed and envisioning the one we have before us. With this in mind, we’ve created two inspiring printables to help facilitate this process… Our Year-End Reflections lesson is an invitation  … Read more

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  •   Description Celebrate the beauty of winter and nature by trying out a classic, three-line Japanese poem called a Haiku. This type of poem requires the writer to count the number of syllables per line; there are 5 syllables in line one, 7 syllables in line two, and 5 syllables in line three.  Younger children will  … Read more

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  • Celebrate the beauty of winter and nature by trying out a classic, three-line Japanese poem called a Haiku. This type of poem requires the writer to count the number of syllables per line; there are 5 syllables in line one, 7 syllables in line two, and 5 syllables in line three. Younger children will enjoy clapping  … Read more

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  •   Description Identify beginning letter sounds while learning about the human body. Children cut apart a letter strip and match each sound to the correct picture.  Do you have wooden or magnetic letters on hand?  Deepen your child’s understanding of letter sounds by using them to make the words on the printable. We love to  … Read more

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  •   ‘Tis the season for appreciating leaves as they change color and gracefully fall from the branches… What better way to join in on the fun than with some leaf counting and leaf observations?   Description Math is everywhere! For this activity have your students find the numeral under each tree; you may want to  … Read more

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  • There are few things in life as constant as seeing the Moon at night, yet what seems most predictable about the Moon, is the cycle of change that it experiences month after month. Children are naturally curious about the Moon and the mystique that it holds, which makes it a great entry point for learning  … Read more

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  • We are getting geared up for a busy fall at Playful Learning and are looking for experienced teachers to join our team as we expand our services into NYC. Teachers in NYC (freelance/consultant position): We are looking for inspiring teachers, who love the constructivist approach to education. If you are an early childhood or elementary teacher, are ready to  … Read more

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  • As our children go back to school and fill the classrooms or dive into their homeschool experiences, it’s important to remember the strong connection between social and emotional safety and academic success. Neuroscience shows that when a child is feeling stress about personal relationships, their home life, or pressures at school, they are far less likely  … Read more

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  • Current events provide great entry points for playful learning experiences. The Olympics offer many educational opportunities for young children. Some possible themes for exploration are: geography, flags, national anthems, introduction to different cultures, teamwork, and the list goes on… In preparation for the Olympic opening ceremonies, we thought it would be fun explore flags around the world...

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  • One of the greatest gifts we can give our children is a love of reading… Yet, as many of us know, it doesn’t necessarily come easy. Even with our best efforts and intentions, it can be hard to figure out how to spark and maintain an interest in reading with our children. When our daughters  … Read more

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  • Science is so fascinating because it is literally all around us, and simple machines are the perfect examples! We use them daily, often without even realizing it. Enjoy the video below and have fun searching for simple machines in your homes and neighborhoods! Learn to see the world in a new way, identifying the simple machines  … Read more

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  • 1. / 2. / 3. / 4. / 5. / 6. / 7. / 8. / 9.  A profound insight that I’ve gained from spending time (both professionally and personally) in the company of children, is the powerful connection between diet and behavior. Over the years I have seen consistent patterns between the food children  … Read more

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  • What could be better than good literature, math explorations, and a dose of poetry? Good children’s literature naturally engages students and often initiates meaningful, rich discussions. Literature draws us in and keeps us together around a central theme, but also lets us enter based on our personal experiences and interests. Often, we can touch most, if  … Read more

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  • One of the most powerful lessons that we can teach our children is that they have the power to control their thoughts. Cognitive science has confirmed that positive thinking is a learned trait and that the more children practice this skill the stronger their neural connections become. Yes, sometimes life sends us challenging situations, but  … Read more

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  • When we slow down and and take the time to focus on simply noticing, the natural world comes alive with inspiration. The Colors Of Nature activity encourages us to slow down with the children in our lives and take in all of beautiful color variations and subtle nuances that nature has to offer. Simply print  … Read more

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  • We’re so excited about beginning the Starting a Writer’s Notebook online workshop, which marks the beginning of Camp Playful Learning next week! It’s a great opportunity to nurture your child’s writing life during the summer months. Often as parents we forget to see the forest for the trees when it comes to our children’s writing. It’s  … Read more

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