This article provides community field trip ideas within the Toronto.
We all know the importance of children being able to experience gross motor activities as well as being able to explore the outdoor world.
Welcome to another edition of Keeping in Touch.
Warmer weather is a perfect time for Registered Early Childhood Educators to remind themselves of how important the outdoors is to our children’s overall health and wellness.
Play, whether indoors or outdoors, is one of the most important things you can do with a child.
Here comes the sun, let’s get ready to have some fun!!! With summer just around the corner, it is important to be well equipped and ready to beat the heat.
After a snowy winter full of play opportunities (walking through deep snow, tasting maple tree sap and syrup, feeding chickadees), spring and summer afford additional opportunities for sensory and active play that cannot be replicated indoors!
Tips for outdoor programming
Welcome to another edition of Keeping In Touch. Summer is a busy and exciting time within programs.
Summer can be one of the most challenging times to program for children with special needs.
It’s summertime and that means water - everywhere.
Creating activities to engage children on the playground can pose a challenge.
When planning activities for outdoor fun, the BIGGER the better! Simple and familiar games become new again when they are adapted for the playground.
Physical activity should be a fun part of a child’s life every day and is essential for healthy child development. Supporting and developing physical literacy requires more than just providing time in childcare to be physically active.
Here are some easy and inexpensive fun things you can do at your day care or at home with your family. These can be adapted for most ages and abilities.
Summertime is an exciting time for children with all the bright sunshine and lots of outdoor play time! Home Child Care Providers need to implement activities for a variety of ages in a small group setting.
Outdoor activites and games to play with the children.
Your permanent climbing structure is one of your best assets on the playground.