Monthly Archives: November 2011

Snowy Rhymes for Winter Time!

Winter is most beautiful to me when children get excited about the first falling snow, and they begin to anticipate building a snowman, making snow angels or catching fluffy flakes on their tongues.  Activities like fingerplays and felt board stories encourage children … Continue reading

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Picture Books about Colour

Here is a collection of some truly amazing picture books that will encourage young children to explore and understand a variety of concepts and ideas related to colours.  They can discover how colours are combined, how colours can represent feelings … Continue reading

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Research on Music and Brain Development

“In a shared social setting or in solitude, music is meaningful to the very young and motivates them to participate physically, emotionally and cognitively…in the child-care center the emotional content of music seems to unite the group…to self-comfort, individual children … Continue reading

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