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Summer Camp'16 @ Saplings Montessori

Themes

We love learning with themes. Both in the classroom and at home I have enjoyed teaching with themes. Not only is it a fun way to explore new topics with kids, there are also many educational benefits. Early childhood News has a detailed article ab...

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Creative Storytelling With Kids Using Puppets

Pretend play is a great way to encourage language development, explore new scenarios in a child’s life, build on a child’s self confidence and presentation.

Arts And Crafts For Kids

Arts and crafts for kids are fun for children and the young-at-heart! These art & craft activities cover a wide range of subjects for young artists, future artisanal book makers, potential puppeteers, and more. These aren't just arts and crafts fo...

Learning Good Manners & Etiquette

Teaching our children good manners at an early age may solve many problems down the road. Manners, proper etiquette some would say, may be one of the top lessons a child needs to learn. As an adult we have to behave in a certain manner.

The Benefits Of Puzzles In Early Childhood Development

People have long known that puzzles present many benefits for children as they develop. Children usually start out with simple knobbed puzzles that are outlines of simple shapes that fit into corresponding board cutouts. From there they go to more...

Gardening For Children

Children can learn new skills, have fun, play and develop self-confidence by spending time in the garden tending plants and growing their own food. Most children enjoy being outdoors and love digging in the soil, getting dirty, creating things and...

The Benefits Of Using Music With Young Children

Excerpted, with permission from Gari Stein's The More We Get Together: Nurturing Relationships Through Music, Play, Books and Art Everything about good music is positive, with the power to affect our lives forever. In our hurry-up dot-com world, m...

How To Teach Kids Empathy Through Dance

“Dance is the ultimate form of expression, which sounds elitist,” Kelsch said. “But when I watch West Side Story, I say, ‘If we could just solve the world’s problems like that.’ Just do a pirouette and BOOM.

Model Rocket

A model rocket is a small scale rocket, which can be launched by most anyone, making model rocketry a popular sport among children. Model rockets are usually constructed of paper, cardboard, plastic, wood, and/or other lightweight materials.

Curiosity: The Fuel Of Development

Children are such curious creatures. They explore, question, and wonder, and by doing so, learn. From the moment of birth, likely even before, humans are drawn to new things.

Rc Flight Simulator

Just in case anyone doesn’t know what an RC Flight Simulator is. It's a program that is loaded onto a personal computer that replicates the flight of RC helicopters and airplanes.

The Benefits Of Spatial Thinking

The humble building block, the staple of children’s toys, has led more than one toddler to a career in science, engineering, or architecture. At the very least, the block has lent itself to children’s awareness and understanding of spatial matters...

Basic Robotics

This robotics introduction teaches the basics of the robot world, offering robot information covering everything from artificial intelligence to robot mechanics and robots in industries such as car manufacturing and the military. Learn about robot...

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Summer Camp'16 @ Saplings Montessori

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