For Play’s Sake

For Play’s Sake! Emergent Math

Don’t say you are not a math person…. slow down & stay a while.   Emergent Math D.C.N. Developing Child Note: The emergent math skills of children 0 -5 begin way before number recognition and counting. Observations and explorations relating to mathematical...

For Play’s Sake: Emergent Fine Motor Skills

Play dough is my jam! How about you? My Squishy Squashy Soapbox D.C.N. Developing Child Note: The fine motor skills of young children are rapidly developing in the first 5 years. Little fingers are feeling, pushing, pulling, pinching, poking, and playing with all...

For Play’s Sake! Emergent Writing

Blog Reader, Blog Reader, What do you see? I see a bunch of scribbles looking at me. Emergent Writing D.C.N. Developing Child Note: The emergent writings of preschoolers develop in three phases. Scribbling falls into the first of the three, the early emergent stage....