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Welcome to the Becker’s Early Childhood Education Blog. Consider this as your home base to gain valuable insights from other educators in the early childhood education space as well as our early learning experts here at Becker’s. You’ll find educational tips, ideas, news, and more! Our blog articles are written to inspire early childhood educators and caretakers of young children with hundreds of ideas for creative play and learning for kids. We'll also address any challenges you have in the classroom and how to overcome them. We want you to be the best early childhood educators you can be.
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Innovation in the ClassroomView All Innovation Articles
Ways to show kindness.
Anti-racism in the classroom.
Ways to keep play social and safe!
Positive thoughts for virtual learning!
Books for the summer reading list!
3 tips to foster kindness.
How to end school year from home.
Arts & CraftsView All Arts & Crafts Articles
Let go of excuses and allow your students’ creativity to shine!
Here are some must-have classroom adhesives for teachers!
Art activities for the kindergarten classroom
5 Ways to Extend the Finger Painting for Toddlers
Infants and ToddlersView All Infant and Toddler Articles
Gifts that inspire learning!
5 ways to teach toddlers to be initiators of communication.
Ideas for expanding young children’s creativity and learning with loose parts.
Check out this list of loose parts that are safe in the infant and toddler room!
Take a look at these new strategies for reading to toddlers in your child care center.
Here are some tips on fostering toddler autonomy in the child care center.
Toddlers will bite! Here's what to do when toddlers bite in the child care center.
The Week of the Young Child™ Family Friday is all about celebrating families!
Professional DevelopmentView All Professional Development Articles
Recap of NAEYC's Annual Conference in Nashville, TN!
Teachers: Enter to win one of twenty-five $25 gift cards!
Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) can transform learning environments.
Highlights from at NAEYC where we displayed new products for 2019!
Celebrate Child Care Professionals on Child Providers Appreciation Day!
Show appreciation for teachers today and all year-long!
Read this article if you feel preschool teachers should be paid more!
Highlights from the Becker's Booth at NAEYC in Atlanta.
Sensory Play & More!View All Sensory Play Articles
Prevent boredom, add novelty!
Tips for setting up your summer camp at home.
Ideas to keep your child actively learning this summer.
The Great Outdoors Month is a great time to get kids outside exploring!
Ideas for fun social distancing games this summer!
Ideas to keep your preschoolers engaged this summer!
Three simple outdoor play ideas that support learning.
Ways to promote healthy habits during the month of May!
STEM/STEAMView All Stem/Steam Articles
Fabulous fall activities!
Ramp Activities in the STEM Area
Explore a fun dinosaur activity lesson for kids!
Explore a fun animal adaptations lesson for kids!
Explore a fun activity with fruits and seeds for children!
Explore a fun worm activity for children!
Experiments with light and shadows for your young scientists!
Water is the perfect laboratory for young scientists!