Let go of excuses and allow your students’ creativity to shine!
Welcome to the Becker’s 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!
Arts & CraftsView All Arts & Crafts Articles
Here are some must-have classroom adhesives for teachers!
Art activities for the kindergarten classroom
5 Methods to Extend the Finger Painting Experience.
Infants and ToddlersView All Infant and Toddler Articles
The Week of the Young Child™ Family Friday is all about celebrating families!
Arsty Thursday is all about inspiring children to be creative in the classroom!
The Week of the Young Child™ believes when children work together, they learn together!
Tasty Tuesday can help turn your preschoolers into healthy foodies-in-training!
The Week of the Young Child™ is here — sing, dance, celebrate, and learn on Music Monday!
Now is the time to break out the spring books for toddlers and preschoolers!
Are you allowing infants to practice object permanence in the classroom?
Looking for toddler storytime ideas? Take a look at these strategies for reading to toddlers.
InnovationView All Innovation Articles
Four ways to create supportive spaces for mindfulness.
A list of 20 positive affirmation alternatives to try in the early classroom
Three ways to prevent children from running out of the classroom.
The INSTILL Social and Emotional (SEL) Curriculum is here - learn more!
Increase prosocial behavior in the classroom with these techniques!
What to do when an infant or toddler bites!
A teacher with a growth mindset is key to early social-emotional learning!
Interview with Yoga and Mindfulness Instructor Bari Koral
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!
Preschool teachers should be paid more and here's why!
Highlights from the Becker's Booth at NAEYC in Atlanta.
Sensory Play & More!View All Sensory Play Articles
“The development of the mind comes through movement.” ~Maria Montessori
Is kindergarten the new first grade?
"Play is the highest form of research." ~Albert Einstein
Recommendations for sensory play products to engage each sense.
The benefits of children playing outdoors are many. Take a look!
STEM/STEAMView All Stem/Steam Articles
Becker’s is Now an Authorized Distributor for LEGO® Education Solutions for Early Learning
Are they a construction toy, a STEM activity, or a math manipulative? Unwrap the mystery here!
Three products that combine drama and literacy into early STEM teachings.
Teaching STEM/STEAM in the early education classroom is possible.