April is National Stress Awareness Month.
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!
Innovation in the ClassroomView All Innovation Articles
Need help adjusting to your children being home during school hours?
Can we still show our humanity while being asked to stay apart?
Three easy strategies for giving students feedback about their work.
Four ways to create supportive spaces for mindfulness.
A list of 20 positive affirmation alternatives to try!
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 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.
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!
Why are preschool teachers paid the least. 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
“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.