Green activities for indoor and outdoor learning!
Teach children important early learning skills with environmentally friendly activities from Redleaf Press. Whether you're looking for indoor learning ideas or an outdoor adventure, you'll find them in our Green Activities set!
Read a sample chapter and the table of contents from Learn and Play the Green Way!
Don't throw it awayuse it for play! Turn items headed for the trash into fun, educational, and safe toys and activities for young children. Find one hundred creative and clever ideas repurposing common household objectsincluding shoeboxes, fabric scraps, plastic lids, and buttonsinto entertaining playthings. They benefit children's early learning by promoting sensory perception and development in physical; social and emotional; cognitive; and language and communication areas.
Organized by age group, Learn and Play the Green Way has sections for infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and schoolagers. Activities include:
- A description of the ways children of different ages might use the toy
- Suggestions for extending the learning
- A list of materials needed and step-by-step instructions
- A green idea for additional ways to be eco-friendly
Read a sample chapter and the table of contents from Hey Kids! Out the Door, Let's Explore!
Open the door to exciting and fun learning adventures!
Whether pastures or skyscrapers are outside your door, the world around you is rich with learning opportunities. Walking trips are a terrificand inexpensiveway for children to explore and experience their community. Use children's interests as starting points to plan walks that are meaningful and engaging, and let children's natural curiosity and wonder help guide their learning as they investigate neighborhood gardens, markets, and even construction sites.
With 27 nature, community, and concept walks, Hey Kids! Out the Door, Let's Explore! promotes children's early learning. Included with each walk are vocabulary words and related children's books; a list of suggested items to bring along; and tips to extend children's learning before, during, and after the outing. You will also find planning and preparation materials, sample permission forms, and guidelines for carrying out safe and educational walking trips.