Infant Room Goals -brief overview

 Dr. Jana Urban –  Educational Blog   Infant Room Goals 1) Gross-to- fine motor activities: We will develop activities that allow infants the opportunity to develop the ability to: Look up, look across, look down, crawl “to”-reach “for”- grab onto- grasp/ hold for a period of time- pull/push flex and extend arms/ legs, pivot, sit Read More

How We Learn to Write in Early Childhood

Center Happeings The ability to write requires developmental skills such as eye hand coordination- fine motor ability and visual discrimination – These are skills a child develops by practice with age appropriate developmental materials such as blocks- play dough- easel painting – puzzles- as well as being provided with crayons markers- pencils and any other “writing Read More

Circle Time by Dr Jana

“Circle Time” in Early Childhood Centers: by Dr Jana These are the items we cover during “circle time”, age appropriately. This is a comprehensive list for staff, and some suggested guidelines of methodology to follow for each age group. It’s important for parents and staff to know that we do cover these basic items in Read More

Teacher, build me up

Teacher, Teacher Teacher, teacher, teacher, teach me now Teacher, teacher, teacher, guide me now Teacher, teacher, teacher, show the way You are my light You are my guide. Teacher, teacher, teacher, comfort me Give your listening ears when I cry Help me find the strength in what I can You are my help, You are my guide. Read More

I wonder what you are…

Twinkle, Little Star – Jane Taylor 1806 Twinkle, twinkle, little star, How I wonder what you are! Up above the world so high, Like a diamond in the sky! When the blazing sun is gone, When he nothing shines upon, Then you show your little light, Twinkle, twinkle, all the night. Then the traveller in Read More