Tag Archives: early childhood education

Simple Songs to Help Kids Stay Healthy During the Pandemic

By Amadee Ricketts, author of Gentle Hands and Other Sing-Along Songs for Social-Emotional Learning Here are some songs you can teach children to help them remember and understand the important issues of mask wearing and handwashing during the pandemic. The … Continue reading

Posted in Early Childhood | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Top 19 Posts of 2019

Before we jump into a new year of fantastic advice on the Free Spirit Publishing blog, let’s celebrate the top posts from 2019! We rounded up our most popular posts this year for your (re)reading pleasure. Got a favorite we … Continue reading

Posted in Free Spirit News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

8 Free Professional Learning Opportunities for Educators

Watch these edWeb and ECI webinar recordings, and you may be able to earn continuing education credits in 90 minutes or less. (All webinars are free, but you may be charged a small fee for continuing education credits.) You’ll find … Continue reading

Posted in Professional Development | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Build a Sense of Belonging in the Early Childhood Classroom

By Cheri J. Meiners, M.Ed., author of the Learning About Me & You, Learning to Get Along®, and Being the Best Me® series. Mr. Rogers was a strong advocate for children. In his much acclaimed and long running television show … Continue reading

Posted in Early Childhood, Parenting | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

If You’re Learning and You Know It, Sing a Song!

By Amadee Ricketts, author of Gentle Hands and Other Sing-Along Songs for Social-Emotional Learning Singing is a wonderful tool for learning, reinforcing concepts, and creating a warm and welcoming atmosphere in your home, library, or classroom. Music also plays a … Continue reading

Posted in Early Childhood | Tagged , , | Leave a comment