Early Childhood NEWSlink: April 2015 Issue

Celebrate Week of the Young Child With Us!

NAEYC’s Week of the Young Child™ is April 12-18 and we have a bunch of fun things lined up for you! The theme for this year’s Week of the Young Child™ is Celebrating Our Youngest Learners. Join us as we celebrate with arts and crafts, math and science activities, delicious snacks and more!

Is Art Frivolous?
by Marie E. Cecchini

The simple answer, of course, is "No," and yet art is one of the first items to be eliminated from a school budget when tax increases are not approved. As educators, we understand the value of art within a school curriculum. We know that art education helps students grow and learn in a number of ways.

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DIY Egg Crayons

This is the perfect craft for spring, and the resulting crayons can be used over and over again!

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