learning body parts

Readiness for Kindergarten – Hearts & Other Parts, Part 3

I’m not sure what it is with all the 3’s but today’s post is  3 suggestions for toys when it comes to learning about hearts and other body parts. Kids learn through play and a doctor kit stimulates all kinds of learning. In addition to some specific words for different body parts, there’s lots of … Continue reading Readiness for Kindergarten – Hearts & Other Parts, Part 3

Readiness for Kindergarten – Hearts & Other Parts, Part 2

As mentioned in Part 1, you can’t beat February for learning about hearts and other body parts. Another way to help young children learn about bodies besides songs and games is with books. Any bookstore will have lots of stories about bodies, from board books with only a few pages, to Dr. Seuss to The … Continue reading Readiness for Kindergarten – Hearts & Other Parts, Part 2

Readiness for Kindergarten – Hearts & Other Parts, Part 1

You can’t beat February and hearts for learning ideas, (pun intended:). Today’s activity suggestion uses hearts and other parts. Very young little ones enjoy playing the game where adults ask them to point to parts of their face even if we have to supply the answers, “Where’s your nose?” “Here it is. That’s a nose.” … Continue reading Readiness for Kindergarten – Hearts & Other Parts, Part 1