Resources

  • Heads In, Hearts In: Flip Flop Rhyming Fun

    Published on October 18, 2018

    In this activity, the child will practice understanding how rhyming words start with different letters or sounds, but end the same way. They will match up words that rhyme by matching halves of pairs of flip flops.

  • Heads In, Hearts In: Feelings Mask

    Published on October 18, 2018

    In this activity, you will explore emotions with the child by creating a mask that represents a feeling or emotion.

  • Heads In, Hearts In: Feather Color Match

    Published on October 18, 2018

    In this activity, adults will encourage and support children as they practice their fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination by matching the colors of feathers to dots on a piece of plastic foam.

  • Heads In, Hearts In: Cupcake Counting

    Published on October 18, 2018

    In this activity, adults will encourage and support children as they practice their fine motor skills, hand-eye coordination and counting by placing the correct number of pompoms in the cupcake liner.

  • Heads In, Hearts In: Birds Eating Worms

    Published on October 18, 2018

    In this activity, children will practice fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination by grasping, opening and closing clothespins.

  • Heads In, Hearts In: Clothespin Letters

    Published on October 18, 2018

    In this activity,the child will learn to recognize letters and spell words as they practice and develop their fine motor skills by matching clothespin letters to letters in a word.

  • Children & Youth Programming: Supporting Child and Family Development

    Published on April 24, 2017

    With a goal of ensuring every Michigan child is prepared with the knowledge, tools and skills to lead a healthy and productive life, MSU Extension’s children and youth programming uses the experiential learning model through which children learn best.

  • Teaching Science When You Don’t Know Diddly-Squat Series

    Published on March 2, 2017

    You do not need all the answers to teach science. You simply need an inquisitive mind and to be willing to carry out an investigation. Learn how to teach inquiry-based science to youth with any of these lesson guides!

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