Friday, May 10, 2013

Exploring Ice

We took advantage of the warm weather we have had and explored ice while outside. The toddlers touched, observed the ice. We discussed what they were experiencing.

Ohio Early Learning and Development Standards

Social and Emotional Development
          Strand: Relationships
                     Topic: Peer Interactions and Relationships
                                Engage in associative play with peers

Approaches toward Learning
           Strand: Initiative
                      Topic: Initiative and Curiosity
                                  Experiment in the environment with purpose
           Strand: Engagement and Persistence
                       Topic: Persistence
                                  Engage in self-initiated activities for sustained
                                  periods of time

Physical Well-Being and Motor Development
            Strand: Motor Development
                        Topic: Small Muscle: Touch, Grasp, Reach, Manipulate
                                    Coordinate the use of arms, hands, and fingers to 
                                    accomplish tasks

Cognition and General Knowledge 
      Sub-Domain: Science
               Strand: Science Inquiry and Application
                          Topic: Inquiry
                                     Engage in sustained and complex manipulation of 
                                     Engage in focused observations of objects and events
                                     in the environment
                                     Ask questions about objects and events in the

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