Are your students interested in emojis? Mine are obsessed! We stumbled upon this interest after setting out some loose parts for the children to explore in the first few weeks of school. One student created a “winking emoji” with his loose parts which, when shared with the class, created an uproar of excited children all […]
Play dough is one of the wondrous materials of childhood. Combining emojis and play dough is brilliant! Young children are in a huge learning time for understanding and recognizing emotions on a cognitive, psychological, and visual level. Plus it’s fun, and a form of literacy that children may have already been exposed to through cell phones and computers. Fine motor skills and creativity are also developed, so I say Bravo to the Curious Kindergarten!