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Plan Inclusive Learning Experience
A Scrumptious Sort (REC #6211) This simple activity has children sort, estimate, and count the shapes found in a cup of cereal such as Lucky Charms.

Learn More about Inclusion
Interactive Tools for Parents: Developmental Milestones (REC #9602) This interactive tool allows the user to view how a developmental milestone category changes as a child grows.

Build Family Connections
Pet Survey (REC #6214) This lesson has the children and teacher creating and conducting a survey about pets of friends and family, and eventually analyzing the results..

Explore Inquiry Projects
The Bird Project (REC #13859) One day, a preschool class placed corn kernels and pumpkin seeds outside in the meadow near the school. On their next visit, Keli exclaimed, “Someone ate the seeds from the pumpkin!” “Who do you think ate the seed?” the teacher asked, and ultimately a full-fledged investigation of birds ensued.

Examine Best Practices
Introducing Science to Young Children (REC #9492) This is the sixth best practice brief, a concise but in depth article detailing research based, authentic, and age appropriate experiences for young children.
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