Assessment is … Continuous (Part 2 of 3)

At The Adventurous Child, we understand that assessment is not only happening at the end of the semester or year. Teachers are constantly assessing their students’ progress. Assessment can also take many forms: it can be the teacher and his … READ MORE

Assessment is … Continuous (Part 1 of 3)

Here’s some food for thought! Kim Hughes and Dominic Gullo from the magazine Young Children wrote about assessment: “Assessment is a continuous process. Ideally, assessment describes the progress of a child’s learning not just after a single test but over … READ MORE

Welcome Back!

Hi, everyone. It’s been a while since we last chatted. Springtime is busy at The Adventurous Child and at our Outdoor Preschool Store, and we bet it’s busy for you, too. School is winding down – or over for the … READ MORE

Learn Healthy Eating in the Garden

It is difficult to pick up a publication and not see an article about childhood obesity and obesity-related complications, including type 2 diabetes, high cholesterol and high blood pressure. Through gardening we can introduce preschool children to healthy food options … READ MORE

Staying Healthy and Using the Outdoors

Physical fitness is becoming a part of many preschool curriculums and state early learning standards. Some of the findings show that simply having pathways for children to walk on keeps them moving and increases fitness levels. To help create pathways … READ MORE