Welcome to Early Science Matters, a website designed to help you foster the development of early science skills in children from birth through age five.
Visit our website to:
- Learn how to set up science-rich environments for infants, toddlers and preschoolers
- Download early science lesson plans
- View videos about early science concepts and activities
- Find links to a wide variety of early science resources
- Read blog posts by early science experts
Visit often to gain the knowledge and teaching skills you need to bring early science concepts to life for young learners.
Babies enter the world exploring, testing and evaluating cause and effect.— The Roots of STEM Success: Changing Early Learning Experiences to Build Lifelong Thinking Skills (2018)
Learn the science concepts you’ll need to teach young children
Set up an environment that promotes science literacy
Videos coming soon!
View science lessons for toddlers and preschoolers
Throughout the year, our early science blogger shares valuable insights and information about young children and science.
Check back often so you don’t miss a single blog—and join in the conversation by asking questions or leaving comments at the end of each post.
The Early Science Matters blog is my go-to resource for hands-on, sensory-rich activities that show even the youngest learners just how cool science can be.
— A Family Child Care Provider