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Every Moment Matters

Posted by: Rhonda February 20, 2018

Much of what occurs in a child’s day may seem trivial or monotonous from an adult’s perspective: going out, coming in; jacket on, jacket off; choosing a toy, putting it away. . .

However, because children live intensely “in the moment”, it is precisely within the context of these seemingly ordinary routines that learning happens.

As early childhood educators we need to find ways to capture and celebrate the regular rituals in a child’s day and “turn the ordinary into the extraordinary”. To get started, try these ideas from Sandra Duncan: The Power of Everyday Moments.