STEM and Preschoolers- The WHY

STEM and Preschoolers- The WHY


Episode Summary

Do you do STEM Challenges with your preschoolers? Some wonder if STEM is too complicated for young children…  But, when it comes down to it-  STEM promotes out of the box thinking - which we want even our youngest of children to be able to do.

In this episode, join host Ashley Rives as she walks you through why you should consider incorporating STEM into your preschool classroom AND gives some great examples on how to do it!

Topics Discussed:

  • Why STEM is now a buzz word
  • The biggest WHY I have for STEM and Preschoolers
  • Academic Learning
  • Intellectual Learning


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Connect with Ashley:

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More About the Lovely Preschool Teachers Podcast: 

Are you a busy preschool teacher who loves gaining new ideas, perspectives and inspiration for your classroom? The Lovely Preschool Teachers Podcast is here to help you up your confidence in educating early learners in a quick, actionable way!

As an early educator who is still in the classroom, Ashley Rives will share the ins and outs of how she runs her classroom in a play-based, child-centered way. Each week, expect a new episode focused on actionable strategies to level up your abilities and confidence as a preschool teacher.

Ashley Rives is an early educator with over 17 years of experience and a strong passion to help teachers implement child-centered learning in preschool classrooms all over the world. You can follow her on Instagram @lovelycommotion or learn more at the Lovely Commotion Preschool Resources website: