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3 Terrific Reasons Why Technology is So Important to STEM (STEAM) Education in Preschools

Technology is incredibly important to the world we live in today.

From our mobile phones to our computers, even our houses make use of smart technology to enrich our lives for the better.

For the children of tomorrow, learning about tech has never been more exciting.

Technology is the second letter in the STEM (STEAM) acronym and for the next generation of technologists, it’s important that technology lessons at preschool are fun, age appropriate and engaging.

At Kids Konnect preschools, our exciting play-based curriculum is filled with activities developed with STEM (STEAM) subjects at the forefront.

With the next generation born into homes already decked out with the latest tech, knowing basic computer skills and abilities is an essential precursor for later success.

In this blog, we’ll discover 3 reasons why we think technology is so important to preschool education.

Play-Based Learning: 5 Fun Ways Preschool Children Learn STEM (STEAM) Concepts

 
Learning through play is one of the most exciting and enjoyable experiences for preschool children.

That’s why, at Kids Konnect we offer your child our play-based curriculum filled with STEM (STEAM) focused activities to encourage your little one to develop and grow in a friendly and interesting environment.

But why do we focus so much on play? And how do STEM activities in early childhood prepare children for further education and later life?

Let’s discover 5 ways preschoolers learn about STEM subjects through play based learning and how these activities get your child ready for the world of work.

How Much Is Too Much Screen Time for Preschool Kids?

The debate surrounding how much time a child should spend in front of a screen is a controversial topic discussed by everyone from concerned parents to healthcare professionals and even in Congress.

5 Online Safety Tips for Preschool Kids

The Internet as we know it today is an amazing source of learning and fun for adults and kids alike. Preschoolers can play, learn, create and connect, all at the click of a button.

5 Perfect Shows for Preschool Kids Streaming on Netflix

Don't want to sit through another hour of Noddy? We hear you! Do you find it difficult to find something suitable for the whole family? Me too! For these reasons alone, we put together a shortlist of our favorite shows currently streaming on Netflix.

Naturally, we've tried to keep it educational and made sure that these popular shows have multiple seasons available (at time of publication). However, as awesome as they maybe, it's a good idea to establish some screen-time rules to keep binge-watching to a minimum and make time for play.