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Never Squash a Bug
Sung to "Row, Row, Row, Your Boat"

Never, never squash a bug,
They’re mother nature's friends.
Catch one in a plastic jar, Then let it go again.
~ author unknown

Never Squash a Bug

1 Hour in Curriculum Development

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A good early childhood curriculum is based on how children develop and learn.  It consists of a wide range of concepts, experiences, and materials designed to meet the developmental needs of a group of children.  This training will review the importance of curriculum development  and offer tons of activity suggestions to incorporate into your lesson planning.

 Learning Outcomes:

  • Identify why is it important for adults to not show the children any fear of insects

  • Learn new ideas for incorporating a bug theme in your curriculum

  • Identify ways to teach about bugs

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