Kodo Library Exploring STEM with Toddlers Package provides open-ended materials which encourage multi-solution problem-solving and inspire interactions with caregivers and other children.
- Toddler Ramps
- Korxx Building Blocks Medium
- 2 Large Wooden Cars
- 2 Small Wooden Cars
- 4 Spiral Wool Balls
- Guided Investigations
- Suggestions for Children’s Literature
- Learning Concepts: extrapolate the learning that takes place during play experiences by connecting STEM, 21st century skills, pre-literacy and literacy skills
- Caregiver Connection: Prompts for parents and caregivers that include open-ended questions, vocabulary, and learning concepts
Appropriate for 18 months +
Simple prompt cards are easily displayed to invite parents and caregivers to engage their children in learning experiences during play. Open-ended questions and related vocabulary encourage the caregiver to take a hands-on approach to support their child’s pre-literacy, STEM, and 21st century skills.
Each set of materials includes a Facilitator Guide to support library staff in fostering the engagement of children and their caregivers through open-ended play experiences. Easily accessible language, invitations, and content ensures that the facilitator understands the learning opportunities and how to engage both child and caregiver in skill building through play.
Each Facilitator Guide includes:
- Introduction with learning concepts and skills fostered
- Tips for child + caregiver interaction
- Environment set up suggestions
- Comprehensive Children’s Literature List
- 4 Unpacking the Learning with connections to pre-literacy, STEM, and 21st century skills.
- 4 Guided Play Experiences with learning concepts and skills, vocabulary, age-specific related children’s literature, and tips for engaging caregivers
Each thoughtfully curated package comes with an extensive digital marketing package to ensure your investment in high quality learning materials and learning experiences is communicated to your community.
- Digital library including product images and lifestyle photos
- Downloadable promotional flyer with co-branding ability
- Downloadable website banner