- xxi, 160 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
- Additional Authors
- Kroll, Linda Ruth,
- Includes bibliographical references.Infants and toddlers : STEAM learning from the beginning of life -- Engaging in STEAM concepts : working with clay -- STEAM in routines and rituals -- Engaging in STEAM concepts with multipurpose materials -- STEAM in movement and music -- STEAM connections with light -- Establishing an environment for STEAM learning for infants and toddlers -- Tools, media, and materials -- Reflection and design : how does the environment function? -- What next? : STEAM in preschool.STEAM is a development and extension of the original STEM efforts with the goal to support innate creativity and innovation that all children possess. This book serves as a platform for educators to observe and facilitate infants and toddlers natural curiosities around STEAM concepts. The text discusses tangible, rich STEAM learning environments for children from birth through age two and introduces where this learning can go next as children transition into the preschool years.