Even though early years settings and schools in England reopen to all in September, the face of education continues to change and adapt. For other early learners across the world, their education continues to be home based or blended with some school days.
No matter where you are teaching and learning though, creativity and connections have been challenged!
International Dot Day, themed around the story The Dot by Peter H. Reynolds, falls on September 15th-ish each year. This global celebration of bravery, creativity and connections encourages young children to make their mark on the world.
To help teachers, librarians and parents plan for an alternative International Dot Day, 22 Apple Distinguished Educators have worked together to plan 37 creative activities for your International Dot Day:
These project walkthroughs are published in a free book available to download from Apple Books which includes links to any resources and apps you will need – all for free too!
Every activity has been crafted to be creative and multi-media rich so that home, blended and school based learning can be engaging and fun no matter what adaptations have been put in place.