Early childhood educators…parents…meet MESS: MESS: Marvelous Explorations Through Science and Stories.  MESS is a guide to introducing scientific discovery and concepts to young children. 

The introduction to MESS discusses the value of science and discovery for early childhood education.   It also describes the goals of MESS and how to most effectively utilize the guides in an early learning classroom.

The nine guides include the following topics:

  1. Animals: Fur, Fins, Feathers, and More
  2. Insects and Spiders
  3. Investigating Water
  4. Kitchen Science
  5. My Body My Senses
  6. Our Natural World
  7. Physical Science
  8. Plant Life
  9. Prehistoric Life

Take time to utilize these guides in your classroom and see what science can do for the development of your children.