Fifty years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson declared a War on Poverty, and introduced legislation aiming to reduce the national poverty rate. As shown in this chart, in 1964, 23 percent of U.S. children lived in poverty.
Read the April/May 2015 issue of Teaching Young Children. Each issue provides useful, research-based ideas and activities that preschool teachers, educators, and family child care providers can use in their classrooms. This issue includes articles about creating eco-art, doing yoga, and texture painting with preschoolers.