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12 Important Questions to Ask When Choosing a Preschool

12 Important Questions to Ask When Choosing a Preschool

If you are starting to think about sending your child to preschool, I'm sure there are lots of questions running through your head. Is the school n...

Pumpkin Stories (with video)

Pumpkin Stories (with video)

Halloween is in our midst and so is fall. That means that there are pumpkins everywhere! Learning with pumpkins can be so much fun. Here is a simp...

How to Plan Your Preschool Day

How to Plan Your Preschool Day

"This activity, that center, this project... wait and that one too! Inside time, outside time... oh no! I forgot group time and snack time!"   H...

Spoon Walk - Activity time: 20 minutes

Spoon Walk - Activity time: 20 minutes

Materials Needed Two (2) Empty paper or plastic cup One (1) Plastic spoon Eight (8) Cheerios (or other small cereal) What your child will learn:...

Creating a Successful Classroom for 4 and 5 year olds

Creating a Successful Classroom for 4 and 5 year olds

  Welcome to the world of four and five-year-olds! The children in your class know foundational social skills and they are ready to move into more...

How to Survive a Super Hot OR Rainy Day with your Child

How to Survive a Super Hot OR Rainy Day with your Child

Rainy Days are often very long and eventful in an enclosed area full of rambunctious preschool aged and toddler aged children.  The fact that you ...

Fun & Delicious Ways to Cook with your Kids

Fun & Delicious Ways to Cook with your Kids

Worried your child is too young to help out in the kitchen? Think again! No matter how young, it’s never too early to introduce your little one to...

Teaching Children Through Art - A Special Gift

Teaching Children Through Art - A Special Gift

“Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.” Pablo Picasso   Messy, sticky, dirty, unorganized organic ar...

Family Friendly Outdoor Activities - No Matter Where you Live

Family Friendly Outdoor Activities - No Matter Where you Live

It is now summertime. The outdoors is calling your name (or your child’s name). One of the greatest things that Mother nature presents to children ...

Computer Kids - A Guide to Less Screentime

Computer Kids - A Guide to Less Screentime

Today I was asked about technology and my thoughts on it. As an early childhood educator, the new age of technology has been a struggle for me for ...
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