Time for Bed, Let’s Read!

You know the routine: pajamas on, teeth brushed, and then it’s time for bedtime stories. Bedtime stories are a time-honored tradition for so many reasons: Bedtime readings offer a soothing transition from active play to sleep. Reading together creates positive feelings and strengthens relationships. Read-alouds are one of the very best ways to boost early [...]

The benefits of outdoor play in the early years

Now more than ever, we must recognise the importance of outdoor play when it comes to the impact it has on early years development. Not only does it act as an integral part of a child's learning opportunities, but it can help massively benefit children's mental and physical health and wellbeing. Mental health issues among children [...]

Importance of getting involved with your kids’ Preschool

Parental involvement is very important for the kids success and also it enhances the parent teacher relationship creating a positive environment for the child to develop physical, emotional and intellectual well-being. There are many ways for the parents to involve themselves in their child’s learning journey at preschool. Active and effective communication with schools: The [...]

Simple Tips For Better Organization

It can seem impossible to keep a tidy home when you have children. Here are some helpful tips to stay organized and keep your home clean. Teachers know that children are happier and more engaged when their classroom feels calm and they can find materials. But organized classrooms don’t just happen: experienced teachers have routines [...]

11 Tips For Working From Home With Kids

You thought those remote-school days were behind you; that class time and work time were now and forever blissfully in separate places. Then there’s that dreaded notification: your child needs to stay home because (s)he was exposed. Suddenly there you are again: all of you together in the house; you on your computer, your partner [...]

Music for Kids: Music Games & Activities

Music is woven into the fabric of our lives. View these fun games that help foster children’s understanding and love of music. The importance of music in early childhood is clear by how much music is woven into the fabric of our entire lives. It is a part of our everyday experiences, as well as [...]

Social play and its benefits

Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning, but for children play is serious learning. Play, really, is the work of childhood. That work is the activity through which children build lifelong skills and abilities. Taking part in social interactions with their peers and familiar adults is one really [...]

Difference Between Preschool and Pre-K

Many early childhood centers offer both preschool and pre-kindergarten. Learn about their similarities and differences. Many early childhood schools and centers offer both preschool and pre-kindergarten, sometimes called “kindergarten prep” programs. Parents often ask about the difference between preschool and pre-kindergarten, and wonder if pre-kindergarten is really necessary. A quality early childhood education is about providing a well-rounded [...]

How to Cope with Stress: Stress Relief Strategies for the Whole Family

Try these stress busting activities to help your whole family – even your kids – manage the stress and anxiety of daily life. Days are busy. Work, school, activities, and more can sap our time and energy. So much so that “stress busting” has become big business. One can readily find meditation apps, adult coloring [...]

Reading with Children at Home & in the Classroom

Reading with children is one of the pleasures of parenting. As we share beloved books, we transfer culture and build bonds. Reading aloud also helps develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. Reading with children can even boost executive function. In this guide, you’ll learn more about the benefits of reading to children, what [...]