For the majority of your child’s early years, you are the main decision maker in her life. You decide what and when she’ll eat, what she’ll wear, what her day will look like, and when she’ll go to bed. However, part of your job as a parent is to teach your child to become independent […]
Bring a bit of the Mardi Gras celebration to your house with this quick and easy King Cake by Real Life at Home. Get the directions here.
Parents want their children to have the best chance in school. When their children near the age of starting preschool, they may wonder what they can do to help their kids prepare. Learning begins at home and many academic and social skills that are necessary for preschool are naturally taught in the home environment long […]
Couple this craft by No Time for Flashcards with a book or two about our early presidents for a fun way to celebrate Presidents’ Day. Get the directions here.
Stuck in a story time rut? These 70+ best books for kids offer fresh stories to keep both you and your child interested in reading! It’s bedtime. You tell your child to pick out one book and you’ll read it before you turn the lights out. They grab one off the shelf and you shudder […]
Studies have shown the impact that positivity and negativity can have on a person. While negativity creates stress, narrows your focus, and decreases your concentration, positivity enhances happiness, expands your outlook, and increases cognitive abilities. In other words, you are happier, more productive, and smarter when you have a positive outlook. But how do you […]
“Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children, play is serious learning. Play is really the work of childhood.” -Fred Rogers How to Foster Play That Encourages Learning How often have you sat your child down to work on letter recognition? Or felt guilty that you […]
The need to teach children how to rely on technological resources when learning new skills is increasing. Kids must become more adept in using the web and other tools to conduct research, evaluate informational sources, and collect data, among other things. Thus, technology in the kindergarten classroom is essential for giving early learners a good […]
Below: The benefits of social/emotional learning for children are many. Here’s why it should be incorporated into both school and everyday life. Being a kid these days isn’t easy. The pressure to join dozens of activities begins before they’re even walking. They’re expected to master academic skills at younger and younger ages. Bullying, online and in […]
The learning possibilities are endless with these Valentine themed number cards from Fun a Day. Learn more and get the printable here.