If your child is struggling to hold their pencil correctly, there are many things you can do to help your child correct their grip.
If you have a young child, you have probably realized that your child will go through phases from time to time. For example, your child has probably had a “mine” phase where he or she essentially marks everything as belonging to him or her. It can be a challenge to get children to correctly interpret […]
If you have a child that is getting ready for kindergarten, you are probably trying to make sure they are as ready as possible. One of the areas that children need to learn at a young age involves shapes and colors. These skills are important for making sure children are ready to start their journey […]
Helping your child to develop strong number sense is one of the best ways to help them prepare for math in school and later in life. Luckily, there are many fun and easy ways to help your child learn to count to 20. The following tips will help you teach your child to count to 20, […]
Learning left and right is an important activity for children getting ready to start kindergarten. There are a few helpful strategies that parents can use.
Scissors are an important part of arts and crafts; however, they can also be dangerous. How can parents teach children how to safely use scissors?
tl;dr Start young – don’t wait for school to handle common maturity issues Emphasize accepting responsibility for one’s actions (the things you can control) Make honesty a priority at home – explain why even little fibs lead to lack of trust (for both parents and children) Focus on self-control and how it is a lifelong […]
tl;dr Every child is unique and deserves the best opportunities for success “Gifted” spans multiple areas: Intellect Academic Creative Social Physical Leadership And many, many more! Find your child’s passion and nurture your child’s talents Avoid activities that result in too much stress to young children Help your child grow through reading and discussion Celebrate […]
tl;dr Children are naturally curious – don’t discourage them! Curiosity drives better learning Set a good example – ask questions and keep learning Challenge ideas Provide encouragement when children question ideas Encourage flexibility and creativity Love and support foster good habits Help them find their passion Compare their cognitive development and school readiness against their […]
Extra curricular activities are the key to promoting physical and mental wellness in children, especially in kindergarten and preschool. By engaging your children in fun and challenging activities, you let them uncover their innate talents and help them become well-rounded grownups. The good thing about extra curricular activities is that they are generally fun and […]