Jokes are good for your family's healthy. Experts report that a sense of humor is correlated with better coping skills in times of stress and higher self-esteem. Humor can even help combat mood disorders.
Is your goal to encourage children's creativity through developmentally appropriate art experiences? Review the differences between process- and product-focused art to help you get started.
Learn the when, why, and how of modeling inspiration in preschool.
Toddlerhood provides a valuable window of opportunity for kids to learn and develop the skills they need to succeed in life.
This resource includes Spanish translations of traditional American children's songs to be used in bilingual playgroups for infants, toddlers, and their families.
When our son could barely speak he communicated what he was thinking by signing. I still remember one particularly memorable story to this day because of what it revealed to me about how toddlers think and learn.
With recent temperatures already breaking 100 degrees, seasoned Arizonans can no longer ignore the inevitable. Summer is coming. While teachers and parents in many other states are preparing for outdoor play, we must prepare to spend the majority of our time for the next few months inside air-conditioned classrooms and homes.
Building on a well-established knowledge base more than half a century in the making, recent advances in the science of early childhood development and its underlying biology provide a deeper understanding that can inform and improve existing policy and practice, as well as help generate new ways of thinking about solutions.
By providing an environment rich in language and where thinking is encouraged, you can help your preschooler develop important numeracy and literacy skills. Here are four everyday examples of ways to integrate language and math.
For preschoolers in the United States, the pressure is on to learn math early and learn it well. The No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) has put pressure on schools to make sure that all students are meeting state standards for achievement, and this has resulted in more rigorous math curricula and testing, starting in early elementary school.