Learning to Rhyme

Learning to Rhyme

What’s in a rhyme? A lot more than just a fun game it turns out. We thought we would share a few tips from our play based preschool’s talented teaching staff to shed some light on rhymes, how to make this activity fun at home and help your pre-reader grow!

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A Good Book: How to Fuel a Love of Reading

A Good Book: How to Fuel a Love of Reading

We can’t stress enough the many benefits of reading to your child. To help illustrate our philosophy we look to our own Parent Library for a few great resources on the subject. What does your child like to read? Do you have a favorite time of day to snuggle up with a book? Read on for some wisdom on how to foster a love of reading in your child. Who knows you might even rekindle your own love affair with books!

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Teaching Kindness, at Home and in Preschool

Teaching Kindness, at Home and in Preschool

One of the best lessons we can give our children is how to be kind. Teach kindness in life’s lessons big and small, model kindness in all you do, practice kindness in every word and share that with your children.

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How Children Learn

How Children Learn

Children are amazing at soaking up new knowledge thanks in part to their natural curiosity. As stewards of their education parents, teachers and caregivers are often looking for ways to encourage their growth. It helps to understand how a child learns. 

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The Importance of Sensory Play, at Preschool and Beyond

The Importance of Sensory Play, at Preschool and Beyond

Sensory play is an important part of early childhood development, both at home and in a toddler preschool program. It lets children explore and learn about their world through what they do best – PLAY. Looking for an easy, fun activity you can do together in the kitchen but will also let them get their hands messy and keep them busy? Try making your own homemade play dough will a few simple and safe ingredients.

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