Preschool: School and Academics Articles
With all the focus on language and literacy in the early years, math seems to be a forgotten subject. But in order to prepare for the math skills they'll be expected to grasp later, children need early exposure to mathematical concepts.
Social studies permeate the preschool classroom, from learning about holidays and jobs around town to exploring identity in terms of family and community. Help your child gain insights about himself and the world he lives in with these fun social studies activities for preschoolers.
How does a child fail preschool? Find out why some children fail preschool, and more important, how to avoid it!
Just how do preschoolers make the jump to writing their names and the other letters of the alphabet? And is there a right and wrong way to teach your child to write?
Recognizing objects as red or blue, round or square might seem like child's play, but it's integral to a child's cognitive development, and sets the stage for math concepts from sorting and patterning to geometry. Try these fun activities to help your child master colors and shapes.
In preschool, identifying and creating patterns is just the beginning of the mastery of life-long mathematical skills. Here's how to introduce your preschooler to patterning.
Just what are phonemic awareness and phonics, and how can you help your child master these important early learning skills?
Here are twelve ways to engage your preschooler, every time you open a book.
Wondering what preschoolers should know when it comes to scientific concepts, and how best to help them? Here's our essential guide to all things preschool science, plus expert book picks to make learning fun!
Preschoolers are already actively engaged in scientific learning, both inside the classroom and out. Try a few of these fun and simple ways to engage your child in science learning.
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