Preschool: School and Academics Articles
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.
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!
How does a child fail preschool? Find out why some children fail preschool, and more important, how to avoid it!
Reading comprehension and sequencing are two pre-reading skills that preschoolers can practice before they can read themselves. Here's how parents can help develop these important skills.
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.
New research shows that teaching preschoolers both academic and social-emotional skills leads to greater school readiness overall. How can teachers do double duty at school, and what can you do to support social-emotional development at home?
The science of seasons includes lots of observation, outdoor exploration, and flat-out fun for parents and kids alike. Get started with these 10 ideas.
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.
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.
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