Preschool: School and Academics Articles
Here are twelve ways to engage your preschooler, every time you open a book.
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.
How does a child fail preschool? Find out why some children fail preschool, and more important, how to avoid it!
Parents struggle every year to decide if their child is ready to take that first big step into formal education. Even in this day and age, when many children get their feet wet in preschool, not all kids are prepared for kindergarten. True, they may be able to do some basic reading and writing, but ...
How can parents tell whether their child's preschool is adequately preparing him for school, or placing way too much pressure on him?
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!
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.
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?
Once upon a time, many children didn't attend preschool at all, and those who did spent their mornings cutting, pasting, and playing house. These days, preschool is a rite of passage, and "academic" preschools that promise to prepare kids for the cutthroat world of kindergarten are becoming more ...
Sorting and classifying objects helps children begin to notice how items are alike and different, and creates an awareness that is vital for math learning.
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