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Kindergarten Readiness: More Than Academics

Kindergarten Readiness: More Than Academics

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 ...

The Essential Guide to Preschool Science

The Essential Guide to Preschool Science

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!

Preschool Reading: Comprehension and Sequencing

Preschool Reading: Comprehension and Sequencing

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.

Preschool Summer Reading List

Preschool Summer Reading List

Looking for summer reading ideas? Here are our four picks for a solid gold summer of reading with your preschooler.

Math for Preschoolers: More Than Just Counting

Math for Preschoolers: More Than Just Counting

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.

Preschool Math: All Sorts of Sorting!

Preschool Math: All Sorts of Sorting!

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.

High-Pressure Preschools: How Much is Too Much?

High-Pressure Preschools: How Much is Too Much?

How can parents tell whether their child's preschool is adequately preparing him for school, or placing way too much pressure on him?

Preschool Math: Exploring Patterns

Preschool Math: Exploring Patterns

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.

10 Ways to Teach Your Child About the Seasons

10 Ways to Teach Your Child About the Seasons

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.

Preschool Practice: Shapes and Colors!

Preschool Practice: Shapes and Colors!

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.