Preschool: Milestones and Development Articles
Playing with dolls and blocks seems to have little to do with the academic knowledge that children will need to succeed in kindergarten. So why is it so important in preschool?
Sugar and Spice and Everything nice vs. Frogs and Snails and Puppy Dog Tails? The gender differences aren't exactly that clear-cut. But by preschool, children identify themselves as male or female, and gender differences in their behavior may already be apparent.
Teaching basic hygiene concepts to children at a young age will form the groundwork of a healthy lifestyle in the future. Here's how parents can do it.
Learning the days of the week and the months of the year is standard procedure in preschool curriculum, but what can you do to help your child learn about the concept of time at home?
What's the right way to respond when your preschool child starts asking questions about his or her private parts or those of the opposite sex? Here's what parents need to know about talking about the human body with their preschooler.
By the preschool years, most children are spending time on computers at school and/or at home. But is it healthy for preschoolers to be interacting with computers?
Preschoolers can come up with some pretty wacky ideas, but according to the experts that's all part of growing up. It's important as a parent to know what a child is capable of understanding, so that you can form reasonable expectations.
Learning to get dress is one of those essential life skills that fosters independence in children, and encourages logical thinking. And when kids are taught to be independent, they grow into self-assured adults who are productive, motivated, and able to stand on their own two feet. So if ...
If you've got a four-year-old, you're probably all too aware: you've got a big decision coming. Is your child ready for kindergarten?
Power struggles are a common occurrence during the preschool years. Here are expert tips for avoiding power struggles and for dealing with them if they do occur.
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- Culture and Language
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- Appropriate Preschool Goals
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