Preschool: Milestones and Development Articles
Pretend play is fun for young children, and supports important development, too! How can parents help encourage pretend play?
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.
Getting a preschooler to bed is important for both his health and his parent's sanity. Here are 10 tips to help you solve the bedtime struggle with your child, so he can sleep soundly through the night.
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?
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.
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 ...
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.
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?
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?
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.