Preschool: Social and Emotional Articles
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 ...
One problem that no preschool parent has ever been spared is that of the tantrum. Try some of the following ideas to help avoid tantrums, or at least make them less frequent and less intense.
My preschooler has started to intentionally say things to upset people, like "You're dead!" or "You're a bad guy!â I don't want to give it too much attention, but at the same time I want him to know I don't like it. What should I do?
Just when they thought the worst was over, enter the sometimes willful, rude, and whiny preschool child. Here's a parent-friendly guide to getting preschool behavior on track - without losing your mind!
One of the many lessons that preschoolers need to learn is how to respect the belongings of others. Here are expert tips on teaching your child respectful behavior towards the possessions of others.
During the preschool years, your child meets new peers, learns fresh skills, and begins to learn about himself as an individual. Here are four approaches to helping your preschooler become a more confident and resilient child.
One of the most important things that you can do to make your young child feel safe is to establish as much routine in his life as possible. Here's expert advice from a child psychologist on getting started.
If you're the parent of a shy preschooler, you know that balancing the new experiences that your child needs with the safety and security you want to provide can be a tricky task. Want to help? Here are some ways to help shy preschoolers become a part of the group.
All preschool children will have some difficulty playing with other children because they are testing out the rules of social interaction. Here are expert ideas from a child psychologist for helping your preschooler play with others.
Looking for a boredom buster? Wait. Before you turn on the TV. Think about another box... the board game! Here are five absolutely fantastic games for preschoolers that may not be in your closet yet:
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