Preschool: Social and Emotional Articles
If you want your preschooler to develop courage, help her learn to face the things she fears most. Here's how.
Children's lives are full of stressful situations: moving, divorces and new schools, to name a few. But is all this clinging and crying normal?
A trip to a friend's house may seem ho-hum compared to a ballet class, but it's just as important. Here's why we can't lose the "playdate."
Your first four years together have been heaven-sent. From his first step to his first complete sentence, you've been on-hand championing your son's growth and development. Now it's time to pass the torch to his preschool teacher.
Let's face it: preschoolers are a handful. They have difficulty sharing, they often refuse to eat or sleep, and have a particular liking for the word "no" In these situations, children can show surprising outbursts of anger, leaving parents shocked and confused. How should you deal with these ...
For parents of a shy child, it can be daunting to navigate how to help a child deal with social situations such as playgroups, school, or even being in an unfamiliar environment. But according to Karen Stein, an Early Childhood/Parent Educator in Palo Alto, CA, shyness doesn't have to be a problem.
What can parents do at home to help foster their child's emotional development? Helping your preschooler identify her feelings and giving her strategies for dealing with them in constructive ways are all part of growing up.
No doubt there's a lot that goes into preparing your preschooler for that inevitable foray into formal education: the alphabet, counting, raising their hand... Don't forget to throw manners into the mix.
Whether the upcoming school year means back to babysitter or back to school for your children, these books are sure to help ease them into independence.
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- Appropriate Preschool Goals
- How Children Learn a Second Language