Preschool: Social and Emotional Articles
Preschool children may be more prone to experiencing nightmares than are older or younger children. Here are expert ideas for helping preschool children who have had a nightmare.
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.
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."
During the preschool years, your child is coming to terms with an often difficult task: sharing. For perhaps the first time, they are playing with communal toys. Is it mine or not? It's all very confusing. You can teach them to navigate with a tool that might not have occurred to you...books.
By the time your child is around age three, you need to begin paving the way for personal safety skills. It begins now, but it's an empowering journey that will continue until your child leaves home.
What do 10 pins and a big heavy ball have to do with kindergarten? Quite a lot, actually. Believe it or not, bowling is a sport that touches on many aspects of kindergarten preparedness. Plus, it's fun!
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?
If you want your preschooler to develop courage, help her learn to face the things she fears most. Here's how.
Want to help your preschooler build strong self-esteem early? Here's how to help.
- Principles of the Montessori Method
- Student-Centered Philosophies of Education
- What Makes a School Effective?
- What is Reggio Emilia?
- Special Situations in Homeschooling Your Child
- Culture and Language
- Reggio Emilia Philosophy
- Appropriate Preschool Goals
- 10 Benefits of a Montessori Preschool
- Teacher Quality and Student Achievement