Preschool: Social and Emotional Articles
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?
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.
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.
If you want your preschooler to develop courage, help her learn to face the things she fears most. Here's how.
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.
Parents may try many strategies for taming their child's fears. What's the best way to erase childhood fears and help your child get back on track?
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."
With a little preparation and a few fool-proof activities, errands can quickly become fun learning experiences. Here's how.
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- Culture and Language
- Teacher Quality and Student Achievement
- Student-Centered Philosophies of Education
- Learning through Play: What Rhyming Games Like Pat-a-cake Teach (and How to Play Them)