Preschool: Social and Emotional Articles
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?
If you want your preschooler to develop courage, help her learn to face the things she fears most. Here's how.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
With a little preparation and a few fool-proof activities, errands can quickly become fun learning experiences. Here's how.
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- Student-Centered Philosophies of Education
- What Makes a School Effective?
- What is Reggio Emilia?
- Reggio Emilia Philosophy
- Culture and Language
- 10 Benefits of a Montessori Preschool
- Play in Preschool: Why it Matters
- Appropriate Preschool Goals
- How Children Learn a Second Language