Preschool: Social and Emotional Articles
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.
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 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!
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.
How much stress could a 4-year-old possibly be under, you ask? Well, she may not be worrying about the mortgage, the mother-in-law visit, or how she's going to get that presentation done before 7 a.m. but she may still be dealing with pressure.
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.
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.
With a little preparation and a few fool-proof activities, errands can quickly become fun learning experiences. Here's how.
- Student-Centered Philosophies of Education
- Principles of the Montessori Method
- What Makes a School Effective?
- Culture and Language
- Reggio Emilia Philosophy
- What is Reggio Emilia?
- Play in Preschool: Why it Matters
- Appropriate Preschool Goals
- Do Grades Do Any Good?
- 10 Benefits of a Montessori Preschool