Education: Preschool

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Fall Art Series at The Carnegie

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Voted the “Best Art Class,” by our readers, The Carnegie’s ArtShop Artist Series’ workshops are a perfect fall-themed activity for all ages.  Preschoolers love the Preschool Art Class where they enjoy their favorite autumn-themed children’s books as they act out characters, dance, make up songs and create works of art taught by artists Jackie Smith… Read more »

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ETY Earphones: Easy on the Ears

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As caregivers, we have concerns on how damaging some headphones can be to our children’s tiny ear drums. Is it too loud? Can it affect their hearing later on? Safe Kids Safe-Listening Earphones by Etymotic Research created a solution to ease our minds by creating an earphone that seals the ear canal, blocking out external… Read more »

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Preschool Prep

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A typical preschool day for Katelynn includes circle time with her classmates, songs, stories, and games in the “Muscle Room” (aka, gym).    “It’s not super structured,” says mom Casey. “It’s more play-based.”    All those fun activities have a purpose, however. A game played with dice, for example, is actually designed to introduce young… Read more »

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A Day in the Life of a Preschooler

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Think your preschooler is just having fun with glitter and glue? Think again! A good preschool offers a carefully planned program, where every activity is aimed at developing your tot’s fullest potential.

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The Montessori Way

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Learning how play — rather than sitting at a table for long periods of time under the watch of lecturing teachers — is actually beneficial to children.

Choosing a Preschool for Your Child

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Picking up my 2-year-old from her Parents’ Day Out last spring, I was shocked when her caregiver asked if she’d be entering their preschool program in the fall, just after her third birthday. How did this happen so soon? Could I possibly have a child ready for school? Suddenly, it seemed my husband and I… Read more »

Prep for Preschool

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You may be lucky enough to have a spot for your child at the #1 preschool in town, but will she be ready when the time comes? And, what exactly does “ready“ mean today?

Enrichment is Everything!

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From music to martial arts, education beyond the classroom keeps young minds engaged. Educators and parents are in agreement: It’s not good for children to be glued to the TV every afternoon. They take on a glazed-over and dazed appearance when staring at the tube too long. Eventually, inertia sets in, and kids become whiny… Read more »

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