Get ready for a special story time by local author and illustrator Loren Long. He is premiering his newest children’s book, “There’s a Hole in the Log on the Bottom of the Lake,” September 23 from 2 – 3 p.m. at the Blue Manatee Children’s Bookstore (3094 Madison Road, Cincinnati, OH 45209). Children will love… Read more »
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 »
Age(s): 2 – 3 Years
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.
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.
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 »
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?
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 »
All kids learn the cute little song, but that doesn’t mean they know the alphabet! There are at least six other things your preschooler needs to know about those 26 letters before thinking about reading.
For moms and dads, the decision to place their child in the care of others is enormous, and finding a place that offers top-notch care is crucial. Here’s how to find a fit that works for your family.
If kindergarten is the new first grade … is your child ready?