Posts Tagged: early childhood education

Preschool Prep


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 »

Fifth Third CDC Gives Kids an Advantage


This summer, the Fifth Third Community Development Corp., in collaboration with the Ohio Capital Corporation for Housing, helped ensure that 1,000 children in Ohio and Kentucky started the school with the tools they need for success. The initiative, called Starting at an Advantage, gave kids living in low to moderate income areas items like school… Read more »

Press Repeat: Why Repetition is Smart for Toddlers


There she goes again. Once more down the slide. “After each landing, she squealed with excitement and said ‘do again,’” recalls Rhonda Brown, Ph.D., associate professor of Early Childhood Education, Human Development & Psychology at the University of Cincinnati. She remembers how much her oldest daughter loved the slide at the Countryside YMCA’s pool when… Read more »

Story Time LIVE at Kiddie Academy of West Chester


Kids and parents are invited to Kiddie Academy of West Chester (8178 Highland Pointe Dr., West Chester) on August 26 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. for a Storytime LIVE with Curious George! The beloved monkey will jump off the page and visit the classroom in person!  The event is open to all — current… Read more »

Boone County Library Early Childhood Fair


Head to the Main Branch of the Boone County Public Library (1786 Burlington Pike) on Feb. 4 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. for the 13th annual Early Childhood Education Fair. Families with children ages 0 – 5 can learn what services Boone County has to offer, plus enter to win giveaways, get developmental and… Read more »

Kinder Garden School’s New Home


The Kinder Garden School, a family-owned, early childhood education academy, recently moved into its new digs at 8374 Princeton-Glendale Road in West Chester.    The move is just one more step in the continuing growth of the school — after the mother-daughter team of Tami Lanham and Suzi Lenhart opened a school in Blue Ash… Read more »

Summit Expands Toddler Program


Summit Country Day School is expanding its Toddler Program to provide an all-day option for children ages 18 months and older.  Designed to meet the needs of working parents with busy schedules, the program is Montessori-based and led by one teacher with two co-teachers in each classroom.  Expect outdoor learning opportunities via a rooftop playground… Read more »

Mobile Learning at the Library


The Boone County Public Library will host the PNC Mobile Learning Adventure at their main branch, located at 1786 Burlington Pike, on Saturday, Oct. 1 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. The Mobile Learning Adventure (MLA) is a traveling exhibit that provides an opportunity for parents and caregivers to learn about the importance of early… Read more »

When Kindergarten Looms


One by one I slowly complete each page of my son’s kindergarten registration forms. How is it time for this? Where has the time gone? My eyes well up with tears as I question, did I make the most of these last 5 years? Is he ready? I know the answers to these questions, but… Read more »

Early Childhood Fair at Boone County Library


Don’t miss the 12th Annual Boone County Early Childhood Fair on Saturday, February 6, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Boone County Public Library, Main Library, 1786 Burlington Pike in Burlington!  The Early Childhood Fair will provide families the opportunity to speak with local businesses, agencies, and schools about the educational, developmental, and recreational opportunities available to young children… Read more »

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