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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There’s much ado about nature this month at Cincinnati Nature Center at Rowe Woods (4949 Tealtown Road, Milford) this month! First up is Preparing for Night, a two-night special on Sept. 11 and 12, from 5 – 10 p.m. each night. Families will discover the sights and sounds of nature at night — bring a flashlight… Read more »
It’s best to teach foreign languages to children when they’re young — from birth to ages 10 or 12, research shows. La Casita Learning Center, located at 5641 Union Centre Dr. in West Chester, offers a Spanish immersion preschool program for ages 30 months through 5 years. The curriculum aims to make children fluent in… Read more »
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.
Their minds are like sponges that love to soak up all they can — with fun, at the same time. “Look, Mommy! Come see what I made!” says 4-year-old Connor, running toward his mother and sliding in his socks on the hardwood floor. He’s busting to share his accomplishment — and there’s a lot of… 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?
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?