There is so much more to learning the ABC’s than just singing the song! When your preschooler shows signs of wanting to learn about letters, try some of these fun and simple ideas to help a child learn the alphabet and foster a love of letters and language.
Parenting Preschoolers & Toddlers
Toddlers and preschoolers are fun, energetic, creative and constantly growing and learning. Parenting a toddler or preschool-age child can have even the most patient and experienced parent or caregiver searching for tips and advice to help with a variety of needs, from keeping curious youngsters safe, to maintaining a consistent nap time and bed time, to correctly handling imaginary friends, missed milestones, tantrums and more. You’ll find articles and opinion pieces written by early education professionals, caregivers and parents of preschoolers.
How does an attachment parenting style impact a child’s development as far as attending preschool? Understanding the pros and cons of this particular parenting style helps parents feel confident about alleviating any difficulties related to school attendance, tantrums and separation anxiety.
Strong-willed preschoolers display a number of characteristics including dominance, assertiveness and independence. Parents often struggle to maintain appropriate control of these children, even at a young age.
Provided are guidelines for teachers to help parents decide if their child is ready for preschool or not. These guidelines will help the parent to decide if the toddler is socially, physically, or mentally prepared to enter the preschool classroom.
Looking for some exciting alternatives to flashcard and worksheet drills to help children memorize sight words? Here are eight games that will leave every student wanting more.