Talking About Early Child Education

4 Ways To Help Your Child Adjust To Private School

Posted by on May 17, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 4 Ways To Help Your Child Adjust To Private School

Transitioning from a public school to a private one can be challenging for your child. Your child not only has to make all new friends, but he or she has to adapt to the curriculum of the private school. If your child will be attending private school in the next school year, here are some tips to help him or her adjust to the change.  Encourage Involvement in Extracurricular Activities A move from public school to private means sometimes leaving friends behind. Some children struggle with making new friends after moving to a new school....

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3 Things to Consider before Enrolling Your Child in a Bilingual Preschool

Posted by on May 5, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Things to Consider before Enrolling Your Child in a Bilingual Preschool

Bilingual preschools are becoming more prevalent in the United States. They offer an opportunity for young children to be exposed to more than one language on a regular basis and become proficient in a second language. Whether you want your child to pick up a second language that your family does not speak fluently or you want to help normalize the language you speak at home by sending your child to a school where it is spoken, a bilingual preschool can offer many benefits. However, before you decide to enroll your child in a bilingual...

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How Daycare Instructors Can Handle Children With Ease

Posted by on May 5, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How Daycare Instructors Can Handle Children With Ease

Teaching young children is certainly a challenge, and parents know that raising kids is a tough job. For daycare workers and teachers at centers like Mountainside School, the job is exponentially challenging thanks to the sheer number of children they have to watch over each day. For those working in the daycare sector, it’s important to know how to deal with young children in a manner that gives them a nurturing environment while making sure they’re following all of the rules. Here are some ways daycare workers can ensure they...

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Teaching Art In Preschool

Posted by on Apr 29, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Teaching Art In Preschool

Preschool is a wonderful time for kids to explore and get messy. Take advantage of their desire for creativity by exposing them to different famous artists and letting them try out their techniques. Jackson Pollock Jackson Pollock is known for his splatter painting technique. Show the children a few of his pieces and explain how he created them. Then let the kids try. To keep the mess to a minimum, open one end of a large box. Put the closed end on the floor with a large piece of paper at the bottom. Leave the open end facing up. Give the...

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Tips for Easier Weekday Mornings for Working Parents

Posted by on Apr 21, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Tips for Easier Weekday Mornings for Working Parents

Mornings can be hectic enough for parents who have children in school, but working parents who have to start their workday before their child even has the first lesson of the day can have especially difficult mornings. Tired, moody kids and rushed parents make a terrible combination, but there are some simple things you can do to make mornings easier for both you and your children.  Let your kids sleep in their school clothes This doesn’t mean you send them to school looking like wrinkled street urchins, but you can let them wear...

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Helping Your Young Child To Handle And Deal With Social Conflict

Posted by on Feb 18, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Helping Your Young Child To Handle And Deal With Social Conflict

If your child comes home from school crying, you’re likely tempted to solve the issue yourself, as quickly as possible. While it can hurt to see your child hurting, solving their problems for them can lead to bigger issues down the road. Instead, consider the three things below when helping your child deal with their problems. Let Your Child Know That It’s Normal to Clash With Others A common myth that causes more harm than good is that everyone has to be friends. While respect is important, your child should know that it’s...

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