early education

Teaching Your Child to Write His Name

By Nancy Da Silva

When you think your little one is ready, it might be a good time to start turning those scribbles he makes on paper (and the wall when he thinks you’re not looking) into something a little more legible. » Read more

Reading Readiness – Preparing Your Child to Read

One of the most important things you can do for your child is to encourage and prepare him to read. Reading is one of life’s most important skills. Being able to read well will give your child an advantage in school and in life. Moms and dads can do a lot to prepare their children to read. The best thing parents can do to help their children read is to read out loud to them. » Read more

PreSchool Spanish Builds BRAIN POWER

Do you have a 2, 3, 4 or 5 year old? Then please read this. If you introduce your child to a 2nd language now you will be giving your child a tremendous advantage in learning and life! Being exposed to a 2nd language early in life builds a foundation for success that extends way beyond just being exposed to another language. It is amazing the way a young child can absorb various information. » Read more

How can I best prepare my child for beginning preschool or family day care?

Beginning preschool or family day care are major steps for every child, and each of us worries that our child may be the one facing a rocky transition. I have been there, seen this scenario first hand. When my daughter Kyle started her first year of preschool, the three 20-year veteran teachers Rita, Kay, and Irene assured us parents that they had the transition down pat. » Read more

All About Colors - Teaching Colors to Preschoolers

Teaching your child colors doesn’t have to be boring. Some people teach colors just by pointing to objects and saying what color they are. This is something you can do regularly to help your child understand colors but it is kind of boring. Children love to learn through playing and games so why not making learning colors fun. » Read more