Did you know that everyday life experiences can teach your child a wealth of critically important skills? This holiday season, call in your new sous chef: your preschooler! While you might not think there is a lot your child can do in the kitchen, you’ll find that there are many tasks your cook could do in the kitchen. In doing so, they will learn some unexpected skills to last a lifetime.
Watch your children play when they think you’re not listening, and you’ll surely listen in on quite a fantasy! Sometimes the games our children play seem silly, but what they’re doing is extremely important for their early development. Imaginative play helps children to act out the important roles of life. The following article will help you to see just why pretend play is so important for your child, and how to best support it in your home.
We live in a world very different from the one that existed when we first attended school. Kids are expected to know and learn much more, faster. Vitally important to future school and life success, early literacy is paramount. But how exactly do literacy skills factor into school success, and what do you need to do to make sure your little one is getting what they need? Keep reading to find out the answers to these essential questions.