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.
We have all heard that kids learn the best through play, but why is this so? What types of play are the most meaningful for children, and how can parents ensure that their child is getting the most out of their play time? Read on to find out just how important play time is for your child, and key ways to ensure that your child’s play benefits their early development.
In the hustle and bustle of our busy lives, it’s often difficult to find the time to help our children learn. While it might seem impossible to find the time to support your child’s early education, there are strategies that can help you find the time without sacrificing crucial tasks. The following article will give you ways to support your little learners without taking up too much of your time.
At a time when technology dominates our lives, it is important to remember the benefits that sensory learning has upon our little learners. One of the most exciting ways to support your child’s learning is to incorporate fun, messy sensory play into their everyday play. Here is a handful of ideas to help you get started.
We’ve all seen it on social media. Every so often, a post goes viral about an incomprehensible Common Core math problem that a highly educated parent couldn’t solve. Thankfully there are ways to prepare your preschooler. Even if your child won’t be learning Common Core, read on to find tips on how to help your child understand math in more depth.