April 28, 2013

Turn off that TV, Computer, tablet, phone…

  It’s National Screen Free Week! On average, preschool children spend 32 hours a week with screen media and that’s too much. Children over two years old should spend no more than 1 to 2 hours a day on screen media of any kind. Children under two should not use screen media at all. Excessive exposure […]

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April 26, 2013

Is Duct Tape in your first aid kit? It should be!

Bandages, Cotton Balls, Gauze… Duct Tape The teachers and I recently completed our first aid refresher course and have added duct tape to our classroom first aid kits as recommended by our EMT instructor. You should too. There are hundreds of ways to use duct tape at home and on the road. Here are some […]

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April 10, 2013

They’re not learning. They’re just playing.

Playing is how preschool children learn Infants, toddlers and preschool children learn through interactive hands-on activities. It is the natural way for them to explore, solve problems, be creative, develop stories and to obtain social skills.  Playing blocks with friends is just one way preschoolers learn social skills, colors, numbers, geometry, shapes, balance and problem […]

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