Today is March 2, and that means it’s Dr. Seuss’s birthday! Because his work made such an impact on young readers and continue to be best-selling classics, his birthday has been named National Read Across America Day. This nationwide reading celebration is held in schools, libraries, community centers, and of course preschools and child care […]
At our 5-star child care center in Raleigh, so many of our favorite books for preschoolers and toddlers have great messages and lessons. To help reinforce the story or provide more opportunities for learning, it’s fun to tie in crafts or other activities to the story. We have shared other crafts inspired by our favorite […]
There is a growing trend among parents to hold their kindergarten-age child back a year, often called “kindergarten redshirting” or “academic redshirting.” With kindergarten curriculum becoming more demanding and play and discovery time being replaced with more intensive learning, parents worry that their child may not be ready for the more rigorous day. This is […]
When it comes to early childhood education, we know you want to choose the best possible preschool for your child. Touring preschools can be overwhelming, and sometimes it’s hard to know what to look for exactly or what questions to ask to make sure the school is the best fit for your family. To help […]
During the holiday season, it’s easy to focus on the commercial side of the holidays – buying presents, decorating, baking – it’s so much fun, and the joy it brings your kids makes it worth it! But, you also want to teach the spirit of Christmas – giving to others and sharing with those in […]
At our Raleigh preschool, we love reading stories to or with the kids, and around holidays, we use books to help kids feel excited, embrace the season, or even overcoming worries. With Halloween just around the corner, we’re sharing some of our favorite books that will help you and your kids get into the spirit […]
Show your children how everyone can contribute around the house with these ideas for age appropriate chores!