Nine Ideas to Help With a Smooth Transition to Kindergarten

Posted by Nate McCallister on July 31, 2018

One minute your child is an infant and the next you are looking for kindergartens. The time goes quickly. Plan ahead. Here are nine ideas that may help with the transition. Do the screening early. When your child turns three … Read More

Preschool: Imagination and Invention

Posted by Nate McCallister on March 14, 2016
Child uses cardboard wings to pretend to fly.

Look. It’s a bird. It’s a plane. No. It’s a a preschooler using his imagination! Extended periods of play that allow children to exercise their imaginations enable them to develop important approaches to learning. Below are some examples of progress … Read More

Toilet Training

Posted by Marie Baker on March 10, 2016
Teddy bear on potty training toilet with toilet in background.

Hooray! So, you’re child has begun the journey of toilet learning. This is a very exciting time, but it can also be quite frustrating. Don’t get discouraged. If your child does some of the following, she may be ready for … Read More

Preschool: Risk Taking

Posted by Nate McCallister on December 7, 2015
Children-Flying-Like-Ariplane-on-Skateboards

Positive attitudes and dispositions determine children’s ability to learn. We want children to develop positive approaches to learning in terms of their social interaction and ability to obtain new information so they can thrive as learners. Age: 3-5 Years Old … Read More

Preschool: Curiosity

Posted by Nate McCallister on December 5, 2015
Preschooler pointing finger at chin looking inquisitivly off camera.

Positive attitudes and dispositions determine children’s ability to learn. We want children to develop positive approaches to learning in terms of their social interaction and ability to obtain new information so they can thrive as learners. Age: 3-5 Years Old … Read More