Healthy Children

Teachers Give Their Tips to Improve Patience in Children

While we tend to attribute impatience to children, everyone struggles with patience to a certain degree. Our fast-paced, instant-gratification culture usually allows us to avoid waiting for things we want.   Children are already prone to impatience. It’s no surprise that children these days, surrounded by instant gratification, usually lack patience. However, everyone would agree that […]

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Unlocking the Magic: the Week of the Young Child Celebration in Childcare

The Week of the Young Child is a special time dedicated to honoring the importance of early childhood education and celebrating the remarkable journey of young children. For daycare facilities, this annual celebration holds immense significance, serving as a reminder of the crucial role they play in shaping the lives of young learners. What is

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Preschool Ideas: The History of St. Patrick’s Day

As we honor the legacy of St. Patrick, let’s embark on a journey to discover the roots of this beloved holiday and explore engaging activities perfect for 3-5-year-olds in daycare, and early childhood education settings. The History of St. Patrick’s Day: St. Patrick’s Day traces its origins back to the 17th century when it was

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Benefits of Introducing Math Skills for Young Children

Most parents want their children to be early readers, as this has previously been a major marker for intellectual and educational success. However, new research indicates that math skills are more important than reading in predicting future academic success. Experts are now saying that early math skills need priority in early childhood classrooms, not reading.

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Benefits of Introducing Science Concepts for Young Children

All children are born wanting to understand the world around them. Babies learn to push and pull objects, toddlers love to roll and bounce balls, and young children find buoyancy fascinating.  Concepts like gravity are new and experimental to children. They may think they can fly if they jump off the playground, so the sooner

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