7 Facts about the Montessori Method
If you visit a Montessori school, you'll quickly realize that it's like no other school. Montessori schools are a space filled with educational, inviting materials, attentive students, and peace.
6 Easy Ways to Teach Numbers to Your Child
Teaching numbers to your child don't have to be hard. You can motivate your child to identify and relate to the numbers with regular activities that they enjoy. Working with your children to identify numbers is important!
Teach Your Kids The Shapes: 5 Tips
Teaching your kids their shapes might be one of the first things that you work on together. Shapes are easier to understand than letters, and there are plenty of toys devoted to teaching your kids the shapes.
How to Teach Your Children About Colors
Teaching your children about colors shouldn't be a complicated or stressful task. You want your child to learn the differences between colors, which helps to prepare your child for preschool and kindergarten.
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Interested in Homeschooling? Here's How to Get Started
Homeschooling is the fastest growing educator sector in the United States. As more parents find themselves displeased with the local school districts, more are turning to homeschool, and that might include you!
Reasons You Should Teach Your Child a Second Language
Many parents believe that their young kids are unable to learn a second language because they're still developing their first language skills. However, learning a second language at a young age is better. Kids can learn multiple languages at one time when it's much harder for adults to do so.
Why You Should Read Aloud to Your Kids
Reading aloud to my kids is one of my greatest joys. I love to snuggle up with my kids on the couch and go on an adventure in a story. We may be traveling in the mountains or living on the prairie. Stories bring excitement to your life and help to increase your child's literacy skills.
Why Play is Important for Early Education
Early childhood educators understand the power of play in early education. Parents may think their child is just having fun, but play develops your child's cognitive, social, and emotional skills.
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How to Create Lifelong Learners: 6 Tips to Help Your Kids Love Learning
Learning shouldn't be considered a chore or a drag. We are going to spend the rest of our life learning, and creating lifelong learners should be a goal for all parents.
When my husband and I decided to homeschool our children, the main goal we created together was to inspire our kids to become lifelong learners. We wanted our kids to LOVE learning! I didn't want my children to protest learning or to believe that learning isn't fun. It is, and it should be viewed with excitement rather than dread.
10 Ways to Encourage the Love of Reading in Your Child
Reading is the gateway to different worlds and allows you to seek knowledge about any topic imaginable. Parents must encourage the love of reading in their children purposefully. We want our children to LOVE reading rather than forcing themselves to do so. Reading is the backbone of education.
Our 10 Top Picks for the Best Picture Books for Preschoolers
Picture books ignite a child’s interest in reading books. The stories and illustrations must draw children into the story, sparking their imagination. A good picture book causes kids to recreate the story in their everyday life, and parents typically must read the story a thousand times.
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8 Tips for Learning While on Vacation
Your summer vacation is the perfect time for kids to keep learning. Learning and discovering new things doesn’t have to be boring. Here are 8 tips for learning while on vacation.