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Preschool is a time to start encouraging cooperative play

Young children learn through play, which by its very nature provides a context for physical, social, emotional, cognitive creative and linguistic learning. 



Making the transition to kindergarten

Kindergarten is a still a big step for a four-, five- or six-year-old – especially if the child hasn’t been in preschool – and families can help by following these tips.

Make shopping for school supplies a breeze

Need help with your back to school list? These great products are sure to get your kids pumped for class.

Montessori and other nursery school alternatives

Deciding whether to send your toddler or preschool-aged child to nursery school can feel like a big decision, especially when some of the choices out there are untraditional.

10 truth-revealing questions to help you decide what makes a good school

Test scores and annual rankings do not paint a complete picture. Instead, visit an open house to get a feel for the place, then book a sit-down with the principal.

Connecting with nature helps kids in the classroom

From outdoor clubs to forest schools, kids are rediscovering their wild sides, and improving their learning, too.

How three innovative early childhood programs from across the country are making a difference

In 14 years these preschoolers will graduate from high school. Their learning experiences before age six will have a surprising impact on their future success. The evidence supporting quality child care mounts.

Back-to-school products your family will love

Take a look at all of the coolest products your family will want just in time for back-to-school.

 

Technology Through the Ages: How society’s technological advances affect pre-school children

Ever since the arrival of touch-screen smartphones and tablets, children still in their baby chairs can access technology with ease.

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