Tag: Preschool

  • Teaching Your Child to Pray

    Teaching Your Child to Pray

    By: Jennifer Deibel When my oldest was about a year old we had some friends over for a meal. As we bowed to pray, she started going nuts, kicking, screaming, thrashing. I managed to get her calm enough to ask her what was wrong. “No nite-nite!! NO nite-nite!!!” I looked at my husband, “I think…

  • FUN Home Activities for Preschoolers!

    FUN Home Activities for Preschoolers!

    Preschoolers have boundless amounts of energy and are always looking for the next thing to get into. Coming up with fun and education activities for them can sometimes be a challenge, but the internet is a GREAT resource to help you come up with ideas. Here are a couple activities from the website Net Mums: Textured…

  • How important is play in preschool?

    How important is play in preschool?

    As preschools strengthen their academic focus, play maintains a vital role. By: Great Schools Staff Preschool — it’s not just about the sandbox anymore. As elementary school becomes more rigorous, so does preschool. Children are expected to learn certain skills in preschool so that they are prepared for elementary school. Considering the limited time in…

  • Preparing for Kindergarten Begins the Year Before

    Preparing for Kindergarten Begins the Year Before

    By Karen Golembeski, M.ED As the new school year begins, parents and teachers of preschoolers have much to think about. Research in recent years has highlighted the importance of early education, and we all want the best for the children we care about. Parents and teachers of four-year-olds might not realize, however, that this is…