Preschool

Is my child ready for Kindergarten?

Is my child ready for Kindergarten?

Is my child ready for Kindergarten? This is a question parents always ask.  As a preschool teacher, I always tell parents not to worry.   Some parents say Kindergarten is the new first grade and want their children to be able to read, write and be able to do...

Do children still play with dolls?

Do children still play with dolls?

Yes, they do. Play is the way children start to understand and make sense of their world. Playing with baby dolls allows little ones to model what they’ve seen.   By swaddling and rocking their baby doll, or changing and feeding, your child is practicing taking...

Pencil Grip

Pencil Grip

When I was in College working on my Bachelor Degree in Early Childhood Education, I remember how important this topic (good pencil grip) was for all my professors.  We spent years learning about child development, learning strategies, muscle strengthening and...