Teaching Young Children Foreign Languages: Interview with Myelita Melton

March 8, 2010

Tweet Tweet Experts agree that introducing children to foreign languages should begin as early as possible. The earlier, the better! Teaching young children foreign languages a huge topic and one that many daycare providers or those that own childcare centers debate.  In our interview with Myelita Melton, CEO of SpeakEasy Communications, Inc, and author of [...]

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Teaching Preschoolers the Letter V: Alphabet Recognition Activities

February 8, 2010

Tweet Tweet Preschool teachers and daycare providers can help children learn to recognize and write the letter V through fun activities that support clear learning objectives. Learning Objectives The students will identify the letter V. The students make and recognize the V sound. The students will learn to trace and write upper and lower case [...]

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Teaching Foreign Languages to Young Children: Interview with Myelita Melton

December 11, 2009

Tweet Tweet If your daycare or preschool program does not include curriculum that introduces children to foreign languages, you may want to rethink or restructure your daycare program. According to experts, introducing children to foreign languages should begin as early as possible. For a child in a daycare center, the advantages and benefits of learning [...]

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Is your Child Ready for Kindergarten? Interview with Stacey Kannenberg

December 4, 2009

Tweet Tweet One important duty of childcare centers and preschools is to prepare children to enter preschool. Is your child preschool ready? In this interview with Stacey Kannenberg, co-author of the award winning, California and Texas Approved books Let’s Get Ready for Kindergarten! and Let’s Get Ready For First Grade!, discusses signs of kindergarten readiness. [...]

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Halloween Fall Pumpkin Sorting Activity: Cognitive Development Lesson Plan for Preschool

October 14, 2009

Tweet Tweet Fall is in full swing! The leaves are changing colors and falling and the air is nice and brisk.  As many child daycare centers begin to implement fall themed activities, consider this pumpkin sorting activity. Pumpkin sorting is a fun autumn-themed activity that supports cognitive development. Cognitive Development in Preschoolers Cognitive development focuses [...]

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Autumn Preschool Reading and Resource List

October 13, 2009

Tweet Tweet Through storytelling and activities, celebrate and teach young children in your daycare center about  the season autumn (or fall).  This resource list will provide you with a fall themed reading list and free autumn themed  printable worksheets and activities for young children in child daycare centers. Reading List Autumn Board Books and Picture [...]

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Young Children Learn Through Play: Pretend Play and Gross Motor Learning

September 1, 2009

Tweet Tweet All child care services must incorporate some type of learning through play. Your child care business should focus on a strong preschool curriculum that builds learning opportunities directly into play so that learning develops at the same pace as the growing child. Children by nature are curious, active, and eager to learn and [...]

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Teaching Your Child How To Read

August 17, 2009

Tweet Tweet What is one activity that children love to do? This may seem such a difficult question to answer, but if you just took your time and notice what children love to do, you might find the answer. Children find it enjoyable to read. Maybe because of the curiosity that they have, children are [...]

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Daycare Center – Teaching Your Child Through Crafts

July 26, 2009

Tweet Tweet Children are always so enthusiastic to learn. At this stage, their learning abilities are at a maximum this is why parents should take advantage of this. You child is still willing to grasp new ideas and skills that they may find to be useful in the future. It is important that you come [...]

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Teaching Preschoolers about Zoo Animals

July 23, 2009

Tweet Tweet Preschoolers should learn about the different animals that are present in our world today. These animals can usually be seen and observed in zoos, however if a trip to the zoo can’t be done, there are activities that a preschool teacher can do to introduce the different zoo animals to the kids without [...]

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