Should preschoolers have homework? Are there benefits? Does it make them “competitive” as students? This article looks at both sides of the argument, but explains why the educators at Little Sunshine’s Preschool decide not to assign homework to preschoolers and those in our pre-K program.
The Teacher of the Month award is designed to recognize an employee who exemplifies our core values, which are compassion, humility, integrity, loyalty, and discipline. This month we are pleased to announce that our 2023 August National Teacher of the Month is Ms. Heyley of Little Sunshine’s Playhouse and Preschool of The Woodlands, TX.
Of all the things parents of preschoolers can feel guilty about, eating healthy food and nutrition is near the top of the list. If you feel lost on what meals you should be feeding your growing preschooler, read this article to get help on what a healthy plate should look like.
If parenting looks less like a relationship for you and more like a tug of war, you may be dealing with control issues in your household. Read this article to learn the difference between being in charge and being in control, what happens when control goes unchecked, and how parents can establish who is in charge without squashing their child’s confidence.
Preschool helps equip children with all kinds of important social skills that they will continue to build on their entire lives. Here are a few of the ways preschool can prepare your child socially for the road ahead.
The Teacher of the Month award is designed to recognize an employee who exemplifies our core values, which are compassion, humility, integrity, loyalty, and discipline. This month we are pleased to announce that our 2023 July National Teacher of the Month is Ms. Brion of Little Sunshine’s Playhouse and Preschool of Southlake, TX.
The preschool age can be so fun and exciting, yet kind of confusing as the parent. What are the appropriate expectations for your child? What should they be able to do themselves? Toddlerhood does not feel that far away, where you were at their beck and call for every need, and now it’s time to start transitioning out of that. If you are a little overwhelmed on where to start, we’ve compiled a list of some of our favorite and most helpful tips for developing independence in your preschooler.
If you’re nervous about your preschooler making friends, here are a few constants you can look to when it comes to preschoolers making friends and some suggestions on how you can help them develop these very special bonds.
Starting kindergarten marks a significant milestone in your child’s educational adventure, filled with new discoveries, friendships, and endless opportunities to learn and grow. In this post, we’ll provide you with everything you need to know to make this transition a smooth and positive experience for both you and your little one.
Summer break is here! This means popsicles, splash pads, vacations and lazy afternoons fill up our schedules and school can feel long forgotten. While no one expects children to automatically fill their days up with intellectually stimulating activities on their own, that doesn’t mean that parents and caregivers can’t! Summer learning regression can be a real problem and cause issues when kids head back to school at the end of break. Which is why we are about to explore some fun and exciting ways to keep those brains buzzing all summer long.