It’s no secret that imaginative play is great for kids. But if you’ve been the parent of a toddler or preschooler longer than five minutes, you’ve probably noticed that you can run out of fun imaginative games to play with them pretty quickly.
If it’s going to be something every parent has to teach their child, there’s no sense in kicking the can down the road. Let’s roll up our sleeves and talk about what we can do to teach our kids how to share.
For preschoolers and kindergarteners, some of the most important heroes they’ll ever meet live in their own communities. They’re called Community Helpers, and they just might inspire your child to be a better person and citizen. As a parent, make sure to point out Community Helpers when you and your children come in contact with them.
Our Creatively Shine Curriculum™ theme this month is “Community Helpers”. Community Helper activities help encourage children to think about and appreciate all of the people in their community who work to keep them safe, healthy, well-fed and educated.
As a Reggio Emilia school, we must ensure selections are age-appropriate, ask questions before, after and during the book. Encourage your children to play/act out the plot. Bring the books to life and make reading fun.
So what do you do when your child is the one dealing with a bully? Back-to-school bliss can quickly transform into misery if they’re struggling with another kid harassing them. Here’s what you need to know to help them through it.
Going back to grade school or preschool after a long summer break can be stressful under normal circumstances. Throw in a global pandemic and constantly changing masking rules and it feels downright chaotic.