Fear is a big emotion for anyone to handle, and that’s especially so for children. So how can parents help their children when they’re afraid? Here are some things caregivers can do before, during, and after something scary shows up.
The words “play” and “learning” don’t get used enough in the same sentence — especially since they work so well together! Even though a traditional classroom is what most people think of when they envision learning, there’s no reason play can’t be a part of the discovery process.
From the moment your little one takes their first steps, their journey toward becoming a respectful and empathetic individual begins. Preschool age is a remarkable time in a child’s life, characterized by curiosity, wonder, and the blossoming of their social and emotional skills.
In this post, we will explore why a strong parent-teacher relationship is essential, not only for your child but also for the school community as a whole. We’ll provide you with practical tips on how to initiate and nurture this relationship, share the benefits it offers to both children and teachers, and offer solutions for common challenges you might encounter along the way.
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 September National Teacher of the Month is Ms. Alex of Little Sunshine’s Playhouse and Preschool of Lakeway TX
Today, we’re exploring a topic close to every parent’s heart: building positive self-esteem in preschoolers. As caregivers and educators here at Little Sunshine’s Playhouse and Preschool, we understand the profound impact self-esteem has on a child’s overall development and happiness.
Parents often worry about their kiddos making friends or feeling included among their peers. Throughout this post, we will discuss the stages of friendship and play development along with strategies to help build those skills and a peek into the crucial role preschool teachers play in their young lives.
Fine motor skills is a term you have probably often heard as your child grows. Whether it be at your pediatricians office, day care, preschool, or your friend who happens to be a therapist. It’s one of those terms that parents hear but may not completely understand. In this post, we will cover the importance of fine motor skill development and some fun activities to help your child increase their abilities.
Pumpkin spice-filling bellies and cozy decor on front porches can only mean one thing: the last golden days of summer are upon us, and we are transitioning into fall! Fall is one of the most fun seasons to experience with kids, no matter what their age.
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.