Spring has a special place in my heart because it is a time of new life. This is why many nations, such as Japan, have festivals to celebrate the season of spring. I am already seeing the cherry blossoms begin to bud on the trees! Since I do not yet have seasonal allergies, spring is
Month: March 2020
In the midst of the coronavirus worldwide pandemic, you want to find a way to teach young children about practicing proper hand hygiene to prevent them from getting sick. Many books about hand hygiene are more geared towards older readers and are therefore too complex for toddlers and preschoolers. Germs are Not For Sharing is
When you think about St. Patrick’s Day, you think about drinking or going out to the St. Patrick’s Day parade. But after you have a child your life changes in many ways, including your social life. While an older child would be able to handle busy crowds, such as parades, young kids don’t fare as
After my son turned two, I decided to become even more proactive with his learning. At this age and throughout the age of five, I believe that play is the best way for children to learn, however, I believe that structure is important too and helps children to adjust from home to daycare to preschool.
National Pi Day is a STEM-based national holiday that is dedicated to the number pi. Rightfully celebrated on March 14th (3.14), it is a great holiday for kids because it is the perfect time to teach them about concepts related to math and science. Older kids can do more complicated activities to tackle even the