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Benefits of Construction & Building in Early Childhood

Any quality early childhood program offers building and construction play as an offering daily.  Blocks were introduced by Caroline Pratt, an American educator in the early 1900s.   This play can easily be extended at home using common household items in addition to block sets.  Blocks, in early childhood, are items that do not interlock.  That […]

Process vs. Product Art

There is a myriad of information to consider when selecting an early childhood program.  An indication of a program’s philosophy is their approach to art. The easiest way to discern this is by paying close attention to the display of art projects.  While art is often displayed on bulletin boards to present an inviting classroom, […]

Yoga and Brain Development in Young Children

Studies indicate that yoga leads to increased neuroplasticity.   Neuroplasticity is the scientific study of synapses fired by the nerve cells in the brain and the capacity of alteration of the brain’s potential to create neural pathways.    The brain, like any other muscle, may be strengthened with use or atrophied and weakened from lack of […]

Importance of Sunblock

Summer is here, but applying sunblock isn’t easy… While applying sunblock to your infant or child isn’t always easy, the American Academy of Dermatology, Skin Cancer Foundation and the American Academy of Pediatrics all remind us that it is important to protect your child’s skin from infancy onward. Infants 1. Avoid using any sunblock on […]