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Oct
3
2009

Three Fantastic Early Childhood Books

My  Three Favorite Books  That All Three to Six Year Olds Will Love to Hear! 1.  Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes 2.  The Runaway Bunny (Book & Bunny Gift Set) by Margaret Wise Brown 3.  The Salamander Room (Dragonfly Books) by Anne MazerRelated Posts:No Related Posts Found

Sep
28
2009

Advice about talking to teachers about disabilities/illness

My daughter has JRA (Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis) and has flare ups form time to time that make normal school activities like writing, participating in PE or carrying her backpack much harder for her. We’ve had to deal with plenty of school absences, surprise doctors’ appointments and everything else that goes along with having a kid …Related Posts:Talking to Teachers About Disabilities and IllnessFive Reasons Tweens and Teens Have Problems Making and Keeping FriendsDon’t Let Your [...]

Sep
7
2009

The Right Age for Preschool

At what age should I send my child to preschool? Ordinarily age three is the ideal time to start preschool. Children at this age are ready to expand their social horizons and are developmentally ready to take part in activities which require patience and cooperation. Parents of two year olds are better off saving their money …Related Posts:How to Engage Students A Home Made Lunch is Not Necessarily a Healthy Lunch Great Educational Gifts For [...]

Sep
6
2009

What Every Kindergartner Needs to Know

To be ready for kindergarten children should master these skills before starting school: 10. Hold a book properly; 9. Hold a pencil or crayon and write with it; 8. Recognize the numbers 1-10; 7. Count up to 10 items; 6. Sort items by color, size, and kind; 5. Follow routines and two step directions; 4. Work and get along with other children; 3. …Related Posts: Five Ways to Read with Your ToddlerTips for the First [...]

Aug
29
2009

The 10 School Supplies No Child Should Be Without

1. Personal Hand Sanitizer It’s likely to be a bad flu season. Teach your child to use it frequently and always before lunch and after recess. 2. Antibacterial Wipes Do the poor teacher a favor and send a container to school so she can wipe off desks and other germy surfaces in the classroom. 3. Label Maker Label every lunch …Related Posts:The 10 School Supplies Your Child NeedsHow to Engage StudentsTeaching Your College Student to [...]

Aug
16
2009

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