Early childhood is one of the most important periods of brain development. Neural pathways are established, developing skills, and creating the foundation for a lifelong love of learning and creativity.
Motor skills are necessary during infant and preschool years as these skills help with development and coordination later in life. As they develop these skills, their confidence increases. Increased confidence helps them tackle other activities independantly like dressing, writing and speaking.
We all know that young children and toddlers just love to have fun. It’s also an extremely impressionable age where children develop and learn, so it’s vital to include activities that are both educational and fun.
There are several brain development activities for toddlers, but few are guaranteed to enhance a toddler’s brain. Activities shape toddlers into adulthood, as their brains subconsciously pick up from the environment and motor skill development.
Dr. Maria Montessori believed that children began having sensorial experiences at birth. According to Dr. Montessori’s studies, as children grow up, they explore and learn by interacting with their environment through their senses.
Unlike traditional preschools, a Montessori preschool focuses on developing every aspect of the whole child. This includes a child’s physical development.
Did you know that reading a book teaches children perspective-taking? Or that a game of hide-and-seek teaches them critical thinking? Well, when it comes to life skills, it is possible to combine important teachings with fun and games.
With families dealing with the transition to teaching and learning from home, many parents worry that their children may be falling behind or may not have enough opportunities to be physically active. To help, we’ve compiled a list of exercises and activities for kids that help encourage physical activity while incorporating Reggio-inspired teaching. Better yet, some of […]
Instead of focusing only on number recognition and counting, parents can expand young children’s thinking and introduce the key maths concepts in the preschool years.