What should parents know about preschool program art activities? Now that your three, four, or five-year-old is in pre-k, they're ready to get hands-on and create mini masterpieces. But you have questions about the creative arts and early childhood education. From kid-safe material choices to the types of processes pre-k programs use, take a look at some art-related questions parents have. Why Art? Early childhood education is more than just academics. [Read More]
When Do The Preschool Years Start And End For Your Chid?
When is your child ready to start preschool? How many years of early childhood education do they need before starting kindergarten? Whether you're researching daycare centers or just want to know more about what to expect from the pre-k years, take a look at the top questions parents have about timing answered. What Is the Typical Preschooler Age? Pre-k includes the years after your child moves out of the toddler stage — and those that fall before they start kindergarten. [Read More]
4 Question Categories To Include In Your Toddler Daycare Phone Interview
You're ready to start toddler child care center phone interviews — but aren't sure what to ask. What do you need to know about your child's potential new future daycare center? Before you schedule your first phone Q and A session, take a look at these categories of questions to include. Licensure and Accreditation While a license doesn't equal high-quality care, it does show that the center meets set health, safety, and training requirements. [Read More]
Jewish Early Childhood Education Helps Instill the Fundamentals of Jewish Life
Parents who want their children to carry on the traditions of Jewish life can enroll their children in Jewish early childhood education programs. These programs include lessons on Jewish values, customs, and other important topics that have helped sustain the Jewish people for centuries. Here are some of the subjects that students can learn while they receive their Jewish early childhood education. Lessons of the Torah The Torah, or the Five Books of Moses, serves as one of the main fundamentals of Jewish life. [Read More]