Writing Development

This week our small group focus is writing, but truly writing is a part of our every day here at preschool. We encourage practicing...

Fine Motor Skills

Fine motor skills--the finessed little motions of the hand/arm--are incredibly important for young children to work on. Without mastering...

Parent Teacher Conferences

This week’s post is provided to you by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). Keep these thoughts in mind...

Phonemic Awareness

Key Developmental Indicator (KDI) D24’s goal is that children identify distinct sounds in spoken language. This spans all the way from...

Classifying (Sorting)

This week our small group focus is KDI G46: Classifying—Children classify materials, actions, people, and events. Children generally...

Alphabetic Knowledge

This week's Key Developmental Indicator (KDI) in preschool is #D25--Alphabetic Knowledge. Learning letters should be a FUN challenge for...