A mother and early childhood educator reflects on the importance of motherhood and the realization that she is exactly where she needs to be. View this kids activity at Homegrown Friends!
Miss Allison Art talks about balance bikes with just about anyone who will listen. BEST. INVENTION. EVER. Most kids’ bikes come standard with a set of training wheels, but… there IS an easier way. The trickiest part of learning to ride isn’t the pedaling; it’s the balancing. That’s where balance bikes excel. They don’t have […]
An increasing amount of research continues to support play in early childhood development, and there are five primary forms or types of play in which children engage: locomotive, social, object, language and pretend play. Each type of play has its own benefits for the developing mind of a young child, and while each is important, […]
The purpose of reading is to construct meaning from written text, to gain information. Reading involves more than simply deciphering words. It includes figuring out the relationship between the approximately forty-four spoken sounds (phonemes) of the English language with the twenty-six letters of the alphabet, and there are over 150 different ways to spell all […]