Starting preschool can be very scary for preschool children and parents. What can you do to better prepare?
12 Things parents can do at home Starting preschool is an adjustment for any child (and every parent). How to you best prepare your Child for Preschool? Some children adapt to change and social situations more easily than others. This is no cause for concern. However, there are many small and simple things that you as [...]
Parenting is hard enough as it is, without worrying about what other people think of you. Preschool teachers are in your corner and want to be part of your A-team. It's all about parent teacher communication. We’re usually naturally positive people and want to help you to do your best as a parent. We’ve seen [...]
Keeping preschool snacks interesting and healthy for your preschool child can be challenging. While some preschools provide lunch for the children, a number of the preschools I have worked in require children to bring their own lunch and snacks for the day. As an early childhood educator I can advocate on behalf of all teachers [...]
As Early Childhood Educators, part of our role is preparing children, and parents, for commencing preschool. This can be quite daunting for both parties as often it is the first time the child has spent extended periods of time in someone else’s care. A key part of the orientation pack that I provide to parents includes a ‘Preschool Checklist’. [...]
Choosing preschool backpacks ahead of the preschool year is exciting and can make children feel very grown up. Over 35 years of preschool teaching I have seen a LOT of preschool backpacks to say the least! Below you will find my most important tips for choosing a backpack for your pre-schoolers: It is very important [...]