Starting School

What does a child need to learn before entering the preschool?

Starting preschool is not easy for most children and parents. You probably have heard about the potty training as the skill requirement for preschool. Do you know what else your child needs to know or learn to join the local preschool center? Not only to get on board of this fun train, but to feel [...]

What does my child need to know before entering the kindergarten?

Every child is unique and learns at his/her own pace. However, most educational experts agree that some certain skills are essential to prepare for kindergarten, do well at school and develop knowledge further. What are the skills and concepts that children should know before entering kindergarten? How to assess if your child is ready for school? Our [...]

How to find the best dance school for your child?

You can see your little girl twirling in front of the mirror? You see your boy imitating the street dancers from the TV? They do it or not, bringing your child to a dance studio might be a great idea for your child. Dance is great for children. It develops motor skills, physical balance and [...]

Starting school. How to ease child’s separation anxiety.

Multiple Choice Question: a. Clutching a blankie. b. Grabbing daddy’s legs. c. Unnecessary vocalizations (i.e. – screaming bloody murder). d. Mommy-strangling with all might of the little hands. Which ones are symptoms of a separation anxiety? Correct! All of the above. I am sitting on a preschool orientation. While the teacher with an nonviably sweet [...]

Holding kids back for school. To hold or not to hold?

“I am not sure what to do about my son, “- my friend leans over the table, over adorable baby shower decorations, over the plates with croissants and danishes. “Should I sign him up for school now or hold him back for another year?” Not your usual baby shower type of question. Yet very, very, [...]

10 playthings that ease math learning

Learning math concepts can be frustrating for both children and parents. Find the toys that help understanding mathematics. Approved by teachers and parents, these learning playthings will teach kids in the best way – by playing. 1. Geometric Shapes 3D Building Set 5 years + Build 2D and 3D shapes with this geometry learning construction toy! Develops [...]