4 Ways to Raise a Good Friend

Educators and families can help raise the next generation of fantastic friends. Here’s how we do it at Primrose, and how families can continue the lessons at home.
Primrose Puppet Billy playing the drum with friends

6 Surprising Ways Children Benefit from Music Education

Have you ever asked your child to do something and been ignored? Of course — that’s part of parenthood. But next time, try singing your…
Ally the Bunny holding up a card with her name on it

Teaching Children Responsibility: Start Early and Make It Fun

We think of responsibility as something mostly for adults — and kind of a drag: deadlines, appointments, bills, to-do lists. But children, including very young…
Teacher with mask on outside with infant on blanket

In Good (and Clean) Hands: Considerations for Children’s Safe Return to Child Care

Few would question that 2020 was a challenging year, with COVID-19 disrupting just about every aspect of our day-to-day lives at home, at work and everywhere in-between. Included in that “in-between” is child care – an essential service for so many parents…
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The Power of Puppet Play in Child Development

For Primrose® parents, it’s not unusual to hear after-school tales of Benjamin, Katie, Molly, Libby or Erwin from their children. These aren’t classmates; they’re five of…
Primrose Student playing make believe with a puppet, primrose friend Benjamin

Let’s Play Pretend: Make-Believe Is Fuel for Child Development

What should you do if you call your preschooler for dinner and he says he’s busy playing with his imaginary friend?  Set another place at…

During an Unprecedented Pandemic, Did I Make the Right Choice for My Children?

I’m a worrier. In fact, I worry so much that I start to feel anxious when I don’t have something to worry about. So, when COVID-19…
Teacher reading to infants outside

A Child Development Approach That Takes the Pressure Off Families

As a parent, a big part of your job is to do your best to safeguard the health of your child — physical, mental and…

Og’s Story Time Book List

By reading books with your child throughout the day you can easily incorporate more literacy into your child’s routine. To help you get started, our lovable bookworm Og® has compiled a list of some of his favorite books. Check them out!
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