Little girl playing happily in a sand box

Encourage Learning Through Playing in the Sand!

While young children don’t always have the ability to fully interpret and articulate their emotions, playing comes naturally to almost every child. That’s one reason…
Primrose students water plants to encourage experiential learning

How We Teach Values Through Experiential Learning

Sometimes the best way to learn something new is by doing. That’s why Primrose incorporates experiential learning, or hands-on learning, into its Happy Hearts Character…
Father reassures his upset young son

Finding the Lessons in Disasters

Chances are it wouldn’t take very much for you to recall a disaster or traumatic event from your childhood. And whether you were directly affected…
Little girl smiling as the doctor checks her heart beat with a stethoscope

Doctor Visit Do’s: Tips for a Stress-Free Trip to the Pediatrician

Did you know that during the first five years of your child’s life, you’ll be visiting the pediatrician at least 12 times for well visits…
Little boy looks surprised as he listens to music on a pair of headphones

Immersing Your Child in the Joys – and Benefits – of Music!

As a music educator, I meet many parents who share stories about how the music teacher at their child’s preschool is providing an excellent music…
Toddler playfully reaches out to his father while they play on the bed

Educating Your Child’s Heart

Ask just about any parent what he or she wants most for their child and you will likely hear something like this: “All I want…
Little boy happily holding a soccer ball, sitting in a field

Most Frequently Asked Questions about Children and Physical Fitness

It’s no secret that today’s children do not participate in as much physical fitness as children in previous generations, hence the childhood obesity epidemic our…
A toddler sits grumpily at a day care center

Three Tips for Teaching Young Children Manners

When it comes to manners, I do it by the book. That’s how we did it in my house growing up – we put napkins…
Little boy intently reading a book

A Peek at What’s Happening in Early Education

Between time with my family, work and a never-ending list of to-dos, it seems every week just flies by. That’s why I cherish that I…
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