It's almost August and millions of kids, teachers, and parents are preparing for back-to-school time. I'm an educator, but also a parent of six and a grandparent to five young girls. As a teacher, I strive to meet my students just where they are. Real connections with kids take time, energy, lots of patience, and great love. I've learned that passion and heartfelt care for kids go further toward … [Read more...] about Super Kids Movement: Embrace Every Kid’s Light in the World!
This week the #PlayfulPreschool Team is offering thematic activities centered around HEALTHY HABITS in preschool! Encouraging preschoolers to develop good food choices will help build a foundation for a lifetime of sensible eating. We hope your own children will enjoy the healthy foods activities to encourage good habits at school and at home! Healthy Food Habits for Preschoolers! Teaching … [Read more...] about Healthy Food Habits in Preschool: Sorting and a Paper Plate Project
Almost all children go through eating "phases" where they like some foods more than others. If your child's pediatrician indicates that development is fine (*note - the following suggestions will not apply to all children who have special needs or conditions that would need specialized care and training), it might just be a matter of waiting it out while encouraging them to TRY foods they are … [Read more...] about At your wit’s end with a picky-eater? Things to consider…