It is fun to watch children develop into little social beings. I think my most favorite time was when I was a Montessori Teacher and had a multiage classroom of 3 to 6 year olds. The group became a little family during the three years together. The oldest took care of the youngest and the 4 year olds learned from the 5 and 6 year olds. They learned from each other!
Storytelling is an advanced activity for children. They have to think about the beginning, middle, and the end. Reading to children and discussing what has taken place in the story is a nice way to begin building their understanding of storytelling. By modeling how to tell a story, children not only learn about sequential order, [...]
Happy, Sad, Scared, Frustrated or Mad – Help Your Toddler Express Their Emotions Using Three Simple Steps
As infants, babies only cry to let parents know that something is needed. As toddlers, children are ready to learn about expressing emotions, but need adults to guide them through the learning process. Often young children don’t have the necessary tools to express their feelings. If something isn’t working or going the way that they [...]