Pre-K

Easter Basket Books for Toddlers and Pre-K

Easter Basket Books for Toddlers and Pre-K

We think one of the best things to include in an Easter Basket is a book. Here are some of our favorites from Flying Eye Books. Safe & Sound Young chipmunks live underground, while kangaroo joeys need a pouch, and crocodile hatchlings hide in their mother’s mouths. And so baby animals are safe and sound(…)

Learning with Post-it Notes

I am addicted to Post-it Notes.  There I said it out loud, admitted my addiction.  Is there PINA (Post-It Note Anonymous)?  While these are handy little office supplies, there are so many more uses.  Many, many uses – ingenious, creative and practical ways to use this invention.  How about with the kids?  I am talking(…)

Potty Training – Part II – Baseline, Training, and Post-Training

Potty Training – Part II – Baseline, Training, and Post-Training

Guest blog post by Christina Miller, Director, A Great Start Preschool Baseline (before starting training procedure) * Parents and or caregivers check the participants pants on the hour eight times a day, for seven days, and no consequences were scheduled for incorrect or correct toileting. If an accident had occurred, pants are changed with minimal(…)

The If’s, How’s, When’s, and Butts of Toilet Training….Part I

The If’s, How’s, When’s, and Butts of Toilet Training….Part I

Guest blog post by Christina Miller, Director, A Great Start Preschool * Most children are ready to begin potty training between 18-30 months. * How do you know when your child is ready? – Communication skills: Does your child tell you when they need to go potty or are in the process of relieving themselves?(…)

Vinci Curriculum Packs For Ages 1-9

Looking into educational media for your child?  Have you heard of VINCI, the integrated digital learning system that offers engaging technology tools as well as books and toys, and prepares young children for academic success? VINCI’S award-winning curriculum provides a variety of play-based learning experiences for home and school, and is trusted by parents and educators(…)

Baxter Barret Brown – Great Books For Creative Kids

by Kathy K., product review panel member Baxter Barret Brown’s Bass Fiddle and Baxter Barret Brown’s Cowboy Band by Tim McKenzie are such fun stories. Baxter himself is as creative as my little guy with just as much energy to solve problems he’s faced with in both of these books. His bass fiddle is so(…)