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Child Development: Music and Children

August 25, 2015  |  Categories: Behavior, Child Development, General Child Care, Parent Resources, Preschool Preparedness, Quick Tips

For your entire life, you’ve probably been bombarded by the positive effects of music in your life.  Maybe in middle school, you conducted the classic music and plant experiment. You know the one: set up your plants next to various pieces by Mozart and Bach and see which one grows the fastest.  Or perhaps you…

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Learning Through Preschool Games

January 9, 2014  |  Categories: Behavior, Child Development, Preschool Preparedness

There are lots of great preschool games that children play each day.  Many times they’ll play with other children at preschool, or just with one good friend.  Sometimes they might even play their favorite games just by themselves.  And there’s no reasons why you can’t play some of those games at home, either. Preschool games…

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Songs And Learning In Preschool

January 6, 2014  |  Categories: Parent Resources, Preschool Preparedness

You might think that getting preschool songs stuck in your head is the worst thing imaginable.  Well, it might be for you, but for your child it’s the best thing possible.  Hearing “Old McDonald,” “The Muffin Man,” and other favorites over and over can drive us crazy but it reinforces those words, rhythm, and musical…

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Introducing ABC Mouse

October 2, 2013  |  Categories: Parent Resources, Preschool Preparedness

This is a Mouse You’ll Want in Your House! Country Home Learning Center now offers a 21st century approach to early childhood education with an innovative technology designed for both school and home. Explore an interactive zoo and learn about the animals that live there! Tour the ABCMouse.com library and record a book in your…

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Never Too Early For Number Talk

May 2, 2012  |  Categories: Preschool Preparedness

Many new parents may feel silly talking to their infant as if she were capable of conversation (after all, aren’t babies just squooshy bundles of mostly joy?), but studies have proven that conversing with a child, even a newborn, helps develop language skills later on. So instead of using “baby talk” to communicate with an…

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