Puzzles and manipulative activities, such as stringing beads, help children develop skills in classification and configuration.
Learn how you can help your child develop math skills in Play the Way to Math Skills.
Growing plants and observing classroom pets help children develop an awareness of themselves in relation to the rest of the world.
Share this activity with your child to open his mind to questions about where plants come from and how to grow one of his own in The Sunflower Jar.
Reading to babies helps them discover there are names for everything. Looking at books helps the visual part of newborn babies’ brains develop.
Learn how babies develop a love for books and how you can help advance her language development in Raising A Reader – Baby’s First Year.
Children’s observation skills are honed, and they develop an understanding of measurement and weight with sand and water activities.
Pouring and measuring make this activity an adventure in science. Try Rainstorm in a Jar!
Block play helps your child understand distance and develops an awareness of himself in relation to others.
Find out more about the importance of play in learning with 10 Things Every Parent Should Know About Play.
Dramatic play helps children learn problem solving and planning. They learn the art of conversation and expand their vocabulary. They develop an appreciation for stories that grows into a love for books.
Find out the reading and literacy skills your child needs before starting school in Raising a Reader – Preschool: 3-4 Years.
Shape sorting activites help children learn to classify objects by shape and color. They develop ideas about how shapes work toegether in both satisfying and challenging experiences.
Help your child undersand math concepts with the tips in Talk Math.
Activities in art help children develop their imaginations while strengthening the fine motor skills needed for writing – an essential element of literacy.
Try this fun activity that helps you introduce new words and spark your child’s curiosity about science – Playdough Power!