The Goals of Early Childhood Education

The Goals of Early Childhood Education

What are the goals of early childhood education? The answer may seem simple – perhaps memorizing the alphabet, learning to count in the double digits, and identifying primary colors come to mind. However, when it comes to early childhood education, the goals – and the benefits – are much bigger than simple academic rote memorizations. …
The Preschool Readiness Checklist

Ready for Preschool? The Preschool Readiness Checklist

How do you know if your child is ready for preschool? Since preschool can be viewed as less academically rigid than K-12, it can be difficult to know if your child is “on track” and ready for their first venture into the classroom. So, we’ve put together a “Preschool Readiness Checklist” for you, to highlight…
Social Skills Activities For Preschoolers

Social Skills Activities For Preschoolers

Preschool is a time for learning – not just numbers and letters, but also important life skills, such as learning how to healthily interact, play, and work productively with others. Therefore, social skills activities for preschoolers are highlighted in our preschool classroom.  These activities will help your child develop these important skills while having fun…
Which curriculum is best for preschool?

Which curriculum is best for preschool?

Preschool is an incredibly important time for your child’s learning and development. In preschool, children learn not only the fundamentals of education but also begin to develop a sense of how the world works and how to communicate effectively with others. Preschoolers will learn counting, pre-math skills, and basic shapes; they’ll memorize the alphabet and…
How to Teach a Child Math - Kid's Corner Preschool

How To Teach a Child Math

Math can be a subject that causes some deep stress and worry in parents. That’s often because one parent may have struggled with math. Understanding how to teach a child math is key to keeping their interest and ensuring that they are ready for kindergarten math at the end of preschool. Make math fun and…
How Children Learn to Write - Kids Corner

How to Teach a Child to Write

The ability to write is a fundamental learning skill we teach at Kid’s Corner (along with reading and math). Our goal is to prepare your child for a successful transition into kindergarten. Developing the cognitive and motor skills required for writing is essential for that next step. Using The Creative Curriculum®, we ensure that your…
Cognitive Development - Kid's Corner Preschool and Daycare, Gilbert and Mesa AZ

After School: Your Child’s Cognitive Development

Parents often ask our educators what can be done after school and during calendar breaks to continue to encourage their child’s cognitive development. There are so many things parents can do that are fun for both kids and their parents. These activities are extremely important to your child as their brains continue to develop and…

Preparing Your Child for Preschool

You already know what college your child’s going to attend, but you’re starting to get nervous about the upcoming preschool year. Is your child ready? Will they be able to separate and join in? Is there anything you can do to prepare them for preschool? Yes, to all of the above. Is my child ready…
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