Preschool

The Value of Preschool Education

The merits of enrolling children in preschool has been debated throughout the country, but research has stressed the cognitive, social, and emotional value that preschool has for young children. Studies have shown that early education goes a long way to preparing children for kindergarten and primary schooling. As the National Institute for Early Education Research…

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Promoting Healthy Cognitive Development in your Preschooler

While most parents are naturally concerned with their preschooler’s physical development, their mental development is just as, if not more, important. There are many things you can do to stimulate your child’s mind outside of a classroom setting. When children are just starting out on the road of cognitive development, they need devoted attention and…

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What to Look for in Quality Child Care: Preschool

In the final installment of the series, “What to Look for in Quality Child Care,” the child development professionals at Celebree Learning Centers describe the components of a nurturing and enriching preschool environment. Preschool is an extremely important period in a child’s development. Structured enrichment is particularly important at this stage in a child’s development…

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Eight Halloween Safety Tips for 2016

The child development professionals at Celebree Learning Centers provide trick-or-treating safety tips for you and your children to be mindful of as Halloween quickly approaches. According to SafeKids.org, only one third of parents talk to their children about Halloween safety, despite the three out of four parents who report having Halloween safety fears. Although Halloween…

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Choosing the Right Childcare

The process of choosing childcare can be overwhelming and confusing to those first seeking care. The decision to have both parents work outside of the home may be a source of stress for some; compounded with needing to find a quality childcare arrangement that works best for your lifestyle, family values and finances. Quality Care…

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The Good & Bad of Technology: How New Tech Toys are Influencing Our Youth

The child development professionals at Celebree Learning Centers discuss the positive and negative aspects of children growing up in the technological age. As a parent, one may ask: How much screen time is too much screen time? How can I balance play time and technology time? Despite common belief, not all screen time is damaging…

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7 Tips for Swimming and Summer Safety

There’s almost nothing more exciting to a child then a carefree day at the beach or the pool. The same daytrip however, may be a slightly more nerve-wracking experience for a parent. The child development professionals at Celebree Learning Centers provide ways to ensure pool safety with your children this summer. The summer season comes…

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Back-to-School for Every Age

The countdown to back-to-school has finally arrived. The childcare professionals at Celebree Learning Centers discuss how you can help your child get acclimated to the new routines that come with the back-to-school season. Whether it’s your first “first day,” or you’re a seasoned veteran of back-to-school preparation, there are specific ways to help your child…

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Playing Fair: Teaching Your Child Good Sportsmanship

The child-development professionals at Celebree Learning Centers discuss the importance of good sportsmanship for your children and key practices that can help develop this trait. Before you give your child a time-out for throwing a fit because of a lost game, it’s critical to realize that your child is just beginning to comprehend what it…

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Choose a Program Run by a Great Teacher

Does the teacher create a positive environment? Look for teachers that have an emotional connection with the children. Does the teacher manage and limit negative aspects of the environment? Look for teachers that remain calm, cool and collected when speaking with and disciplining  children. Does the teacher respect the needs of preschool children? The good…

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