How to Encourage Creativity and Imagination in Children Ages 3 to 5

Early childhood is a magical time, with endless things to discover in the real world and countless opportunities for make-believe. Creativity and imagination are two of the essential skills we build during the first five years of life. NASA scientists even found that most of us hit our creative…

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Teaching Phonics to Preschoolers Using Phonological Awareness

Most of us are familiar with the term, phonics, but are you familiar with the term, phonological awareness? Phonological awareness describes the perception of the sound structure of languages. A significant part of phonological awareness is phonemic awareness which refers to the knowledge of spoken words composed of phonemes, the…

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How iPads could be great tools for teaching preschoolers phonics

Many parents have heard of the benefits of children starting reading early and are committed to raise lifelong readers. Phonics is a common method of teaching children to read by assigning sounds to alphabets and is essential for helping children begin to read. By learning how letters are supposed to…

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