What kid doesn’t love fruit? Here’s a simple summer snack you can make with your children for an afternoon at the lake or pool! Ingredients: One Watermelon (Sliced) Pint of Blueberries Supplies: Star cookie cutter Wooden skewers Instructions: Thread 7-10 blueberries onto the skewers Top skewer with watermelon star Serve and enjoy!
Our teachers across the county are truly game changers. They are dedicated, passionate and truly know how to engage each of their students every day. The process of choosing just one teacher each month is beyond difficult, but we are pleased to announce that our 2019 June National Teacher of the Month is Karen Rushton of Little Sunshine’s Playhouse and Preschool of The Woodlands, TX! Here is some fun information
History is filled with wonderful stories that people of all ages can relate to. That makes it a great subject for children to learn about, both at home and in preschool! But, what’s the best way to teach history to younger kids? First things first: history is not about memorizing names and dates! If you thought history class was boring when you were a child, it’s probably because it was
If you plan on taking your little one to the pool this summer, you want to make sure that they are safe and protected from the dangers of deep water and sun exposure. In this blog, Little Sunshine’s Playhouse & Preschool® provides some simple summer safety rules you can follow to make sure your child’s pool time goes swimmingly! What Are Some Swimming Pool Dangers That Affect Toddlers? While it
The teachers at our preschool programs across the county are the game changers. They are dedicated, passionate and truly know how to engage each of their students every day. The process of choosing just one teacher each month is tough, but we are pleased to announce that our 2019 May Teacher of the Month is Maritza Sanchez of Little Sunshine’s Playhouse and Preschool of Willowbrook, IL! Here is some fun
Teresa Obert always dreamed of becoming a teacher, ever since she got to work as an elementary school aide during her own high school days. More than 40 years later, Mrs. Teresa continues to live her dream as a master educator, earning 2018 National Teacher of the Year honors at Little Sunshine’s Playhouse and Preschool®. Children come to school excited every morning about what they’ll be learning in Mrs. Teresa’s
As math grows more important for the careers of the future, a quality preschool math curriculum will play a crucial role in preparing your child for a lifetime of success. Knowledge of math at ages 3 to 5 improves kindergarten readiness and predicts future achievement well into high school, and kids with better math skills in early childhood are more likely to attend college. Early math also promotes development of
Visual art plays an important role in our lives beginning at birth, according to science. In fact, one study even found that babies love Picasso! At Little Sunshine’s Playhouse & Preschool®, we integrate art education into our proprietary Creatively Shine™ curriculum, including an Art Show that lets young artists proudly display their very own works for parents and teachers to admire.