Did you know sign language is one of the most common languages spoken in the United States? There are between 250,000 and 500,000 American Sign Language (ASL) users in the U.S. and Canada alone.

Parents and teachers agree that math is one of the most important subjects for preparing young children for later academic success and future careers. A substantial body of research establishes the importance of math in early childhood education: A 2007 study found that math concept understanding at kindergarten entry predicted later math and reading achievement. In 2010, researchers found math skills at kindergarten entry were a stronger predictor of general

Using unconventional and creative containers in the classroom is one way to implement the Reggio Emilia philosophy. Adults may think of a container as something that merely holds objects, but children see containers as part of the activity or something to build with. Containers, when used properly, can help invite children to engage with objects and spark their imagination. They can build with containers or use containers to sort objects

At Little Sunshine’s Playhouse we feel we have the very best educators, and we want you to have every opportunity to receive recognition for your hard work, time and dedication to teaching and developing your students. Discovery Toys is hosting a Preschool Educator of the Year contest to recognize preschool educators who serve a critical role in helping young children build a solid foundation for their educational success. Discovery Toys