Links to Parents Preschool Blog

Links to Parents Preschool Blog

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Five Montessori Secrets for Literacy

  Today’s parents are bombarded with educational toys, intended to help their children learn to read. There are toy computers that talk about letters and pull-along toys with a leg for each letter. There are workbooks, early readers, and, of course, the trusted alphabet song. Many agencies, from NAEYC to…
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Holiday Gifts They’ll Love

The holidays are a great opportunity to come together as a family. In many families, they also are a time to express our appreciation with thoughtful gifts that align with our values, and that put big smiles on the faces of our precious children. We recommend gifts that foster the…
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What Families Need to Know About Child Care Benefits in the “American Rescue Plan Act”

Although there have been a multitude of changes and adaptations as we navigate over a year into the coronavirus pandemic, one topic has become ever clearer – the importance of educating our children! The most recent affirmation of this notion comes in the form of the American Rescue Plan Act,…
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Why Montessori Elementary?

By Shawn Edwards I have been working in Montessori schools for more than 30 years. Each year, in the fall, I engage in conversations with parents about the fact that a Montessori education does not stop after Primary or the Kindergarten year. “Education for Life” was used regularly in Maria…
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