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The 5 principles of Montessori

Preschool teachers implement the Montessori Method in childcare settings across the U.S. according to five foundational principles. These principles are: Respect for the child The absorbent mind Sensitive periods The prepared environment Auto-education   Respect for the Child  Respect for the child is the foundation upon which all the other Montessori principles rest. As Montessori […]

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The Importance of Play in Preschool

“How well will my child do in school if all he does is play?” This is a common question parents ask about their preschoolers and one that can be difficult for preschool teachers to answer. It isn’t because the teachers don’t know, but summing up the importance of play in the learning process in a […]

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Summer Preschool in New Paltz

5 Great Benefits of Day Camp

Whether it’s a day camp, sleep-away camp or outdoors adventure, kids of all ages benefit from a good summer program in many important ways. Here are 5 great reasons to enroll your child in a day camp summer program: 1. Because Day Camp is Fun!   Plain, old fun is as important to children’s development […]

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Summer Preschool in New Paltz

5 Benefits of New Paltz Summer Preschool

New Paltz summer preschool programs offer socialization, learning, and lots of fun, making your child’s summer both engaging and rewarding. It’s the big question New Paltz parents must face every summer: where should I enroll my child for a quality summer program? A high-quality preschool program will provide benefits that last all year long. A […]

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New Paltz Preschool Outdoors?

Outdoor preschool sounds like something that would be such a  New Paltz preschool idea. It Started in Denmark It’s an idea that originated in Denmark, teachers started taking children out of the classroom and into the forest. While forest and nature-focused preschools aren’t unknown internationally, in Northern Europe they’re almost as common as conventional schools. […]

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