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When to Start Kindergarten: The Pros and Cons of Early and...

When's the right time for your young child to start school? Southeast Michigan early childhood experts weigh in why and when to start kindergarten.

Physical Activities for Toddlers, Babies

Before kids reach kindergarten, parents can get them on the path to exercise and healthy habits. Try these ideas from two Detroit Public Schools teachers.

Free Preschool for Low Income Families in Michigan

Kids in families at lower income levels may qualify for preschool through the Head Start and Great Start Readiness Program in Michigan.

How to Build Vocabulary in Toddlers

Have a child just learning how to talk? Here are 10 tips for teaching vocabulary to kids.

Picking a Preschool Schedule

When enrolling your child in preschool, should you choose a full-day preschool schedule or a half-day preschool schedule?

Preschool Decision: Guide to Picking the Right Preschool for Your Child

Should you pick a cooperative, childcare-based, church-affiliated, Montessori or school district affiliated program? Get a bit of insight.

Letting Children Dress Themselves: Tips and Advice

As kids get older, they start to assert their independence by what they wear, from mismatched outfits to super hero capes. Which wardrobe wars are worth it?

10 First Day of School Books for Preschoolers

These books about preschool and starting class are perfect for toddlers who will be beginning preschool this fall.

6 Tips for Choosing a Kindergarten

Kindergarten is an important education milestone. Find out how to choose kindergarten classrooms that are the best fit for your children.

Preparing Kids for Kindergarten

Looking to get your child into kindergarten? Follow these 5 steps on how to prepare a child for kindergarten.

Tips for Picking the Perfect Preschool

Local experts agree: quality early childhood education is key. These three easy steps will assist you with choosing the right preschool.

Preschool Site Visit Checklist

Making a site visit is one of the last and most critical steps of finding a preschool. Here are some ideas of questions to ask and things to observe.