Early Childhood Education

Teaching kids their colors

Tips for Teaching Kids Their Colors

Want to make sure your young child learns his or her hues? Here are a variety of fun and creative ways to help in teaching kids their colors.
How to Build Vocabulary in Kids

How to Build Vocabulary in Toddlers

Have a child just learning how to talk? Here are 10 tips on how to build vocabulary in younger kids.

Picking a High Quality Preschool

Sandeep Chada, founder of The Goddard School in Rochester Hills, offers three factors to consider when picking a preschool for your child.

Intergenerational Preschool for Kids and Seniors in Livonia

Preschool-aged kids spend Tuesdays learning alongside the elderly in this local program, which is the first of its kind.

Advice for Parents of Preschoolers

A Detroit-area mom shares insights she gleaned while her daughter was in preschool. Read these tips for preschool parents that have stuck with her.
Physical activities for toddlers and babies

Physical Activities for Babies and Toddlers

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.

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

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.
Tips for Picking the Perfect Preschool

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.