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Skills Every Preschool Student Should Be Working On

Academic skills are only half of what preschoolers should know. Here's a checklist of the other skills that every 3- to 5-year-old should be working on.

What Age Do Kids Start Preschool? And Other Top Preschool Questions – Answered

What age do kids start preschool? How much does preschool cost? You've got questions about preschool and we've got answers.

A Nurturing Neighborhood Preschool

Families looking for a preschool that provides exceptional care and customized curriculum for children can look no further than Childtime.

Teaching Younger Kids How to Have Thick Conversations

One of the most impactful ways to prepare children under 3 for the rest of their lives is talking to them in 'thick' conversations. Here's a look at how to do it.

Gilden Woods Program Director Melissa Joyce Works for the Hugs

This 15-year early childhood expert supports teachers and staff daily to ensure the best possible education for their young students.

Preschool Site Visit Checklist

Making a site visit is one of the most critical steps of finding a preschool. Here is a preschool site visit checklist full of questions to ask and things to observe.

Why Intergenerational Learning Works Well for Kids and Seniors

A new trend is finding more schools incorporating senior citizens into classwork. Find out why intergenerational learning is taking off – and its benefits.

4 Tips for Kindergarten Parents Before the First Day of School

Feeling a little overwhelmed about sending your kiddo off? A metro Detroit teacher spills her tips for kindergarten parents before school begins.

Preparing Kids for Kindergarten

Looking towards that first big step into school? Detroit education experts offer five insights into preparing kids for kindergarten.

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. Learn more about preschool for low income families here.

S.T.E.M.-Focused Fun for Preschoolers

S.T.E.M. education starts early at AppleTree & Gilden Woods Early Care and Preschool, thanks to its unique, hands-on S.T.E.M. Program.
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