Developing Mindfulness and Awareness – By Prof. Ellen Booth Church

“Mindfulness is a way of befriending ourselves and our experience.”– Jon Kabat-Zinn  Earlier this month we talked about building a sense of responsibility and independence in children. In this blog we look at the growing level of mindfulness and awareness that happens in the Kinderpillar

Fostering Independence and Responsibility -By Prof. Ellen Booth Church

“The greatest gifts we can give our children are the roots of Responsibility and the wings of Independence.” – Denis Waitley We all want our children to feel confident and responsible. How do we support their natural desire to be independent while reminding them about their responsibility

Taking Reading Off the Page!

“You are never too old, too wacky, too wild, to pick up a book and read to a child.” -Dr. Seuss I have talked about the importance of reading to your child in previous Kinderpillar blogs. That simple fact cannot be stressed too much. You actually are teaching your child how to read, just by [&he

Taking Art and Math Outside

“When we teach a child to draw, we teach him how to see.When we teach a child to play a musical instrument, we teach her how to listen.When we teach a child to dance, we teach him how to move through life with grace.When we nurture imagination, we create a better world, one child at […]

STEAM “IT” Outside! Taking learning off the page and out the door

“Education is not the learning of facts, but the training of the mind to think.”- Educator, Horace Mann  The great outdoors is your child’s “other” classroom. Studies are showing that young children need to interact with natural materials in the real world around them to develop higher or
« Previous Page  1 2 3 4   Next Page »