“How You and Your Child Can Get the Most Out of Your Local Library”- By Prof. Ellen Booth Church

Imagine walking into your public library with “child eyes”. What would you see? What invites and excites? What might overwhelm? What would you want to do? Your local library is the perfect setting to welcome your child to the magical world of books. It is a place filled with wonder to young eyes

Inventing Together Builds Thinking Skills (Part 2)- By prof. Ellen Booth Church

In the last blog I talked about Dr. Howard Gardner’s Theory of Multiple Intelligences and how this applies to the Kinderpillar educational programs. In this blog we will look at some of the fun ways we do this in our programs.   Thinking Outside the Box…Team Work One of the most fulfilling

Building Creativity in Academics Subjects – By Prof.Ellen Booth Church

As early childhood educators and parents we know that hands-on experiences with creative activities and materials is what the children call the “good stuff” of learning. Young children learn science, math and literacy academic skills through art, music, movement and drama activities. The Arts ar

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

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“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

Becoming Literate! – By Prof. Ellen Booth Church

“The best way to predict your future is to create it.” -Abraham Lincoln We all know how important it is for children to be literate. The literacy skills related to reading and writing are essential for future success in school. Of course, every parent worries if her child will learn how to read
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