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Why is literacy important in preschool?

Lit­er­a­cy is impor­tant in preschool because the atti­tude toward read­ing and writ­ing that chil­dren devel­op dur­ing their ear­ly years as they inter­act with lan­guage and books is a crit­i­cal aspect of emerg­ing literacy. 

Cooking with Children: Overnight Oats

Explor­ing food through smell, taste, sight, and touch is an impor­tant part of children’s devel­op­ment. Expos­ing chil­dren to new fla­vors and tex­tures is ben­e­fi­cial, and engag­ing in a fun cook­ing activ­i­ty can help lit­tle ones feel more con­fi­dent when try­ing some­thing new. Inter­est­ed in learn­ing how to cre­ate a fun learn­ing expe­ri­ence with overnight oats?

What is a Personal Philosophy Statement?

Do you want to learn more about what a per­son­al phi­los­o­phy state­ment is for your CDA Pro­fes­sion­al Port­fo­lio? And what you should include in it? After you col­lect your resources and reflec­tive state­ments of com­pe­tence, you are ready for the last step in cre­at­ing your CDA pro­fes­sion­al portfolio.

What is Baby Sign Language?

Between 9 and 13 months of age, infants can begin asso­ci­at­ing cer­tain ges­tures with objects, events, or needs and using these ges­tures to com­mu­ni­cate with oth­er peo­ple. Both par­ties ben­e­fit when adults work with infants and tod­dlers to estab­lish a con­sis­tent sys­tem of mutu­al­ly under­stood non­ver­bal communication.

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