You can make music with just about anything found in your household. Adding a musically inclined environment to your child’s life offers extensive benefits for their emotional, intellectual and social development. For young children, music helps identify teamwork. It shows that you
I am an onsite owner of a Goddard School, an education-based franchise preschool, and my faculty and I recently noticed that one of the three-year-old students had become increasingly tired in the morning and started having frequent meltdowns in the classroom. She
The importance of Outdoor Experiences and Play-Based Opportunities for Early Learners With childhood obesity at an all-time high and children receiving labels long before being given a chance to develop, we have to ask ourselves as parents and educators, how did we
Focusing your child’s physical fitness on fun activities will increase your child’s ability to move with confidence and competence. Exercise increases overall metabolism, builds a healthy heart and lungs, strong bones and muscles, and improves coordination, balance, posture and flexibility. INFANT Encourage
Research has shown that the pursuit of higher education and a subsequent degree leads to better job opportunities, higher salaries and better overall lifestyle choices. The University of Memphis has expanded into the community beyond its main campus and built what is
Very young children don’t have the abstract thinking ability or emotional development to understand competitive sports. They generally prefer motor activities and games with simple rules instead. As children get older, they become more interested in organized sports. At The Goddard School®,
We all want what is best for our children. We want them to be healthy, well-educated and happy, and we want to encourage them to be upstanding, productive members of society. Here are five tips for teaching good citizenship to your children.