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read to your preschooler

Early Chapter Books to Read to Your Preschooler

Posted on March 29th, 2019 · Posted in Legacy Academy, Parenting Tips

Research shows that reading aloud to children helps them grow their vocabularies, master grammar, and develop other important literacy skills. This is in addition to the social and moral benefits.. read more

When you help children remember important tasks and ideas in their early years, you create positive habits and patterns for the rest of their lives.

Frustrated with Forgetfulness: Helping Children Remember Important Things

Posted on February 22nd, 2019 · Posted in Legacy Academy, Parenting Tips

“I don’t know.” “I forgot.” “I don’t remember.” As a caregiver, you likely hear these phrases on occasion. It isn’t only children who forget, but because of the important brain.. read more

community helpers

Talking to Children About Community Helpers

Posted on January 24th, 2019 · Posted in Legacy Academy, Parenting Tips

It is likely that your child will encounter a police officer or EMT in early life. Hopefully, this experience will not be the result of danger or trauma, but regardless.. read more

How to plan a playdate

How to Plan a Playdate that Everyone Will Love

Posted on December 26th, 2018 · Posted in Legacy Academy, Parenting Tips

Playdates are a lifeline for many parents, giving children the opportunity to play with peers and adults a chance to socialize in a relaxed way while their children are occupied… read more

How to teach good manners to children

Five Ways to Teach Good Manners to Children

Posted on November 28th, 2018 · Posted in Legacy Academy, Parenting Tips

“Yes, please.” “No, thank you.” “Excuse me.” All parents want their children to behave appropriately in public. However, it can be challenging to teach good manners to children in the.. read more

toy clutter

Clearing Out the Toy Clutter Before the Holidays

Posted on October 31st, 2018 · Posted in Legacy Academy, Parenting Tips

It seems a common problem: no matter how careful you are about buying toys, they begin to take over your home. Whether it’s Duplos scattered around the floor or doll.. read more

prepare your child for a change

Five Ways to Prepare Your Child for a Big Change

Posted on September 27th, 2018 · Posted in Legacy Academy, Parenting Tips

Big changes and transitions are difficult for everyone. Whether it’s a move, addition of a new baby, or a new school, children are often especially impacted by the stress of.. read more

NAEYC: How to Support Approaches to Learning? Play with Them!

Posted on April 5th, 2015 · Posted in Early Child Care, Legacy Academy, Parenting Tips

As a parent, you want your children to learn all that they can—to grasp math concepts, to be curious about exploring the world, and to learn to read and write… read more

NAEYC: Help Your Child Become a Great Problem Solver

Posted on January 7th, 2015 · Posted in Early Child Care, Legacy Academy, Parenting Tips

Preschoolers who can solve their own problems feel confident and enjoy learning. They are willing to make mistakes and learn from them and keep trying until they succeed. Families can.. read more

Legacy Academy Presents: How to Make a Fun Holiday Game for Children

Posted on December 5th, 2014 · Posted in Early Child Care, Legacy Academy, Parenting Tips