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Learning Through Play: The Importance of Play at 4 Months (San Leandro)

Play is integral to a child’s development.

It is through play, that infants begin to move, communicate, socialize, and understand their surroundings, all of which are crucial for interaction.

In their early days, your child is starting to use their senses to navigate the world.

As a child grows, they learn to use their bodies to make discoveries.

Furthermore, by using their eyes, ears, nose, hands, and mouth as their tools children become capable communicators.

So, why exactly is play so important during the first year, and what can you do to keep things fun and interesting for your child?

Healthy Eating for Preschoolers: The Importance of Breakfast

 
Does your preschooler eat a healthy breakfast?

Breakfast is one of the most important meals of the day.

By fueling your child with important vitamins and minerals, a nutritious morning meal helps your child to concentrate in the classroom.

Furthermore, by building a foundation of healthy eating habits, your child is less likely to crave sugary junk foods in the future.

At our Kids Konnect preschools in Pacifica, San Mateo, Oakland and San Leandro, we offer a varied selection of healthy snacks to keep your child’s hunger at bay.

So, why exactly is it so important that children eat breakfast every day?

Critical Thinking Skills for Preschoolers: 4 Fun Activities to Try at Home

For preschoolers, critical thinking involves the ability to think clearly and rationally in order to understand logical connections between ideas.

To engage in reflection and independent thought, children must be encouraged to become active learners rather than passive recipients of information.

Furthermore, rigorously questioning ideas and assumptions is all about determining whether arguments and findings represent the entirety of the facts of a situation.

While intuition and instinct can take preschoolers so far, it is critical thinking skills that allow children to identify, analyse and solve problems systematically.

The Power of Play: What Everyone Must Know About Learning Through Play

In order for children to be happy, healthy, and social individuals who enjoy learning, there are a number of important needs that must be met.

At our Kids Konnect preschools in Pacifica, San Mateo, Oakland and San Leandro, we are committed to providing children with an exciting play-based curriculum that creates a buzz and turns preschoolers into lifelong learners.

According to Becoming Brilliant: What Science Tells Us About Raising Successful Children, by Roberta Michnick Golinkoff and Kathy Hirsh-Pasek, children need six Cs to succeed: collaboration, communication, content, critical thinking, creative innovation and confidence.

These key skills encourage children to develop into well-adapted adults who lead enriching and fulfilling lives.

9 Quick and Easy STEAM Play Date Ideas for Preschoolers

 

Play dates are a great way for your preschooler to learn and bond with other children.

By incorporating activities that introduce basic elements of science, technology, engineering, art and math, your child can begin to develop valuable skills and abilities that can boost their understanding of critical thinking, literacy, and innovative potential.

Effective STEAM activities can generate a buzz, and encourage children to take an interest in the world around them as well as their preschool lessons.

Tell Me More About STEM

However, not all parents understand how to set up engaging STEAM activities that children enjoy.

Let’s discover 9 quick and easy STEAM play date ideas that can give your child a fun and educational boost.