1. The Emotionally Intelligent Preschooler (Part Two)

    In part one, we examined what empathy and the preschooler looks like and how at this stage of development, empathy isn’t able to be fully understood, but should still be taught. We ended it with a couple of ways to cultivate empathy, which is where this post picks up. If you're curious about preschool programs in the Salt Lake City area that encourage kids to create their own learning based on w…Read More

  2. The Emotionally Intelligent Preschooler (Part One)

    There is a growing awareness of bullying in schools as it has been reported that one in three students experience bullying, with a majority of its prevalence beginning in middle school. Although statistics suggest that bullying isn’t necessarily increasing in schools but rather we’re becoming more conscious of it and no longer sweep it under the rug, it’s important to recognize why bullying …Read More

  3. STEM Activities for Your Preschooler

    Welcome back to our blog series on STEM and the Reggio Emilia approach! In our first blog, we covered the various components of STEM, and how it relates to Reggio Emilia (along with the values of our preschool and daycare). The realm of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics is something that continues to develop, especially in the world of education. With both STEM and the Reggio Emili…Read More

  4. Enjoying Fall With Your Preschooler

    What is better than fall? Enjoying fall with your kids! Preschoolers are naturally curious, interested, and eager to explore the natural world and fall offers a myriad of outdoor adventures. If you are wondering how to best enjoy this fall in Salt Lake City with your preschooler, read on for some great ideas! A Fall Nature Walk A great way to see the changes that fall brings is to get outdoors and…Read More

  5. Reggio Emilia- The One Hundred Languages of Children

    While the traditional method of schooling children involves the teacher as the giver of information, and the children as empty buckets filling up with new ideas, Reggio Emilia approaches it differently. Reggio Emilia sees the child as able to be an active participant in their education, and that they should be led by their interests. Instead of one method of learning, Reggio Emilia believes that c…Read More

  6. The Importance of Play for Preschoolers

    If you have a preschooler, you know that they love to play! Whether they are outside or in, at the dinner table or in the bathtub, everything can become a game. Do children need to be restricted on play? Absolutely not! In fact, studies show that children at this age learn through play, and play is an integral part of brain development and growth during this time. If you want to learn more about t…Read More

  7. Environment as the Third Teacher in Reggio Emilia Classrooms

    The Reggio Emilia approach to schooling and nurturing children is unique, especially the way in which the environment in which children learn is emphasized. The classroom is referred to as the “third teacher” and plays a big role in children’s education and development. We will explore how utilizing the classroom as a teacher is central to Reggio Emilia, and how this impacts learning. The cl…Read More

  8. The Importance of Sleep for Your Preschooler

    You know your child needs a good rest every night, but do you realize just how important sleep is for your preschooler? Your little one is constantly busy, and the preschool years keep both their bodies and minds active. Making sleep a priority can really help your child focus, learn, grow, and avoid meltdowns. Read on to see just what some extra sleep can do for your little one. Growth Your presc…Read More

  9. Healthy Lunch Ideas

    If you are thinking about the next school year and tired of packing the same boring sandwich for your child, you need some healthy lunch ideas! Young children need nutritious lunches that are packed with protein and vitamins to keep their bodies and minds active. If you have been struggling to come up with new lunches for your little ones, read on for some great tips and ideas! Shapes Young kids l…Read More

  10. Some Great Books for Your Toddler

    Reading is the gateway for creative thinking, and it reinforces the fundamentals skills of reading comprehension that are introduced in early childhood education. At Child Time Inc., we create our curriculum and design our classrooms around the needs of your child through our Reggio Emilia approach, which views your child as an integral component in creating and developing a curriculum. Though we …Read More