1. Teaching Gratitude

    We all have bad days. Sometimes those bad days turn into a tough month, a few months, or even just a challenging year. Bad times are a part of life, and they’re no one’s favorite. But they teach us resilience and strengthen our character, as long as we know how to handle the turbulent times at hand. Teaching gratitude is one of the best ways you can help your child cope and persevere through t…Read More

  2. Is My Child Ready For Kindergarten?

    Every parent always wants their child to have the best life possible, and families also recognize that so much of this comes from education. Having a positive and successful academic experience is one of the pivotal and fundamental aspects of life. Academic experiences and successes open so many doors and present so many opportunities, it makes sense why kindergarten and preschool — the first gr…Read More

  3. 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

  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. 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

  7. Summertime Offers a Wealth of Learning Opportunities

    Summer is coming, and there is no better time to get outdoors and get hands-on with learning and exploration. Summertime creates some of the best childhood memories, so get creative this summer and include some activities you and your child are sure to love! Our Reggio Emilia inspired curriculum at Child Time Inc. aims to promote a love of learning and expression, and continuing that approach in a…Read More

  8. 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

  9. Feeding Your Child’s Curiosity

    Being a child means carrying an abundance of curiosity. Whether it’s wondering why something happened, or how the world was created, the mind of a child is full of curiosity that leads to questioning. Curiosity is a fundamental skill utilized in all of schooling, whether your child is going into kindergarten or high school. Curiosity is the foundation for critical thinking, creativity and much m…Read More

  10. Reggio Emilia Vs. Montessori Schools

    At Child Time Inc., our programs and curriculum are centered around the Reggio Emilia approach. The Reggio Emilia approach, conceived from the town of Reggio Emilia, Italy after World War II, is an educational movement for preschool and early elementary schools. We believe that this program is a powerful source of teaching toddlers and young children as it puts the child and their unique needs at …Read More