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educational tips and recommended resources for parents of preschoolers


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    Pacific Union Early Childhood Education and Care Resources Preschool-Grade 2
    The Pacific Union Conference Office of Education has developed an Early Childhood Education and Care Division. Website information is specifically targeted for Seventh-day Adventist early childhood programs and professionals. Resources include: Enrichment...

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    Adventist Child Care Network Brochures 0-2 years-Kindergarten
    Order copies, share links or download and print brochures to help guide teachers and parents in the training of young children. Brochures cover topics such as biting, media, nutrition and health, toilet training, discipline, spirituality, protecting children...

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    Adventist Family Traditions to Bless Your Heart and Home Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Adventist family traditions are unique and special. This collection of family traditions shares customs from around the world. Some may seem very familiar, and others may be completely new. Each one comes from a warm memory of family togetherness. This book...

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    Adventist Parenting e-newsletter Preschool-Grade 12
    The Adventist Parenting free e-newsletter addresses issues of family faith and offers pratical advice by age category to help parents/teachers/caregivers raise confident, God-centered kids. It lists resources to help answer parent questions about topics...

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    Babybug Magazine 0-2 years-Kindergarten
    This magazine features "quality content available from the world's best children's writers and artists. Made with nontoxic ink, rounded corners, and no staples. BABYBUG safe for little ones to explore on their own. Created since 1994, the joyful, brightly-illustrated...

  • Bullying and Violence information for parents Preschool-Tertiary
    According to research, 90 percent of children in grades 3 to 6 say they have been bullied at some time and 60% admit they have engaged in bullying behavior themselves. "Today, more kids are getting bullied online. Embarrassing photos can be spread to...

  • Caldecott Medal Award Winners Preschool-Grade 5
    A list of all the Caldecott Medal Award Winners from 1938-present. Caldecotts are awarded annually to the illustrator of the most distinguished American picture book for children.

  • Child Development Institute 0-2 years-Lifelong
    Informative, research-based, parent-friendly articles on child development, parenting, psychology and learning, health and safety.

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    Child Guidance Kindergarten-Lifelong
    These enduring writings cover the essentials of parenting with chapters on specific building blocks of character such as purity, cheerfulness, self-control, reverence, respect, honest, cleanliness, and courtesy. Includes guidance on how to reach self-denial,...

  • Child Welfare Preschool-Grade 8
    Child Welfare Information Gateway provides access to information and resources to help protect children and strengthen families. A service of the Children's Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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    Childhood Should Be A Journey, Not A Race Preschool-Grade 2
    What is school readiness? Marion Deer shares helpful suggestions of what parents can do to prepare their children for school. However, above all, she emphasizes that a child should go to school when he or she is physically, mentally, socially, and emotionally...

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    Connecting Children With God Through Prayer and Worship Kindergarten-Grade 9
    Donna Habenicht and Larry Burton share ideas on how teachers can teach children how to pray. Discussed is the relationship between prayer and worship, the nature of prayer, stages in the development of prayer, the nature of worship, helping children pray and...

  • Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood Life's Lessons Songs 0-2 years-Grade 1
    From the company started by Fred Rogers, these short songs that help young children learn ways to handle emotions, conflicts, fears, and other life experiences. You will find children singing these little songs to help when they are sad or mad or practicing...

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    ECE Be Like Jesus Companion 0-2 years-Kindergarten
    This web resource has printable lesson plans, videos, stories, and activity suggestions for parents or teachers. Topics include Honesty, Love, Acceptance, Obedience, Respect, Trust, Giving, Joy/Happiness, Perseverance, Responsibility, Caring, and Sharing....

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    Focus on the Family - Parenting Preschool-Grade 12
    Encouragement and inspiration for Christian parents today on topics such as effective biblical discipline, protecting your family, spiritual growth for kids, sexuality, children at each age and stage, adoptive families, parenting challenges and roles, etc.

  • Gever Tulley on 5 dangerous things for kids Preschool-Lifelong
    Gever Tuley talks about five things he recommends you help kids do to get an education that strengthens the character.

  • Golden Rules: The Ten Ethical Values Parents Need to Teach Their Children Kindergarten-Lifelong
    What and how we teach our children is fundamental, but how we model what we teach is critical. Children watch, listen, and learn from our example. Wayne Dosick provides parents with the ten golden rules that teach their children respect, honesty, fairness,...

  • Google Family Safety Center 0-2 years-Grade 12
    Learn how to use tools google provides to help parents and teachers choose what content their children/students see online, and consider current and valuable tips and advice about how to stay safe online.

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    Help I'm a Parent 0-2 years-Lifelong
    Developed by the North American Division of Seventh-day Adventist Family Ministries, this parenting curriculum will encourage and inspire parents to raise their children in a positive way. The website has many additional resources. The DVD and book can be...

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    Helping Preschool Children Become Readers: Tips for Parents Preschool-Grade 1
    This article presents twelve things parents can do to lay the foundation for good reading skills before children enter school. These include: daily conversations, lots of print/writing materials in the home, reading/writing space available to child, parent...

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    Helping Young Children Develop Spiritually Preschool-Grade 8
    The early years are critical for the development of a conscience and character. This 2012 Nad Teachers Convetnion presentation demonstrates how to support TAG (Time Alone with God) at a young age, develop a working knowledge of Bible stories, and use lessons...

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    Hugs from Jesus Preschool-Grade 2
    In this collection of pre-school devotionals, Sally Dillon shares simple object lessons that will arouse your child's imagination with a wide variety of hands-on experiences, most of them involving easy five-minute craft projects that engage all the senses,...

  • Kids and Money Preschool-Grade 12
    "Teach children the value of saving and spending wisely. These games and tips will help him learn about the value of money."

  • Ladybug Magazine Preschool-Kindergarten
    Ladybug is the children's magazine that opens the door to reading for children ages 3-6. Colorful illustrations draw children into the text, and each issue offers a mix of enchanting stories at appropriate reading levels - some that students can explore on...

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    Let Children Enjoy Their Childhood Preschool-Grade 1
    A one page essay on the benefits of starting school later rather than earlier.

  • Licensing Standards Preschool
    Daycare.com was founded in 1997 with a threefold mission: First, to provide parents with an easy to use daycare finding resource. Second, to provide daycare operators with an efficient and effective means of announcing their service. And finally, to provide...

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    Little Hearts for Jesus Preschool-Grade 2
    This early childhood devotional is suitable for classroom and home worship use. Each reading includes a game, activity, craft, or a charming and original lyric sung to a well-known tune that will entice your child to delight in our awesome God.

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    Love Letters from Jesus Preschool-Grade 2
    This is one of a new series of interactive devotional books which will help you engage your preschooler in activities designed to reinforce character building concepts. Your child will not merely hear the lessons, but act them, touch them, chew them, pray...

  • Manners, Please! Preschool-Grade 4
    Manners, Please! seeks to promote sensitivity and civilized behavior in children. Every type of etiquette from table manners and conversation to telephone manners and sibling harmony is covered through poems, writing activities, coloring pages, role...

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    Mind, Brain, and Early Childhood Preschool-Grade 1
    Western society currently promotes formal preschool training. This article addresses claims that this is important and presents a perspective of the parent-child relationship and the essential nature of the growth a child experiences while being nurtured at...

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    Mom and Loving It Grade 11-Lifelong
    Mom...and loving it is a website inspiring families to live and love today. Books and CDs are available under titles "Hold You Mommy", and "Mom... and Loving It!"

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    My Best Friend Jesus Preschool-Grade 2
    Cheryl Woolsey makes it easy to bring your preschool children to Jesus every day with 180 short, simple devotionals. These well crafted devotionals build on Jesus' action-based style of teaching and explore Jesus’ life through the book of Matthew....

  • National Park Service Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Website of the National Park Service of America. Access curriculum based field trips to national parks, links to resources related to the parks, maps, passes, conservation information, much more. This is a treasure for American natural studies research.

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    Parent Further Preschool-Grade 12
    A Search Institute resource for parents, offering "positive, strength-based approach to parenting that gives families small, everyday steps to raising successful kids."

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    Play Group Ministry Mommy and Me at PMC 0-2 years-Preschool
    Mommy and Me is a play group ministry that operates at the Pioneer Memorial Seventh-day Adventist Church. This resource gives basic information about how this play group ministry operates. Many churches have moms with young children who could use some extra...

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    Plugged In - Christian Media Reviews Preschool-Lifelong
    Plugged In is a Focus on the Family publication designed to equip parents, youth leaders, ministers and teens with essential tools to understand, navigate and impact the culture in which they live.

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    Precious in His Site & Reaching the Heart of Your Children Grade 11-Lifelong
    In America much time and money is spent training the minds and bodies of children. Yet the heart is most important to God. How can you reach the heart of kids? This 2006 NAD Teachers Convention workshop draws teachers beyond assignments and grades to offer...

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    Promoting Healthful Habits and Food Preferences in Young Children 0-2 years-Kindergarten
    My Little Friends Director Rocio Velzaquez explains techniques that have been successful in helping children and their families develop a taste for vegetarian food and healthful eating in their childcare center at Montemorelos University in Mexico.

  • Raising Good Children Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Thomas Lickona writes about teaching children values, respect, and responsibilty. This celebrated guide and worthwhile book has more than 150,000 copies in print in previous editions.

  • Ranger Rick Jr Preschool-Grade 2
    Magazine for ages 4-7 published by the National Wildlife Federation. There is no outside advertising and the magazine has wonderful pictures, activities, and stories about nature and the natural world. The companion website has activities, games, stories and...

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    Safeliz - Lifestyle Books Grade 9-Lifelong
    A range of books on lifestyle, personal and spiritual development, including titles such as Enjoy It!, Less Stress!, Healthy Foods, Free from Drugs & Additions, Heart to Heart: the Art of Communication, To Adolescents and Parents, For Raising Your Child,...

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    Samuel - God’s Helper 0-2 years-Kindergarten
    "The purpose of this unit is to introduce the young child to Jesus Christ, the Divine Son of our Heavenly Father through the loving and caring relationships formed with parents, primary early childhood professionals and peers." It includes separate...

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    Skills for School Readiness and Life Preschool-Grade 1
    The attitudes and behaviors children most need for school readiness are independence, compassion, trust, creativity, self-control, and perseverance. This article suggests various ways teachers can encourage these traits in children. Reprinted with permission...

  • Squeakers Preschool-Grade 2
    Stephen Cosgrove's charming tale for young children teaches the importance of saying "No!" to situations that make one feel uncomfortable. It highlights the importance of not keeping secrets from parents, models appropriate parental responses, and...

  • Stuart Brown says play is more than fun Preschool-Lifelong
    Brown tells us that play is vital to helping us develop learners strong to think and to act, learners who are masters and not slaves of circumstances, learners who possess breadth of mind, clearness of thought, and the courage of their convictions.

  • The Child in the Family Preschool-Grade 2
    Maria Montessori's The Child In the Family is aimed at teachers and parents alike. Montessori discusses some of her basic principles of education and shows why it is so important for adults to pay close attention to the child's spiritual development....

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    The Importance of Imagination and Play - A Neuro-Cognitive Perspective Preschool-Grade 1
    This article presents the topic of imagination and play from a neuro-cognitive perspective. Encouraging a child's imagination and free play may be essential in proper brain development and meaning construction. However, there is a need for balance, as too...

  • Toddler DVDs No Way to Make an Einstein Preschool-Kindergarten
    This article reports on several studies indicating time spent with parents and playing with other children are far more valuable to early childhood language development than DVDs intended to boost vocabulary.

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    Totally Tots Blog Preschool-Grade 3
    While this blog is named to focus on early childhood education, it includes sections that teachers can use for all elementary classrooms. Sign up for an e-mail notice to get weekly ideas, or check out the “Crafty Corner” or “Simply Made”...

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    Welcome Baby Project Preschool
    The Welcome Baby Project seeks to facilitate gentle interaction between caring church members and parents of a newborn by welcoming the new arrival with a Welcome Baby Greeting Card, and a monthly Welcome Baby Newsletter. The Welcome...

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    When I Became a Mother - An Early Childhood Professionals Paradigm Shift Preschool
    This reflective opinion paper poignantly shares the experiential learning of a professional early childhood educator who becomes a mother. The resultant paradigm shift is insightful to anyone involved in early childhood education.

  • You Can Handle Them All Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The Master Teacher's online resource for managing student behavior - adapted from the bestselling You Can Handle Them All book. It is a discipline model for handling over 100 different misbehaviors at school or home. This site shares a step-by-step...

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    Young Child Ministries Preschool-Kindergarten
    "The mission of Young Child Ministries is to assist families with young children in understanding the Biblical principles of child rearing and child guidance." This site provides resources for developing the whole child with guidance from the Bible,...

  • Zoodles Kindergarten-Grade 6
    Zoodles is a custom browser that guides kids to safe educational activities online. They can play dozens of games that cover topics like math, science, art and more. The browser will block out all other sites.