As the premier child development center in Monroe, we are honored to care for so many great kids at Child’s World Academy. Every day, our children amaze us with what they can do, whether that be sounding out letters and numbers, sharing toys with other kids, or making beautiful works of art. Every day, our daycare teachers work to prepare kids for kindergarten through fun activities and play. In our early childhood education blog, you’ll learn about developmental milestones, such as speech and motor movements, as well as activities to help your child grow. See our posts below, and enroll your child at our daycare center in Monroe!

  1. Preparing Your Toddler For Preschool: Part 2

    Welcome back to our blog series with tips and tricks for how to prepare your child for preschool! If you read part one, you already know how playing school, attending playgroup, and practicing separation can make the transition into preschool easier for your toddler. Of course, there are many other things you can do to get your toddler excited for attending an early childhood education center like…Read More

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    Fostering Resilience in Young Children

    What is resilience and why is it so important to develop this trait as a young child? Resilience is the ability to withstand adversity and find ways to overcome setbacks with a positive attitude. Young children often have trouble with resilience because even small disappointments and troubles can seem overwhelming to a toddler or preschooler. There are ways for young children to learn to handle th…Read More

  3. Preparing Your Toddler For Preschool: Part 1

    Preschool is an exciting milestone in your child’s life, as it is their first real opportunity to learn, play, and grow alongside others their age in a new environment without being supervised by their parents. It is a space for them to develop motor skills, practice cooperation with others, and learn the basics of numbers, letters, shapes, and colors. Preschool is an integral part of a child’…Read More

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    Three Common Preschooler Sleep Issues Plus Tips and Strategies to Help Your Child Get More Rest

    While many parents watch their children emerge from the infancy stage and assume that sleep issues and night wakings are behind them, many sleep issues can resurface during their child's preschool years. If your child is having trouble getting enough sleep or if your daycare provider is reporting that they seem tired during the day, you might need to tackle your child’s sleep concerns so that th…Read More

  5. Benefits of Taking Your Child to Daycare – Part 2

    Welcome back to the Child’s World Academy blog! If you’re just joining us, make sure to head back to part one of this blog series so that you can get a full scope of the benefits that your child will see by attending a daycare. If you’re all caught up, then you know that we will be covering some additional benefits of taking your child to daycare, let’s get started. Advancement For most pa…Read More

  6. Three Ways Your Child Can Begin to Learn Math Skills

    Basic math skills may seem too abstract for toddlers or preschoolers to grasp, but you can actually help your little one to learn quite a bit about numbers, counting, geometry, and basic measurement by bringing these concepts down to earth. Making math accessible can be easy, as we use the simple components of mathematics in our everyday lives. Young children often learn by touching what is near …Read More

  7. Talking to Young Children About Race: How to Get Started

    As you scroll through your Facebook feed, click through the Washington Post, or see passing headlines on CNN, you’re probably noticing that race is a looming topic in our country right now. Your children, as they get older, will become more curious about race and racism, and it’s important to let them know that they can come to you when they need to process their feelings about race. It’s im…Read More

  8. Teaching Young Children About Polite and Respectful Behavior

    You may have noticed that toddlers and preschoolers don’t exactly have polite behavior down pat. Are they cute? Yes. Funny? Of course. Sweet? The sweetest. But kindness, generosity, and respect are qualities which must be taught and modeled at home in order for young children to begin to display them. Pay your children respect. Parents can show respect to their children in ways they often don’…Read More

  9. How to Discipline Your Toddler

    Disciplining toddlers is easier said than done, but our child care professionals in Peekskill are here to help. Toddlers aren't easy to discipline. They are at the age when they push boundaries and test their limits. However, before we get into the gritty details of how to effectively discipline your toddler, it's important to understand what discipline is. Discipline isn't just about punishing yo…Read More

  10. How Young Children Learn to Help

    We want the young children we care for to grow into helpful kids, and kind and generous adults, and we know their parents do, too! As it turns out, helping behaviors can start at a very young age. Your daycare and preschool providers encourage these behaviors on a daily basis, and you can get your kids in the helping spirit at home, too! The journal Science published a study which suggests that …Read More