Child’s World Academy has the best preschool program in Monroe, with a staff of amazing preschool teachers that genuinely care about each and every one of our kids. Our preschool and pre-k curriculum includes lots of fun preschool learning activities that teach kids how to sound out letters, recognize numbers, identify shapes and colors, and above all else, get along with others and form healthy friendships. In our preschool blog, you’ll find information about preparing your child for kindergarten, as well as ways to help them learn and develop their skills at home. Read our blog posts below, and contact us today to schedule a tour of our preschool in Monroe!

  1. Your First Preschool Drop-Off: What to Expect

    If you have a little one that is about to head to preschool, you are likely experiencing a whirlwind of emotions: a little bit of excitement at the idea of some more time to yourself, a little bit of pride that your kiddo is about to start school, a little bit of fear recognizing that they’ll be without you for hours at a time, as well as a handful of other emotions. In the case that this is 100…Read More

  2. 5 Preschool Learning Activities For After-School Down Time

    If you’re a parent of a toddler, you’re probably all-too familiar with that energy crash that often follows when you pick your child up from their preschool or daycare center. Sometimes, it looks like a nap or a tantrum, and other times, it’s characterized by stir-crazy, rambunctious play that seems to have come out of nowhere. It’s natural to feel hopeless when this happens, which is why …Read More

  3. How to Build Home-to-School Connections

    An important part of helping your child feel more comfortable in school is building a solid home-to-school connection. Your child’s daycare provider or preschool teacher is likely working hard on building that connection by sending you information and updates, as well as talking with you about any issues that may be cropping up at school, but parents can take a proactive approach as well. Here a…Read More

  4. Five New School Year Resolutions for Your Young Child

    When you have a young child, a new year often means a new school year, and it doesn't ring in with champagne. It’s generally ushered in after saying goodbye to summer camp and thinking about settling into a new routine with an emphasis on learning and development. This school year, make a few resolutions with your child in order to get off to a great start. Find a new interest. Kids have ways of…Read More

  5. These Fall Craft Activities Will Bring the Colors of the Season Into Your Home!

    Autumn is the most beautiful season in our region, and with it comes a great deal of inspiration. Whether your kids love painting, pasting, or playing assistant to you in arts and craft activities, they’ll enjoy seeing fall’s gorgeous colors displayed at home! This craft will let the autumn light in, while showcasing the beautiful colors and shapes of the season. It’s a bit of a challenge fo…Read More

  6. Tips to Make the Transition to Kindergarten Easier Part 2

    Making the transition to kindergarten can be difficult for kids and parents alike, but luckily, there are certain things that you can do to make the process a lot easier. In our last blog, our day care center in Fairfield went over a few tips for transitioning to kindergarten. Keep reading to learn more tips from our child care experts: #4. Take a tour. When your child is familiar with their new s…Read More

  7. Tips to Make the Transition to Kindergarten Easier

    Summer is here, but it will be gone before you know it, and if your child is going to start kindergarten in this coming school year, it is the perfect time to start preparing them for the transition. Going from preschool to kindergarten isn't always easy, and not just for kids, it can be hard on parents too! Luckily, our day care center in Cortlandt Manor is here to help! The following is a list f…Read More

  8. Sibling Rivalry: Five Tips for Easing the Tension

    Sure, once in awhile you might catch your children in a bonding moment so sweet that it renders you speechless. Your eldest shows her younger brother how to ride a bike steadily, without training wheels. Your three kids cuddle up on the couch, watching a movie and sharing a snack. But for every picture perfect moment, there's another moment when your kids are squabbling over a beloved toy, or vyin…Read More

  9. Tips for Making Math Fun

    Math is one of those things that we all love to complain about, but we all have to learn. Math doesn't have to a drag! In our last blog, our day care center in Fairfield went over a few ways to help you make math fun for your child. To recap, we talked about learning math through games, activity books and even math apps on your tablet! Our child care professionals have come up with a few more tips…Read More

  10. How to Get Your Kids Excited About Math!

    Math is one of those things that most kids (and adults for that matter) groan about, but having a good understanding of math will benefit your child in so many ways! Because math isn't exactly a thrill ride, it can make it difficult to motivate your kids to learn it. Child's World Academy is a different kind of day care center in Cortlandt Manor. We don't just watch your kids and send them on thei…Read More