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Your Preschooler

Sleepy toddler girl in bed with baby doll

A new research study indicates that toddlers and preschoolers probably don't need naps after age 2.  Turns out, sleep QUALITY may be more important than sleep QUANTITY. Parents...

Malvina Reynolds' classic children's song, Magic Penny, is the perfect song for a Valentine's Day sing-along. Download these printable Magic Penny song lyrics and...

Girl is holding out her hands to share candy

Parents constantly remind their children to say “please”, “thank you” and “I’m sorry”, but how do you truly instill an attitude of gratitude and...

A little turkey humor helps fuel a grateful heart!  Our collection of Thanksgiving Books for preschool age children help instill an attitude of gratitude...while still...

Drawing of boy dressed as turkey

Fingerplays, songs, and preschool Thanksgiving poems for celebrating the holiday with fun and gratitude. The Turkey is a Funny Bird Poem The Turkey is a Funny...

Clay sculpture of an elephant made by a preschooler

Help children establish a healthy, shame-free attitude about their bodies. Start simple by using appropriate names for body parts, rather than approaching the issue...

Jack O lantern in library carved Books

With a pinch of humor and a dash of suspense, this list of not-so-scary Halloween books for preschoolers helps soothe their fears, while still embracing...

5 Jack o Lanterns Sitting on a Fence

Remember the folk poem, the Five Little Pumpkins?  Fall into autumn with these classic poems about pumpkins every preschooler loves to learn! Poems and Fingerplays About Pumpkins Five...

Boy with lipstick kiss

Help your little one learn to say goodbye with the perfect story for soothing separation anxiety. Read The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn and teach your...

Yellow school bus with two worried girls

First day of preschool jitters? Back-to-school blues?  Whether kids are starting preschool, preK, or kindergarten, children (and parents!) often experience anxiety about starting school. Preschoolers have...