2015-2016 Registration

January 8th, 2015|All, Child Development|

Tours Begin on January 20th New families are asked to schedule a tour by calling Mrs. Landrieu in the Preschool Office at 908-725-2326. Tours are offered on most days at 9:30am and [...]

Growing A Self

November 28th, 2014|All, Child Development|

I have a great story for you, from my friend Bonnie. A young child in her family has been learning toilet control. She wanted to wear her big girl panties for a [...]

Screen Time

November 21st, 2014|All, Child Development|

By Jennifer Landrieu, Director We limit how much technology our kids use at home. - Steve Jobs, Apple Founder, 2010 How much time do your children spend on screens each day? Screens [...]

Many Ways to Parent

August 22nd, 2014|All, Child Development|

From Grandma Says Blog... Back in the 60’s, a psychologist named Diana Baumrind published her research on the effects of various parenting styles on children’s behavior, and many other researchers have studied [...]

Playdough

August 8th, 2014|All, Child Development, Children's Play, Preschool Education|

By Jennifer Landrieu, Director Do you want to strengthen your child’s fine motor skills? One of the best and easiest ways to strengthen the small muscles in their hands is to let [...]

Sensory Table

August 1st, 2014|All, Child Development, In Our Classrooms, Preschool Education|

By Jennifer Landrieu, Director SCOOP MEASURE POUR SIFT The children play cooperatively or independently at the tables using cracked corn or water. Sieves, scoops, cups, bowls, shovels, and other toys made the [...]

Block Center

July 18th, 2014|All, Child Development, In Our Classrooms, Preschool Education|

By Jennifer Landrieu Develop hand/eye coordination. Develop a sense of balance. Develop math concepts – number, size, shape, space, and weight. Learn to share an area with others.Work cooperatively with others. Use [...]

Music Class

May 16th, 2014|All, Child Development, In Our Classrooms, Preschool Education|

By Jennifer Landrieu, Director Bells - Shaker Eggs - Rhythm Sticks - Drums - Piano - Maracas MUSIC! Mrs. Orlando welcomes our students with the “Hello Song” before beginning her music lessons [...]

What’s the Difference?

April 18th, 2014|All, Child Development|

"Bribe, bribe, bribe," a mother moaned to me. "That's my entire parenting philosophy in one word. It's the only way I can get my kids to do what I want. 'If you'll [...]

It is Okay to Play with Our Food!

February 21st, 2014|All, Cooking, Health, In Our Classrooms|

Healthy Chefs offered in the Winter Enrichment session to all ages! Children slice, dice, spread, and measure the food ingredients they need to make their healthy snacks with Mrs. Gaboda and Mrs. [...]

You Don’t Say!

December 20th, 2013|All, Child Development|

Actually, you do say, and explain, and answer, and tell, and talk, talk, talk with your children. As we discussed last time, much of your message is conveyed through non-verbal means, which [...]

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