Hey! It’s Almost Summer! Go Outside!

Get out of the house and have fun! Today we will bring Science play to the yard: *To be a Scientist, you need science equipment! Grab a pot, plastic bowl, or bucket 60 inch measuring tape, 5 feet of sting or rope, a personal jump rope, or a garden hose Magnifying glass (if you don’t … Read more…

Building Blocks: How Young Children Learn (without stress)

Coming in July 2017 – Free webinar: Make Every Minute Count! Join us and learn to turn any time you have with your child into high quality family learning time with 5 simple steps! Learn  how to use Get Ready 4 Kindergarten’s 5 Building Blocks for Early Learning to: Build vocabulary Use books Play cool … Read more…

Sandy is dandy… at the beach!

Sand is awesome! It fills beaches and deserts, it can be used as a filter, it can fill an hour glass and measure time, and it is great fun to play with in a sand box. And location determines some of its characteristics: a beach in Maine has very rocky sand, a beach in New … Read more…

Summer beach reads AREN’T just for grown-ups!

Special days at the beach are all about the people you share them with in Grandma, Tell Me If You Can written by Melinda Lancaster and illustrated by Michelle Podgorski. In today’s book selection, a young boy shares a special day at the beach with his grandma. He asks tons of questions and she always … Read more…

Beach Days: Making Memories You WANT to Remember!

The Beach is an awesome place to spend a day! You packed the sunscreen, water bottles, sand toys, towels, change of clothes, lunch, snacks, book you WILL NOT GET TO READ, children, and another responsible adult and you are ready to head to the beach for a relaxing day of fun in the sand and … Read more…

A Day at the Beach: Fun or Educational?

Word Wednesday: Build vocabulary AND a sandcastle! Nothing says summer like a day at the beach! Warm sand, cold salt water, buckets and shovels, sandcastles, the smell of sunscreen, the screech of seagulls – magic! So, how do we use this word to build a child’s vocabulary? Here’s 3 quick tips to teach the word … Read more…