Early Development

Get all the early development information you need for toddlers and preschoolers. I’m sharing all the stages of growth and development for your littles learners. Get the scoop on developmental milestones for toddlers and preschoolers.

Language Development: Activities and Milestones for Ages 1-4

Overview: Language development involves speech, writing, and reading. Here’s everything you need to know about your child’s language development. When I was going to college for my degree in Early Childhood Education, I remember that every lesson we planned had to be focused on the learning domains. We had to make sure that our individual […]

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An Overview of the Early Childhood Learning Domains

Overview: When planning activities, we need to focus on developing the whole child. That’s where the learning domains of early childhood come into play. Being an early childhood teacher, I was taught to plan activities that developed the whole child. Daily activities should strengthen each learning domain. That doesn’t mean one single activity should meet […]

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How to Incorporate Process Art at Home

Overview: Life doesn’t get much better than process art. Seeing your child engaged in an art project that is all their own is magical. Here’s how you can introduce process art into your home. Artistic learning grows from children doing things: not just imitating but actually creating, whether it be drawing, painting, or sculpting on […]

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How to Take Advantage of Teachable Moments

Sicily is very hard headed and will deliberately do something I ask her not to with a smile on her face. There are moments during the day where I just want to scream, kick, and yell. I have to stop myself and ask if that will be effective. Will my tantrum be a good example? […]

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The Importance of Sensory Play

Overview: If you ask me, sensory play is one of the most important skills we need to expose our toddlers too at an early age and here’s why. Welcome to the Learning Through Play Series where we are exploring everything you need to know about play. Be sure to check out the other posts in […]

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