Helpful Topics

We use this area of our website to share articles that may help you in dealing with some common challenges faced by parents of Preschool or Pre-K children. If you would like an article for a specific topic, please contact us with your suggestion. Something you have concerns about may be helpful to other parents as well.

 

Summer Birthday: Pre-K or Kindergarten?

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When your child turns five in May-September, do you keep him or her in another year of Pre-K or do you move your child along to kindergarten? We weigh in with some observations and questions to consider.

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Essential Self-Help Skills for Success

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These self-help skills not only help in the classroom, but they give your child greater independence and build their confidence.

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What is the Difference Between Preschool and Pre-K Class?

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This article will help you understand the primary differences between Preschool and Pre-K classes at the St. Pius X Children’s Center.

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Improving Cooperation with Your Preschooler

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If you’re having difficulty getting your three-, four- or five-year-old to listen and cooperate, try some time-tested approaches from our Preschool and Pre-K experience.

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Playing is Learning

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Play is how young children learn. It seems at times that play is undervalued and trivialized, when in fact play is a very necessary component of child development. This article helps you understand what play teaches.

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Separation Anxiety

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With over 100 years of combined experience across our faculty, we have compiled the following tips to help you succeed as a parent when your child faces separation anxiety.

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