Articles for Parents

TYC articles on preschool education:  

http://www.naeyc.org/tyc/backpack

Responding to Your Child’s Bite

http://csefel.vanderbilt.edu/documents/biting-parenting_tool.pdf

Safer in 7: Tips to make your family even safer in 7 easy steps:

http://www.safekidsday.com/safer-in-7/

Burn Prevention Network  “Safety From Scalds”:

http://www.burnprevention.org/sites/www.burnprevention.org/files/documents/March%202013.pdf

Why Fairy Tales Matter:

http://www.education.com/magazine/article/Why_Love_Fairy_Tales/

Healthy Spring Tips and Activities for Kids:

http://pediatrics.about.com/cs/spring/a/spring_health.htm

Keystone STARS:

We are an early learning center that participates in the Keystone STARS program. Please read the attached article to learn more about what to look for in childcare, as well as learn more about what it means for us to be a Keystone STARS facility!

www.pakeys.org/docs/A%20Parents%20Guide.pdf

10 Reasons Why You Should Read to Your Kids:

Developing a love of learning starts at home with you!  Cuddling up and reading a book helps your child learn and grow in so many ways!

http://www.earlymoments.com/Promoting-Literacy-and-a-Love-of-Reading/Why-Reading-to-Children-is-Important/

4 Car Seat Guidelines You Didn’t Know:

An alarming number of parents don’t follow car seat guidelines.  Here’s what you should know:

http://www.scholastic.com/resources/article/4-car-seat-guidelines-you-didnt-know/

Apps That Foster Creativity:

These interactive resources foster creativity, thinking skills, and applied knowledge.

http://www.scholastic.com/resources/article/apps-that-foster-creativity-ages-5-to-6

Junk Food Affects Children’s Learning:

With our busy lives, we tend to search for convenience and price over healthy choices, but is that really what’s best?

http://www.netmums.com/family-food/healthy-eating/junk-food-affects-children-s-learning