Good programs in preschool should be individualized so that each child’s experiences match his or her developmental abilities. Developmentally appropriate programs emphasize the following:
1. Active exploration of the environment.
2. Self-directed, hands-on learning activities.
3. A balance […]
Preschoolers who can solve their own problems feel confident and enjoy learning. They are willing to make mistakes and learn from them. You can help by:
Pointing out that it takes time to learn something new. […]
“Play is the highest expression of human development in childhood, for it alone is the free expression of what is in a child’s soul.” Friedrich Froebel
Over 175 years ago, Froebel asserted that children learn best […]