Your child will be going to kindergarten soon. It’s a time of excitement, and you may be asking yourself, “Is my child prepared for this change?” Or perhaps, the question is: “Am I prepared for this change?” Have no fear! We have some recommendations for best transitioning yourself—and your child—out of preschool and onto their next academic adventure.
Sometimes it seems like the littlest kids have the biggest emotions. How can we give kids the tools they need to express how they’re feeling, before their emotions take over? Try this technique from Tuesday’s Child staff psychologist, Dr. Genevieve Nehrt.
15% of preschool-aged children struggle with disruptive behavior. While some outgrow it, others benefit from the help of early behavior interventions.
Wearing a mask every day can take getting used to, especially for young children. Using some tools from the Tuesday’s Child framework can help make it easier.
For kids, mindfulness can mean paying full attention to something, or slowing down and taking your time to notice everything. In challenging times, mindfulness is important to ground yourself and have a way to collect yourself.
Sensory activities are activities that incorporate the five senses. They are particularly important for children because sensory stimulation is essential to brain development.
Here at Tuesday’s Child, one of the first things you will learn is how to use praise in order to increase desired behaviors from your child. Based on several research studies, praise has been proven to increase compliance and other positive behaviors both at home and in the classroom.
Changes in schedules can be overwhelming and scary. And children need routines more than most. Tuesday’s Child Graduate Intern, Gabrielle Hillman, is here with some tips.
What to do if your child refuses to greet a family member with hugs or kisses
Occupational Therapy by Yesenia Martinez, Tuesday’s Child Intern. “Occupational Therapy can help people of all ages from newborns to people in their later years.”