childcare development

3 Reasons Summer is the Best Time to Enroll Kids in Daycare

If you’re considering putting your child in daycare, you may be wondering when is the best time to enroll. While Penguin Crossing Academy takes children as young as six weeks, most pediatricians consider six months to be the youngest beneficial age to enroll an infant in daycare.  Parents of early preschool children (around the age […]

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What Is the Best Age to Send a Child to Daycare?

Whether you’re a parent or pediatrician, there are many opinions on what age is best for a child to begin attending daycare. Some believe the earlier, the better, so there’s less separation anxiety. Others believe that sending the child to daycare when he is older allows for proper parental bonding. There are a dozen other

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Why Children Need Math Skills Before Reading Skills

Most parents know that reading to their children will benefit their future academics. However, new research indicates that math skills are more important than reading in predicting future academic success. In fact, experts are now advising that early math skills should take priority in early childhood classrooms over reading. Here is what the research studies

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How Science Benefits Young Children

Children are born ready to understand the world around them. As they grow, they become more and more capable of pushing and pulling objects, rolling and bouncing balls, and asking questions.  While children can learn many scientific concepts on their own (like gravity and buoyancy), adults can aid in satisfying and growing their curiosity. Further,

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