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Here’s What Story Time Does For Your Child’s Social And Language Skills

Introducing your child to books at a young age is very important as it will set the stage for him or her to learn about the world around them. They can travel to any part of the world and find themselves in every sort of adventure when they learn to engage with books. Before your little one can read on their own, you should [...]

2018-02-19T00:38:50+00:00 Child Development|

It’s the Winter Season…Here’s What’s Coming at Sff!

’Tis the season for winter fun and holiday activities! Here’s what we have going on at Sff! in the next few months: January In January, we learned all about transportation! Bicycles, cars, planes, trains, etc… Our little ones learned all about how we get around. February In February, we will be learning all about the Earth! This will include a Science Fair where we [...]

2018-02-07T23:34:57+00:00 News & Notes|

The Numerous Benefits of Early Childhood Education

The moment your child is born, he or she starts learning and developing cognitively, physically, socially, emotionally, and linguistically. As your child grows, their brain acts like a sponge for knowledge -- learning from you and from their environment. While all children will learn and develop quickly during these formative years, there are a lot of benefits to attending a preschool that specializes in early [...]

2018-02-05T13:40:18+00:00 Child Development|

Why Playtime Is Great For Your Child’s Development

Most children enjoy play more than any other activity. Among numerous benefits, it gives your child the opportunity to interact with others, explore their environment, problem solve, and it's a powerful mood elevator. Play also enhances a child’s imagination as he or she acts out different roles and scenarios. In today's electronics driven world, it’s become increasingly normal to find children playing indoors. However, it’s [...]

2018-01-15T12:12:00+00:00 Child Development|

Here’s Why You Should Prioritize Play For Your Preschooler

Children perceive the world differently and in a most amazing way. For instance, you probably consider play a simple recreational activity for fun. For your child, however, play is critical because it's the key to learning. Through experiential play children discover, understand, conquer or learn to adapt to the challenges of daily living. The results are significant, continuous gains in your child's cognitive, social and [...]

2017-12-22T20:36:46+00:00 Child Development|

What Do You Know About Your Preschooler’s Friendships?

Humans are social creatures by nature. We crave interaction and connection with others before we even have the ability to vocalize the desire. A crucial life objective is acquiring the social skills needed to establish and maintain healthy interpersonal relationships. As a parent, you play a key role in shaping how your preschooler will learn to interact with others. It's important that you prepare yourself [...]

2017-12-05T14:05:45+00:00 Parenting Tips|

How Long Is Your Preschooler’s Attention Span?

As a parent, there are many discoveries you will make as your child grows. No two children develop in exactly the same way so it will be a unique journey -- but don't worry, there are still some common issues that all parents face. One thing you will have to deal with is the attention span of your child. This post will help by answering [...]

2017-12-01T14:10:57+00:00 Child Development|

The Sff! Family Learns to Unleash Their Power

  Here at Spanish for fun! it’s important to us that we offer our teachers and administrators opportunities to develop their careers. Over the summer we sent a group of Sff! directors to New York for Tony Robbins' outstanding Unleash the Power Within event. Unleash the Power Within is a live 3 ½ day seminar led by Tony Robbins himself that is designed [...]

2017-11-30T22:52:22+00:00 Staff Development|

How To Care For Your Child’s Psychological Well-Being

As a parent, there is so much to think about when it comes to your children’s welfare. Before they start school, you are largely preoccupied with their diet and health. Just making sure they are healthy and strong is a full-time preoccupation. When they start preschool, the game changes. This transition introduces your child to a whole new environment. This is why it also becomes [...]

2017-10-10T22:58:57+00:00 Parenting Tips|

How Important Are Routines In Child Development?

As a parent, you desire the best life for your little one. New parents are always willing to find out what they should do and what they should avoid. It is important to get this knowledge and then apply it to your own situation so that it works well for you and your child. An important fact to understand about children is their need for [...]

2017-09-18T13:30:37+00:00 Child Development|