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Sff! Staff Benefits from Training Workshop with Noted Education Leader

Last month our teachers and administrators went through a workshop with Enrique Feldman to learn skills and ideas for engaging our students on a deeper level. At Spanish for fun! we are always looking to increase the knowledge and abilities of our highly qualified personnel and this workshop did just that. Enrique is the Founder and Director of Education for Global Learning Foundation (GLF), [...]

2018-04-19T01:36:51+00:00 Staff Development|

Parent or Friend — What’s The Best Way For You To Relate To Your Child?

There isn't much to consider when it comes to the type of relationship you have with your child before they reach preschool age. Their speech is limited at this stage, their reasoning is suspect and their life experience is extremely narrow. You are the parent -- the authority figure -- and there's little to discuss about it. As the days go by, however, children [...]

2018-03-23T01:14:21+00:00 Parenting Tips|

Spoiling Our Team with a Trip to Asheville

At Spanish for fun!, we truly care about each and every one of our employees and want to make sure they are not only successful but happy. That’s why we make it a point to take them on retreats. Our work trips allow the team to bond, re-energize, and spark creativity. A couple of months ago, we took our admin-directors to Asheville to do just [...]

2018-02-22T00:46:31+00:00 Staff Development|

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|