FACT: Drawing is a great way to learn the look and feel of shapes. When kids draw shapes, they learn that shapes are made of lines and curves. TIP: On a sunny day, invite your child to draw a circle (sun) on a calendar or a piece of scrap paper to show that it’s SUNNY! Say, “Look, the sun’s a circle!” GROWTH: Keep drawing shapes to build math skills! Show

FACT: Learning location words like “above” and “below” helps children talk about where things are and put things away – skills they use every day in school. TIP: Before bed, hide an object like a stuffed animal and see if your child can find it. Give clues with location words like “it’s behind the large lamp.” GROWTH: Keep using position words to prepare 4K! Now let your child lead the

When both parents work full time, finding daycare or childcare can be a challenge. Let’s first define exactly what the difference is between the two. “Day care” is the term many people still use to refer to out-of-home care for children during the day while their parents are at work. The term “child care” is more inclusive. Child care can be provided in a child care center, in a family child care home, or by family, friends,