Technology Helps Promote Socialization Skills

One of the most important lessons young children learn in preschool and daycare is how to interact with people outside of their own family. Prior to the time they leave their home to go to school, young children live in an insular environment in which they intact primarily and almost exclusively with people they know […]

Seamless Learning While Staying at Home

Most parents have suddenly found themselves in the unlikely and unexpected position of having to improvise homeschooling for their children. With schools closed and kids and parents alike ordered to stay at home, moms and dads alike have often become the primary educators even though they have no formal training, no experience, and pretty much […]

STEAM Isn’t as Intimidating as It Seems

When visitors learn that The Amazing Explorers Academy utilizes a STEAM-based curriculum in its prekindergarten and daycare programs, the first question they usually ask is, “What is STEAM?” STEAM is an acronym that stands for “Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Mathematics”, which form the core around which all of our early childhood education programs […]

When Will Florida Preschools and Day Care Centers Reopen?

After the Florida Governor Ron DeSantis ordered that the state’s schools be closed on March 13, students and parents alike have been anxiously looking forward to the day kids can return to preschools, daycare centers, and other educational facilities. But unfortunately, they may have to wait at least a little longer. Or possibly until the […]

Keeping Kids Engaged During Social Distancing

As government officials and medical professionals work to get the COVID-19 crisis under control, parents across the country — and even the world — are struggling to deal with the question of what to do with their children who are stuck at home. In Florida and other places, schools are temporarily closed until April 15. […]

Making Plans for After the Crisis

Undoubtedly, the COVID-19 crisis has affected just about everybody, including the youngest children. Most schools are closed. Many parents are working from home or waiting to get called back to work. And the whole world is hoping for authorities to give us the “all clear” so we can resume our normal lives. For kids, this […]

Dealing with Separation Anxiety

Children and their parents alike can sometimes suffer from separation anxiety when it’s time for kids to go to daycare or preschool. Yet every child and parent sooner or later has to begin the next chapter in their lives together. Young children and parents have one of the strongest and unique bonds in human interaction. […]