The New Three R’s of Early Childhood Education

There’s an old joke that early education teaches children about the three R’s: Reading, Writing, and ‘Rithmatic. It’s funny because only one of those words actually begins with the letter “R”. But all jokes aside, today’s children face different challenges than existed when that old joke was first told. In an increasingly technological world and […]

5 Ways Your 4-Year-Old Can Benefit from Pre-School

The state of Florida offers free pre-school education to every 4-year-old. Unlike elementary school, enrolling your young child in pre-school isn’t mandatory. But it does offer some enormous advantages your child can benefit from throughout their education, their career, and in their personal life. Here are five great reasons to take advantage of Florida’s innovative, […]

How to Apply for Florida’s Free Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten Program

Florida is one of the few states in the US offering all of its 4-year-old children free access to free pre-kindergarten education. The state’s Voluntary Free PreKindergarten program provides emergent literacy skills — including letter and sound recognition — that can help a child be successful throughout his or her education as well as into […]

STEAM Learning Boosts Creative Thinking Skills

It’s never too early to introduce children to creative ways of thinking. The first few years of life is when children’s brains begin forming learning habits and thought patterns they will carry with them throughout their lives. So the earlier they can be introduced to concepts such as scientific method, art appreciation, and mathematics, the […]

3 Ways to Help Your Child Develop Language Skills

Conversations between children and their teachers and other adults during pre-school and kindergarten are fundamental to their grasp of language. Vocabulary, grammar, and even subtleties of meaning that are learned during these interactions can be carried through during their entire lives. At birth, humans have the physical capacity to make 40 different sounds. As the […]

STEAM Curriculum Prepares Children for the Future

We are living in an increasingly complex world. So the earlier children can be introduced to concepts such as science, technology, engineering, the arts, and mathematics, the more prepared they will be to succeed in the future. The STEAM curriculum offered by Amazing Explorers Academy may sound intimidating to the parents of a pre-schooler. But […]

Building A Loving Relationship With Your Children

A loving relationship with you is the most important part of your child’s environment. Tuning in and responding to your child with warmth and gentleness lays the foundations for your child’s development and helps to shape the adult your child will become. Why loving, nurturing relationships are important Children’s relationships shape the way they see […]

Your Kindergarten Readiness Checklist

A Quick Peek at What Your Little Learner Needs to Know Your child is ready to be a kindergartener soon! But amidst all the excitement, as a parent, you’re probably wondering: What should your child know by kindergarten? What skills will he or she be expected to have? These questions can be stressful, but the […]