1. How Children Learn Through Play

    We talk a lot on this blog about the different ways children learn when they are first beginning their education. In fact, we have given a lot of advice concerning the very best ways to teach your child depending on their age and their interests. However, one of the topics we have not covered much is how children learn through play. Sure you can teach your little one a lot through reading to them …Read More

  2. 5 Things You Should Know About Readying Your Child For Kindergarten

    When you child is ready to enter kindergarten, it is likely a very unnerving time of your life. After all, you are used to having your little one at home and it’s hard to admit that they are growing up so rapidly. This may make it tempting to not send them to kindergarten when it seems like the right time. Plenty of parents hold their child back a year due to lack of readiness, right? While this…Read More

  3. What Are The 7 Domains Of Early Childhood Development?

    The last three to four years, it’s just been you and your child. You have done all you can to ensure that you have raised a kind, compassionate, curious and respectful kid. However, soon your kiddo will be heading to preschool, which means you won’t be able to observe him/her throughout the day to ensure they are still becoming who you want them to be. When your child is enrolled at First Clas…Read More

  4. Afterschool Care Can Increase Overall Learning

    For decades and more, parents have been trying to figure out the very best ways they can help their children to be the best and the brightest where their education is concerned. This is also why there have been so many studies conducted on this matter. Even researchers and scientists are beyond interested in what it takes for a child to rise above the average level of intelligence. The results of …Read More

  5. 10 Ways To Enhance Your Child’s Cognitive Development

    At First Class Child Development, we place a hefty emphasis on promoting cognitive development in every child who is enrolled in any of our classrooms. If you are not familiar with what cognitive development is, it is simply the way a child learns and acquires knowledge while interacting with their environment. As children age, they begin to gain different cognitive skills. However, participating …Read More

  6. First Class Child Development Can Help Develop A Growth Mindset In Your Child

    Being a good parent takes almost of your time and energy. After all, there are so many things you have to do to ensure that your kid is not only healthy but happy. Additionally, you want to make sure that your kid feels as though they are able to increase their knowledge and capabilities throughout life while also implementing the drive to do so. Do you think that this is something you have hardwi…Read More

  7. How A Quality Day Care Can Benefit Your Child

    As much as you and every other parent on the planet would probably like to, you simply cannot stay at home with your child all day long. We know, it’s heartbreaking. However, once you are ready to get back to work it’s inevitable that you must find a childcare provider that you feel comfortable leaving your kid with. This is a very difficult choice for a large number of parents. Plain and simp…Read More

  8. Here’s How You Know When Your Child Is Ready For Kindergarten

    These days, there is a lot of pressure on parents when it comes to choosing the right time for their child to start kindergarten. This can be chalked up to the number of parents who are “redshirting” - the practice of purposefully holding back their child in order to help them to better succeed in their future schooling. This choice is leading to many parents wondering when they really should …Read More

  9. Differences in Childcare Facilities & Home Day Care

    If you are unable to stay with your child throughout the day and are thinking of trying to find a good child care facility for them to attend, first off, let us just say “it’s okay.” We know the guilt that many parents experience when they have to leave their child in the care of someone else and it is completely normal. However, with that in mind, you need to make sure that you are comforta…Read More

  10. Does Talking To Your Baby Make An Impact?

    As an early childhood development center, First Class knows a lot about how to begin giving your child the learning skills he/she will need in the future. While you may think that your child doesn’t truly start developing actual learning skills until preschool begins, you would be mistaken. In fact, it is thought that a child begins building their learning skills before they are even born. This …Read More