1. What to Expect From Our Preschool Child Development Program

    When it comes to a good preschool education, look no further than First Class Child Development to provide your kids with all of the tools they need to succeed. Open for children ages 3-5, our program is specifically designed to keep your kids learning all throughout the day in the way that makes the most sense for kids this age. After all, your children are turning into their own little people wi…Read More

  2. The Not-So-Terrible Twos – Reasons this Age is Great – Pt. 2

    In our last post, we started to discuss the many benefits that come along with having a two-year-old in your home. Sure, we touched a bit on ‘the terrible twos’ and how many parents can find themselves frustrated at the drastic change that occurs in their child between infanthood and becoming a toddler, but we don’t think it’s all bad. We covered the willingness two-year-olds have to love …Read More

  3. The Not-So-Terrible Twos – Reasons this Age is Great – Pt. 1

    Whether you are a new parent or you have had children before, you have likely been part of plenty of conversations with other parents that revolve around the dread of what is known as ‘the terrible twos’. This period can be quite the shock to moms and dads alike as their cuddling and smiling infant quickly turns into a tantrum-throwing toddler. While this may be the part of this stage of devel…Read More

  4. The Keys to Teaching Your Baby Language

    The Keys to Teaching Your Baby Language

    Infancy is an amazing and incredibly fun time to be a parent. However, that doesn’t prevent it from being overwhelming as well. There are so many things you are reading, listening to and being told that makes you think that you may not be doing everything you need to to be the best parent possible. Don’t worry, every new mom and dad feel this way when they first welcome a new member to their f…Read More

  5. Your Questions Answered About Parenting Styles

    Your Questions Answered About Parenting Styles

    Since we work with children every single day at First Class Child Development Center, we get a lot of questions from parents about parenting in general. As educators and child care providers, we may not always know the answer to these types of questions, but we always want to make sure we are being a helpful resource for the children we teach, as well as their parents. With this in mind, we have d…Read More

  6. How Can Block Play Improve Your Preschoolers Early Math Skills

    How Can Block Play Improve Your Preschoolers Early Math Skills?

    Blocks are one of the first toys that children begin to play with as they age.  Whether they are simply using them to learn the colors of each or stacking them to make miniature towers, children as young as six months love playing with blocks. An added bonus is that new studies are showing that playing with blocks during preschool years can lead to your child being higher achieving in math as far…Read More

  7. Cultivating Your Child’s Natural Curiosity

    Cultivating Your Child’s Natural Curiosity When They Aren’t At School

    As a parent, it’s likely that you have become very familiar with the endless string of questioning that comes from children as soon as they are able to put sentences together. While it can be quite annoying from time to time, this endless stream of questions is an expression of innate curiosity and wonder about the world that they are so new to. Plain and simple, children are curious at their ve…Read More

  8. Prevent Your Child From Getting Sick this Flu Season

    Flu season has already taken the country by storm and it is very worrisome for parents everywhere, to say the least. While we know it is your goal to keep your child healthy all year long, this time of year tends to be particularly threatening. With that being said, if there are ways to protect your child from this awful illness, you’d want to know what they are. Below you can discover how to st…Read More

  9. Milestones of Language Development In Young Children

    When your little one begins to speak, it’s an incredibly exciting time for both you and your child. On the other hand, many parents, especially first-time parents, begin to become curious about whether or not their child is reaching the right developmental milestones of speech at the right time. The truth is, every single child is a bit different and develops at their own pace, in their own way.…Read More

  10. Simple Tips to Help Your Child Do Better in School

    Now that your child has been in school for a few months, you likely have a good idea as to whether or not your child is doing well. Many children have issues that span across several subjects when they first begin going to school because they simply are not used to the structure and more in the classroom. If you notice that this is the case for your child, know that there is a way for you to help.…Read More