Summer is a great time to enjoy a good book, and catalogue new experiences through vacationing and travel. Whether you’re able to venture far or stay close to home during these warm-weather months, we offer suggestions that will evoke the romance of travel with your littlest readers—helping you to easily escape into the pages and […]READ MORE
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Summer is often a time of celebration. School is out; children and families are enjoying the outdoors and making summertime memories. Yesterday, we got to celebrate the 4th of July; a special day where red, white, and blue paint the sky and we honor our country, which was built on the principles freedom and diversity. […]READ MORE
The “summer slide”—it sounds like a fun dance you might do at a backyard barbecue, right? Sadly, the term refers to what experts call “summer learning loss,” where children backslide over the long school break in math and reading skills; over time this creates an achievement gap with classmates. We sat down with […]READ MORE
Because our feature story this month highlights ways to prevent the “summer slide”—where children lose some of the previous year’s learning during a prolonged school break—our book recommendations balance a well-earned celebration of the season’s pleasures with some subtle reinforcement of fundamental academic skills. Circle Rolls by Barbara Kanninen, art by Serge Bloch (Phaidon $16.95) […]READ MORE
William “Bill” Sperling is more than Child360’s acting CEO: He’s also a dad! Bill’s children are both in the all-important 0-5 age range, so we were delighted when he agreed to talk to us about Father’s Day, parenting, and how his experiences as both parent and ECE professional impact each other. Please tell us […]READ MORE