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Raleigh, NC

Parenting Resources

Parenting Resources

As a parent, you are the first and most important teacher in your child’s life. We want to partner with you in the Early Education of your child in order to give him or her the most positive start to their journey of learning.This page offers you opportunities to become more involved in our preschool family and in your child’s education.

Talking to Children About Tragedies (from the American Academy of Pediatrics)

Explaining the News to Our Kids (from Common Sense Media)

Helping Kids Cope with Frightening News (from The Child Mind Institute)

Talking to Children About Violence (from the National Association of School Psychologists)

The website for children’s programming aired by the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) in the United States.

National Geographic Kids
Child-focused resources about animals, science, history, people and places from around the world from The National Geographic Society.

Colorations educational craft ideas
This is a website we maintain with hundreds of educational and grade appropriate craft ideas that you can do at home.

Steve Spangler Science experiments you can do at home
This is a site established by science guy Steve Spangler, who’s been on ‘The Ellen Show’ over 20 times, with close to 400 science experiments you can do at home.

Really Good Stuff student activity printables
There are about 40 free printable student activities on this page from K-6 company Really Good Stuff, which you can do at home, especially if you have limited resources