Author: Providence Children's Academy

Teaching Preschool Children About Friendship

Building good friendships is one of the core foundations in the development of essential skills such as social interaction, communication and negotiation. These early relationships later become the foundations of the type of person that the child could become and influence how they interact with the people around them.   The Benefits Of Childhood Friendships The formation […]

What Makes A Good After School Program?

An after-school program is where your child goes outside of the normal school day, these programs incorporate many different areas of focus for your child to aid in their development and growth. While there are many benefits of after school care programs, it is important to make sure that the program right for both you […]

The Importance Of Summer Programs For Kids Development

Every summer, millions of children from all across the United States of America attend summer camps. The first summer camp was held in the 1870s and as years passed its popularity grew until it became, what is considered by many, to be a tradition in our country. Despite this, parents still have questions about when […]

How Summer Camp Keeps Kids Active

Summer camp can offer your child a variety of benefits, such as keeping them active, challenging them mentally and building friendships. It is important to keep these things in mind when deciding what to do with your child over the summer. ​​​​​​Promoting Physically Active A big part of summer camp is physical activity. There are […]

The Importance Of Daycare Center Tours

Finding the right daycare center for your child may seem overwhelming – not only are you worried about them venturing out into new territory, you’re also probably wondering which daycare to send your little one to. Taking a daycare center tour is the best way to help you decide which daycare facility is right for […]

Is My Infant’s Development Progress Normal?

The typical age range for an infant is usually under a year, however it can sometimes be extended to 2 years of age. Depending on what is considered “normal” for your infant may depend on various factors. Factors such as a Low Birth Weight may affect their fine motor skills and their hand eye co-ordination. […]

Child Care Advice – How To Speak To Children

It can be very frustrating when your child is not listening to you when you talk to them. Being in the child care industry, we completely understand. Use these tips to try and get your child to listen when you speak and see how you can influence their interactions and personality. Use Positive Words and […]

Including Art Into the Pre-K Curriculum

There is nothing more boring than sitting in a class where the teacher drones on in a monotonous voice, and all you have on the handout in front of you is black text on a white piece of paper. This is the same for children. They learn much better in an environment that stimulates their […]

The Importance Of Music And Sound In Infant Activities

Babies have the potential to become musical. They like and respond to music, song and sounds. Scientists and research have shown that babies benefit from being in a musical environment. Music affects the physical, emotional and intellectual development and help to strengthen and improve cognition and sensation. At Providence Children’s Academy, we believe that music […]

Preschool Centers vs Online Preschool Programs

It seems almost obvious that more and more services are being offered online. The internet has opened up a digital sphere of virtual offices, relationships, communities and so much more. There are however some services that remain most beneficial in their traditional form, namely preschool. Preschool is a very momentous occasion in your child’s life. […]

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