There are many ways through which children can learn. Each has its own benefits and can have a positive impact on your child’s growth and learning experience. Life today is becoming more and more dependent on technology, such that if a child was away from gadgets for 24 hours, he could literally feel sick! Yet, [...]
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Last week was “Week of the Young Child,” a special week started by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) to celebrate early learning, young children, their teachers, and families. Sff! wanted to celebrate our children in a different way this year, so we invited Joy the Clown to give our twos, [...]
Last month our teachers and administrators went through a workshop with Enrique Feldman to learn skills and ideas for engaging our students on a deeper level. At Spanish for fun! we are always looking to increase the knowledge and abilities of our highly qualified personnel and this workshop did just that. Enrique is the [...]
We recently received a letter from a Sff! parent that underscores everything we believe about our preschools, our wonderful teachers, our proven instruction method and our loving caregiving principles. As you can imagine, it made us all extremely proud. We couldn't wait to share it with you... Good afternoon, I wanted to take a minute [...]
As you search for the best preschool for your child, you may come across more than one that you feel would work. It can leave you feeling overwhelmed because there’s so much to think through. Plus, all of them will have genuinely good things to offer. (They wouldn't be in consideration otherwise.) This post will [...]
Growing up, you probably had activities with your family that you recognized as traditions, even though you didn’t call them that. They were done without fail, and you probably never questioned why your parents thought they were important. You just did them. Many families do these things, like eat at the table together, take trips [...]
There isn't much to consider when it comes to the type of relationship you have with your child before they reach preschool age. Their speech is limited at this stage, their reasoning is suspect and their life experience is extremely narrow. You are the parent -- the authority figure -- and there's little to discuss [...]
One of the great things about being a parent is the adventure you experience as your child grows. This includes both the "big" stuff and the "not-so-big" stuff that happens as they grow and develop. Part of your job is to find ways to make all these experiences add value to your child’s life. A [...]
At Spanish for fun!, we truly care about each and every one of our employees and want to make sure they are not only successful but happy. That’s why we make it a point to take them on retreats. Our work trips allow the team to bond, re-energize, and spark creativity. A couple of [...]
As you research preschools to find the one that is most suitable for your child, keep in mind that an important part your decision should be the type of teaching method that is offered. There are different types of programs, but, here at Spanish for fun! Duraleigh, we believe a play-based approach to learning [...]