Elementary school physical education used to be made up of dodge ball and annual fitness tests. At a number of schools today, it's being reinvented.
Knowing what to expect as your child grows can reassure you that your child is on track with his peers or alert you to potential concerns. Below are some milestones to watch for in your six-year-old.
How you can help at home: Shoes designed to move help kids develop coordination, which is crucial to development.
How you can help at home: Make a healthy salad out of plant parts.
In this activity your preschooler makes a collage that expresses different emotions.
A personal timeline shows kids their place in history.
Do-it-yourself magnetic poetry kits make language come alive.
Give your first- or second-grader a beginner's lesson in chemistry with a favorite, frozen childhood treat.
How to help your children stick with it (no matter what).
The right (and wrong) way to cheer on your first- or second-grader.