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My preschooler's behavior and skills have regressed

My 4-year-old son has always been very advanced for his age. Recently I placed him in preschool, and he seems to be regressing. He does not want to follow instructions, and says very negative and aggressive things. His writing skills have not improved. If...

Our 5 favorite preschool writing worksheets

Help your preschooler build important early writing skills with these fun worksheets.

Our 5 favorite preschool reading worksheets

Give your li'l pre-reader's skills a boost with these letter and word activities.

Talking to your preschooler: The top-three mistakes parents make

Avoid these conversational pitfalls to improve communication with your child.

What worked: Creative learning tips for preschool through first grade

GreatSchools parents share their stories about the unique, sometimes unexpected ways they boost their children's learning.

10 good reasons your child should attend preschool

"But my child is so small!" Yes, they're still wee tykes, but a high-quality preschool is designed to set up young scholars up for future academic, emotional, and social success.

How Can I Help My Preschooler Be More Social?

My 3.5-year-old daughter is talkative, energetic, imaginative and inquisitive at home. However, when she is at preschool, a neighbor's house, a dance class, etc., she is quiet and withdrawn. She prefers to sit and watch or withdraws completely from other people. What can I...

How Can I Help My Preschooler Be More Attentive?

My 4-year-old daughter recently started preschool. This is her first time in school. Her teacher says she has problems listening and following directions. I don't notice these behaviors at home. How can I help her be more attentive in school?

My Preschooler Won't Speak to Her Teacher

My preschooler is very chatty at home. She retells stories but won't respond to her teacher at school. What can I do to help her?

My Preschooler Can't Control His Anger

My 5-year-old has impulse issues. He gets mad and lashes out then feels bad and true remorse after it is all said and done. I have talked to him and told him to try counting before making choices and he has not been able...