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Mixing Colors

In this activity your child mixes the primary colors to make secondary colors.

Autumn Leaf Walk

How you can help at home: In this fun and educational activity your preschooler explores leaves she has collected outside.

Letter Collage

How you can help at home: In this activity your child explores letter sounds by making a collage.

Developing Reading Skills in Young Children

Dr. Reid Lyon discusses how children develop reading skills and what parents can do to help.

Developmental milestones: Ages 3 through 5

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 during the preschool years.

"The Little Girl Who Had No Name"

The third-place winner of the GreatSchools Bedtime Story Contest follows the adventures of a nameless yet brave girl.

Make Your Own Wrapping Paper

How you can help at home: Try printmaking to make your own wrapping paper!

Partnering with your tyke's teacher

How (and why) you should play a key role in your child's school success.

Shape Walk

How you can help at home: In this activity you and your child look for shapes outside.

The write stuff

Personalized fairy tales offer a sure-fire trip to happily ever after.

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