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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.

"The Middle of Nowhere"

The grand-prize winner of the GreatSchools Bedtime Story Contest is both quirky and quaint.

Parent tales: First signs of a reading disorder

GreatSchools members share stories about the first signs and symptoms of their children's reading issues.

Pen Pal Projects Mix Learning and Fun For Kids with Special Needs

Kids of all ages and abilities can enjoy corresponding with a pen pal. Find out how to get started.

Name Puzzle

How you can help at home: Have your child make a personalized puzzle to help her spell her name.

Learning to Share

Try these simple strategies to help your preschooler give and take cheerfully.

A smooth start

When your child starts preschool, she may experience separation anxiety and regressive behavior. Child psychiatrist Joshua Sparrow explains what you can expect.

The Right Shoes to Get Your Child Moving

How you can help at home: Shoes designed to move help kids develop coordination, which is crucial to development.

Living Things and Nonliving Objects

How you can help at home: Have your child find living things and nonliving objects.