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How to Choose the Right Preschool

How to Choose the Right Preschool Choosing the right preschool for your child can be difficult, time consuming, and stressful. It is not a decision to be made lightly or half-heartedly. It takes time and research. Here is a guide to help you with that research. The...

Dramatic Play in Early Chilhood Education

Benefits of Dramatic Play Children love to play pretend. Walk into a children playroom or classroom, and you are likely to see children playing as chefs, doctors, or race car drivers. While this type dramatic play is common among children, it can have a purpose...

The Significance of the Whole Child

What is the "Whole Child"? The phrases "Whole Child Education" and "developing the whole child" are used often in the world of education. We use these phrases often at Building Kidz. But exactly is the "whole child"? One of the main catch-phrases for whole child...

The Importance of Routine in ECE

Does Routine in ECE Really Matter? Providing children with a consistent routine gives them more opportunity to be successful. According to zerotothree.org, routines have multiple benefits: routines help children learn self-control, reduce power struggles, provide a...

Keep the Beat in ECE

Why Teach Children to Keep a Beat? There have been multiple studies that show how music benefits children's social, emotional, and intellectual growth. Recent studies, though, have shown that kids gain similar skills by learning to keep a beat. A study found in The...

Nutrition in Eearly Childhood Development

The Importance of Childhood Nutrition We all agree that our children's emotional and intellectual health are crucial to their current and future success. We also agree that the right foods play are large role in their physical health and growth. But how does nutrition...

SEL in Early Childhood Education

Social and Emotional Learning Educating students of all ages in math, science, language, and the arts has long been the main focus of school systems. While these are crucial for students to be successful in their education and careers, it does not prepare them to be...

Literacy and Early Childhood Education

Early Literacy It goes without saying that literacy, the ability to read and right, is crucial to being successful in today's world. People need to be able to communicate effectively to achieve their personal, educational, and vocational goals. Would it not follow,...

Thoughts From an ECE Franchisee

Owning an Early Childhood Education Franchise Last week we talked about why owning a franchise is beneficial, and how it can be easier than starting your own business from scratch. We then talked about owning an Early Childhood Education franchise. Owning an ECE...

The Early Childhood Education Franchise

Why You Should Own a Franchise Many of us dream of owning our own business. Being our own boss. Using your business to benefit your community. Let's be honest, though-starting and running your own business can be extremely stressful and difficult. How do we properly...