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What Your Child Can Gain From A Play-Based Preschool

As you research preschools to find the one that is most suitable for your child, keep in mind that an important part your decision should be the type of teaching method that is offered. There are different types of programs, but, here at Spanish for fun! Duraleigh, we believe a play-based approach to learning is [...]

2018-02-15T22:39:33+00:00

It’s the Winter Season…Here’s What’s Coming at Sff!

’Tis the season for winter fun and holiday activities! Here’s what we have going on at Sff! in the next few months: January In January, we learned all about transportation! Bicycles, cars, planes, trains, etc… Our little ones learned all about how we get around. February In February, we will be learning all about [...]

2018-02-07T23:33:29+00:00

The Benefits of Early Childhood Education

The moment your child is born, he or she starts learning and developing cognitively, physically, socially, emotionally, and linguistically. As your child grows, their brain acts like a sponge for knowledge -- learning from you and from their environment. While all children will learn and develop quickly during these formative years, there are a lot [...]

2018-02-05T13:39:29+00:00

How Your Child Benefits From Language Skills Development

Preschool education is great for your child as it gives him or her the opportunity to interact with other children and learn how to follow instructions. There are also many other skills that your child can develop from attending preschool, including social and language skills. The following post highlights how your preschool child can benefit [...]

2018-01-11T01:14:14+00:00

What Impact Does Music Have On Your Preschooler’s Development?

Have you thought of using music as a tool to enhance your child’s development? You should, because music has numerous benefits despite the fact that many people only appreciate it as a form of entertainment. It can truly work wonders for a young mind. In this post, we’ll explore the different ways music can enhance [...]

2017-12-14T02:04:15+00:00

Tips For Parenting Highly Intelligent Children

Intelligent children are gifted. They stand out in a group of kids their own age. Because of their increased intellectual capacity, you may sometimes feel like you are talking to another adult -- but the fact is your intelligent child is still a child. One moment you’re having a mature conversation and the next you're [...]

2017-12-01T13:05:07+00:00

Just How Important Is Play For Your Child’s Development?

Most people still think that when children play, they are primarily passing time -- but they're wrong. Children gain a great deal from playing, and there are different ways in which they can enjoy this important activity. Under the proper guidance, play can be structured, deliberate and intentional without cutting out the fun children get [...]

2017-12-01T01:14:00+00:00

The Sff! Family Learns to Unleash Their Power

  Here at Spanish for fun! it’s important to us that we offer our teachers and administrators opportunities to develop their careers. Over the summer we sent a group of Sff! directors to New York for Tony Robbins' outstanding Unleash the Power Within event. Unleash the Power Within is a live 3 ½ day [...]

2017-11-30T23:12:19+00:00

Here’s What Every Parent Should Know About Preschoolers

Parenting a small child comes with lots of joys and plenty of challenges. Your best and worst qualities are often brought to the surface as you undergo experiences that stretch your emotions to what sometimes seems like the breaking point. Because of this, you may occasionally end up feeling like a not-so-good parent, and blame [...]

2017-09-22T10:42:47+00:00

Boredom Can Be A Good Thing For Your Child’s Development

Do you get concerned when you hear your child say “I’m bored!”? Do you immediately shift into high gear looking for activities to keep them occupied? For some parents, the threat of tedium leads to a long list of things for their children to do every minute of the day. We're here to tell you [...]

2017-08-22T01:28:41+00:00