How to Encourage Independence in Preschoolers

  • May 6, 2019 /

As the parent of a preschooler, you may be wondering how to find the right balance between helping your preschooler and allowing them to learn how to be independent. As daycare providers in Long Island,

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Five Mistakes Parents of Preschoolers Make

  • April 25, 2019 /

We know a thing or two about the way preschoolers work, which is why we’re proud to partner with you on your journey as we offer daycare for children in Long Island. Read on below to find out the five

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Should My Child Attend Preschool?

  • March 30, 2019 /

We know you want the best for your child. As they continue to grow, your mind is constantly thinking of the next thing for them. What will challenge them? What will help them become better people? What

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HighScope Curriculum: Choosing the best for your child

  • March 15, 2019 /

At HabiTots, your child’s development is our priority. We know that you care about their education and well-being, which is why we’ve carefully chosen a curriculum that we feel confident about. Our

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The Case for More Playtime in School

  • November 10, 2016 /

Over the past couple of decades, trends show a decline in playtime among schools, making more room for tests and test prep.  In response to schools cutting back on playtime, often forcing students to

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Teaching Our Children: Encouragement vs Praise

  • November 10, 2016 /

Is it better to teach children perfection or progress and improvement? Is a right or wrong outcome more important to a child than a meaningful experience? Do good or bad decisions outweigh the decision-making

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The Great Debate: Academic vs Play Based Learning

  • November 9, 2016 /

Twenty years ago, schoolchildren spent their days building with blocks and creating imaginary worlds with crayons. Down the road, scholars embraced a simple idea: that starting sooner meant learning more.

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Choosing the Right Child Care Program

  • November 8, 2016 /

Choosing the right child care program is overwhelming. There are so many questions to ask and issues to address — most parents don’t know where to begin. Rest assured. We narrowed all the important

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