June Family Literacy Calendar

Our family literacy calendars are designed to reinforce reading fundamentals and the love of reading. June provides rich opportunities for talking about diversity, inclusion and social justice. Since it’s both Pride Month and Black Lives Matter Month, we wanted...

Building Empathy in Young Children

Empathy, defined as feeling and acting out of compassion for others, is not an inherent human trait, but a skill that built over time. Like any skill, the earlier we learn it, and the more we practice it, the better at it we become. Developmental psychologists believe...

Talking to Children About Violence at the US Capitol

In the wake of the events of January 6th, 2021, many of our educators, families, and children will struggle in the coming weeks. As adults search for the right words to discuss the times in which we are living, we hope these resources will be helpful.  Talking about...