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Screen time vs. play time

Like adults, youngsters are getting addicted to handheld devices like laptops and cell phones and that can lead to developmental problems, several studies show. Screen time in preschoolers continues to grow, with 63 percent of children in the United States spending over two hours a day on their device, according to a study published in Read More >

Top benefits of creative play for preschoolers

Play offers preschoolers opportunities to be creative and build social skills. Studies have shown that creative play builds stronger minds and bodies. At Kid E Nation, we offer preschoolers many chances to engage in creative play, including role playing, using familiar materials in new or unusual ways and imaginative play. Studies have shown that children Read More >

Study shows benefits of enrolling children in preschool

The benefits of enrolling children in are backed up by a recent extensive study conducted by Duke University and published by the Brookings Institution. While the study focused primarily on state or federally funded pre-kindergarten programs, the benefits of curriculum-based early learning such as that offered at Kid E Nation were also lauded. According to Read More >

Top 5 reasons you should send your child to preschool

Academic experts agree: Preschool is a vital step to make sure your children are ready for prekindergarten and kindergarten. Academic research shows that preschool programs have made a positive impact on early literacy, social emotional learning, and academic success, according to a recent study. Experiences in preschool curriculum like STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Read More >

Preschool prepares children
for pre-kindergarten

Here at Kid E Nation, we stress the importance of preschool to prepare children socially and academically for pre-kindergarten. Through creative and structured play activities, we keep it fun to allow children to develop their social skills and problem-solving, in order to start their education on the right track.

Character Education an Integral Part of Child Development

Kid E Nation Reinforces the Character Training Youngsters Learn at Home Children come into the world already programed to do certain things: crawl, walk, feed themselves and even learn a language or several if they’re exposed to them. But they must be taught other life skills by their parents or caregivers. Among these is character Read More >

Outdoor Activities are a Critical Part of a Healthy Childhood

Kid E Nation Takes Outdoor Play Seriously Think back to your own childhood, and if you’re like most people, many of your most vivid and perhaps fondest memories are of events and interactions that took place outdoors. And it’s easy to understand why a natural setting would make a deeper impression. That’s why it’s so Read More >

Teaching Self Control Goes a Long Way Toward a Successful Future for Your Child

The Best Way to Teach Self Control to Children is to Model It We all want our children to be successful, so we do our best to prepare them to thrive in the world. Chief among the skills anyone must have to succeed is self control because it affects every aspect of life from finance Read More >

Choosing the Right Pre-School For Your Child

Be Sure To Do Your Homework, And Be Prepared to Walk Away We get this question a lot at Kid E Nation: How do you choose the right pre-school for a child? It’s easy to give our best answer based on decades of experience, but, in the end, the decision is for the parents alone Read More >

Children, Like Everyone Else, Communicate Through Behavior

Learn to Read Your Child’s Behavior to Help Them Grow When kids are misbehaving, it’s easy to think that it’s a conscious effort to irritate us, but chances are they’re just trying to tell us something. And maybe they don’t even know what that something is. Consider a 4-year-old girl, who missed her nap and Read More >