Family Corner

Sleep And My Child
Posted on 01/31/2023
Sleeping child

Most guidelines recommend that children between 3 to 5 years of age should sleep between 10 to 13 hours over a 24 hour period (which may or may not include a nap during the day). 

 Click here to learn more about healthy sleep habits for preschool-aged children.

Managing Separation Anxiety

Here is a quick reference article to help families deal with separation anxiety. Please remember each child is unique and all children approach scenarios in their own way. One child might cry for the first 3 weeks at drop off and another might march in day one with no tears! This is all normal and we have MANY years of experience helping children transition to school.


How to Manage First Day Separation Anxiety






Simple Sensory Bins

Follow this link to learn more about how to create DIY, easy and inexpensive sensory bins!




Occupational Therapy Hacks!

Our district occupational therapists publish a quarterly newsletters follow the link above to hear what they have to share about ways to support your children outside of school!


Shoe Tying...How to!

Here is a brief step-by-step of how to help your child learn to tie laced shoes. This teaches the "bunny ears" method of shoe tying. One important factor is to have different colored laces to help the child visually see the laces as they are manipulating them!


How to Talk about Thanksgiving with Children

There are many traditional elements to our American Thanksgiving that may be more fictional than accurate representation. Here is an article that can help you share some aspects of our holiday and begin important conversations about acceptance and tolerance.