Author: EFCuser

Bernie Busch, EFC Edina/W 70th Street Bernie Busch joined Especially for Children 26 years ago and currently teaches preschool at EFC’s Edina/W 70th location. We are so appreciative of his dedication to the field of early childhood education and his positive attitude. Read more about Bernie...

Kathy Brotten, EFC Circle Pines Kathy started her career at EFC in 1980 at the Brooklyn Park center. She met her husband Dean in 1983 at a softball game. They married shortly afterwards. Dean retired a few years ago and they enjoy as much time as...

The real focus in the preschool years should be not just on vocabulary and reading, but on talking and listening. ERIKA CHRISTAKIS, The Atlantic   In this month's Especially for Parents article, we discussed the core values of our curriculum and goals at Especially for Children. We touched on the...

If you need some inspiration to get the family moving this winter, check out this fun video of a toddler breakdancing with his dad. What a fun way to spend a cold afternoon! ...

April 12-18 is the Week of the Young Child. (Though as parents, it likely feels that every week is the week of your child(ren)! :)) In celebration of our youngest learners, NAEYC has compiled some great activities for families. Below is a sample: Eight tips for...