EFC Parent Blog

by Angie Williams After the long winter we had, any activity that our family can participate in outside in the sunshine sounds like an excellent idea. I have never been known for my green thumb, and in fact always feel a bit guilty when given a...

Try walking around with a child who’s going, “Wow, wow! Look at that dirty dog! Look at that burned-down house! Look at that red sky!” And the child points and you look, and you see, and you start going, “Wow! Look at that huge crazy...

It has been a wonderful year at Especially for Children, and we want to thank you again for choosing our program. We've gathered together some of the special moments of learning and fun from across EFC centers in a photo slide show. Check it out, and...

As a follow-up to our Especially for Parents article, Supporting Your Child's Reading Development, below is a sampling from the list of the "Best Books for Preschoolers and Kindergarteners" from the Institute of Reading Development. Enjoy some of these classics with your child, and if...

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In our Parent Article this month we shared some ideas for fun and easy science experiments. Below are a few more activities to try during the warm weather months! Go on a Sound Hunt Make a list of sounds you might hear outside and then go on...

Creating appropriate limits for children in this consumer-driven, digital age can be a challenge. We've come across a few resources in recent weeks that might help you navigate where to draw boundaries and provide more information from child development experts around these choices. If you...