Tag: milestones of social development

“Blink!” An Executive Function Matching Game

Parents, don’t look away too soon! This fast-paced game is full of endless possibilities for memory fun! Learn How to Play “Blink” With Your Child Now EF Activity Objective: This activity introduces mindful concentration, helping your child learn how to hold rules in their memory and exercise flexible thinking. They match cards based on color,…

Parent Newsletter – June 2018

In our Parent Newsletter June 2018, we’d like to welcome our new contributor, Marie Lister! Marie graduated in 2012 with a Masters of Education and a teaching license in Early Childhood and Early Childhood Special Education. She has been a classroom teacher for 9 years and currently is a teacher at the Shirley G. Moore…

Father Influence on Cognition + Executive Function

Father influence on cognition + executive function is the topic researcher Alyssa Meuwissen, Ph.D., has explored over recent years. In both research and popular culture, moms have often been depicted as the “default” parent.  However, demographic trends show that dads are becoming more involved in the care of young children. There is great variety in…

What Is Social Development in Early Childhood?

Social Development in Early Childhood Social development in early childhood is an important part of a person’s overall health, well-being, and happiness throughout his or her life. Social development is very closely linked to cognitive and emotional development, and together these developmental markers and milestones build the foundation for developing relationships with other people, coping…