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2014-09-17 12:31:05

Engaging Toys Foster Love of Learning, Assist in Reaching Key Childhood Developmental Milestones CHICAGO, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VTech® (www.vtechkids.com), a world leader in age-appropriate and developmental stage-based electronic learning products for children, today announced new additions to its extensive line of infant and preschool products. New educator-approved introductions include the Chomp & Count Dino(TM), a kid-friendly dinosaur that teaches numbers, music,...

2014-08-20 23:11:58

As the vacation season winds down and parents are getting their children ready to go back- to- school, their thoughts turn from swimming and campfires to backpacks and books. Malven, PA (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 As the vacation season winds down and parents are getting their children ready to go back- to- school, their thoughts turn from swimming and campfires to backpacks and books. Gone will be the warm summer nights and kicked back schedules to the rigors and structure of the classroom....

2014-08-19 08:35:23

Through fun pretend play, the Learning Friends help children feel confident about transitioning to preschool EMERYVILLE, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:LF), the leader in children's educational entertainment, has debuted the Learning Friends((TM)) brand, an all-new collection of friendly characters for children ages 2-5 years old. Featuring 11 fun animal school friends, the characters help children prepare for their first days of school through pretend...

2014-08-13 08:27:11

Scholastic Leads the Way in Preschool and Kindergarten Readiness with "Big Day for Pre-K" Curriculum, Preschool Magazines, Preschool Book Fairs, Free Workshops for Parents and Great Books for Babies and Preschoolers NEW YORK, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the release of a new policy from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), which prescribes reading aloud to children starting at birth, Scholastic is kicking off the 2014 school year with an expanded and robust selection of early...

2014-08-07 12:24:58

HERZLIYA, Israel, August 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tiltan Games today announces a new educational initiative for parents and schools, available on both iOS and Android. It's a versatile educational program for preschool, pre-K and kindergarten, including over 30 topics and games at launch. Adaptive practice and test modules adjust to each child skill level, providing a personalized growth experience, aligned with common core state standards. Designed according to leading...

2014-06-25 23:00:23

A nutrition education program in low-income child care centers can improve a child’s at-home consumption of vegetables and low-fat/fat-free milk, according to a study by researchers from RTI International, Altarum Institute, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The study, published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, is the first to examine and find that a multicomponent nutrition-education program for low-income preschool-aged children and parents in a child...

2014-06-24 12:25:33

Tablet for Preschoolers Recognized for Inspiring, Educational Content and Exceptional Value CHICAGO, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VTech® (www.vtechkids.com), a world leader in age-appropriate and developmental stage-based electronic learning products for children, today announced its Write & Learn Touch Tablet(TM) received a prestigious Play Advances Language (PAL) Award for skill-building toys that enrich speech and language while engaging children in open-ended play. The...

2014-05-22 08:35:57

Three Developmental Learning Toys Receive Parents' Choice Awards for Educational and Play Value CHICAGO, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VTech® (www.vtechkids.com), a world leader in age-appropriate and developmental stage-based electronic learning products for children, today announced three of its products were recognized by the prestigious Parents' Choice Foundation, marking the latest accolades for the company by top toy and parenting organizations this year. The Parents' Choice...

2014-05-01 08:45:08

PALO ALTO, Calif., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For many parents it's a daunting experience. It's the first day of school for their young child and the parents are about to turn over the care of their son or daughter to a vast and unfamiliar institution. The teacher, of course, does not always have much more information on the background of the new student other than a name on an official form. But we know that every child is unique. That's why parents often fear that their child...

2014-04-24 12:34:49

MIAMI, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- FIU College of Education Professor Charles Bleiker has developed a program based on 15 simple activities--or games--that appears to boost preschoolers' math ability with eye-popping success. Bleiker introduced the program at Calvary Baptist Church School in Little Havana during the 2012-2013 school year. The students, all participants in Florida's free Voluntary Prekindergarten Program (VPK) and from homes in which Spanish is the...


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