Wise Wonder Blog

This is where we’ll write about many of the early childhood development topics you’ve asked us about. We’ll share our views on the benefits of reading, essential developmental skills, separation and how to ease separation anxiety, socialization, and how children collaborate and learn together.

How to Avoid the Summer Slide

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Spring has arrived which means summer will soon be at our doorstep! As the end of the school year approaches and visions of vacation dance in our heads, there are two words that loom large and unwelcome amidst our summer daydreams: summer slide. Routine is key to a well-rounded education and development for our little […]

5 Easy Ways To Help Your Child Avoid Summer Reading Loss

Children reading at a summer event.

Spring is in full swing and as summer approaches, we know the most important thing is to build a routine that we can carry into the summer to ensure our months in the sun are full of both education and fun. Since reading is the foundation of all academic areas for all ages, avoiding reading loss […]

At What Age Should a Child Be Able to Read? 

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At What Age Should a Child Be Able to Read? The path to literacy is a vibrant journey filled with milestones unique to each child. At Wise Wonder, we celebrate the individual pace at which children embrace the world of reading, offering guidance and support tailored to their developmental stage. Remember, reading is not a […]

What Are 5 Warning Signs That a Preschooler May Have a Reading Disability?

Boy writing at school

In the vibrant and explorative stage of preschool, children embark on the foundational paths of literacy. At Wise Wonder, we understand the importance of early detection in addressing reading disabilities, ensuring every child has the support they need for a successful learning journey. For parents of 3 to 4-year-olds, recognizing early warning signs can make […]

How Early Can You Tell If Your Child Has a Learning Disability?

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The journey of learning is unique and full of discovery for each child, but it can also bring challenges that may signal the need for additional support. At Wise Wonder, we understand the importance of early detection of learning disabilities to ensure every child has the opportunity to thrive. Recognizing the early signs can empower […]

What Do Preschoolers Like to Read? Featuring 10 Classic Preschooler Book Suggestions

Preschoolers embark on their literacy journey with wide eyes and curious minds. At Wise Wonder, we understand the importance of fueling this curiosity with books that not only entertain but also educate and inspire. Here’s a closer look at what preschoolers like to read, accompanied by a handpicked list of 10 book suggestions perfect for […]

What Do Preschoolers Like to Read? Featuring 10 New Preschooler Book Suggestions

Navigating the world of children’s literature can be as adventurous as the tales within the pages of a colorful picture book. At Wise Wonder, we believe in the magic of books to spark curiosity, imagination, and joy in our youngest readers. Keeping up with the latest releases can ensure that our preschoolers are engaged with […]

What Age Should a Child Be Able to Write Their Name? 

One of the most memorable milestones for preschoolers and their parents is the moment a child writes their name for the first time. At Wise Wonder, we understand the excitement and questions that come with this developmental step. Let’s explore when children typically begin to write their names and how you can support them in […]

How High Should a 4-Year-Old Count?

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As young explorers of the world, 4-year-olds are constantly absorbing information and developing new skills. One key area of development is numeracy, which includes the ability to recognize and count numbers. At Wise Wonder, we recognize the importance of nurturing these early math skills in a supportive and engaging environment. Let’s delve into how high […]

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