Benefits of Occupational Therapy

Dec 28, 2017 Posted in News, Parenting, Play, Preschool
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Many preschools such as Peekadoodle Academy work with Occupational Therapists to help support students’ development. If you have been wondering what exactly Occupational Therapists do, and how they work with children and students, we have created a summary below of the 5 W’s (who, what,…

The Benefits of an All-Day Program:

Dec 07, 2016 Posted in Preschool
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Here at Peekadoodle, we have a plethora of services to meet the needs of our particular demographic. Realizing that more and more families in San Francisco are made up of dual earners, we opened our Extended Care program to ease some of the work-family conflict…

Top Notch Preschool Transition Tips

Jun 14, 2016 Posted in Parenting, Preschool
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For many, this is the last summer before your little bundle heads off to preschool. Although you may be excited about the transition, chances are that you are also a bit nervous about the new journey on which you and your little one are preparing…

Does time out really work?

May 18, 2016 Posted in News, Parenting, Play, Preschool
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When a child has engaged in behavior that a parent or caregiver deems to be unacceptable, he or she is often sequestered to time out. This consequence is doled out in heavy doses during the preschool years, and often results in tears shed and tantrums…

Israeli Tic Tac Toe

Apr 29, 2016 Posted in News
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Our Early Explorers class recently visited Israel, both inside the classroom and by exploring outdoor games in our nearby, Aquatic Park.  Israeli Tic Tac Toe was our main activity before playing freeze tag and having races in the grass together.  The Israeli version of Tic…

Help Your Child Navigate Aggressive Behavior

Mar 14, 2016 Posted in News
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All people are faced with feelings of anger and aggression at times, including children. While most adults are able to navigate their emotions and channel negative energy, children are just learning how to manage these feelings. When a child feels threatened, scared, angry, left out…

4 Reasons to Sign Up for Summer Camp in SF

Mar 04, 2016 Posted in News
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Putting your preschooler in summer camp in SF may seem like a no-brainer for some, while others consider whether or not sending their little one to camp is a good idea. Keeping kids engaged in activities, bonding with new friends and old, and experiencing new…

Preschools Near Me: 4 Factors to Consider

Feb 26, 2016 Posted in News
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Finding a preschool is always a hot topic on the playgrounds as admissions season approaches. Parents work diligently to find the best preschool in their area, and are tasked with balancing financial implications with the school’s location and philosophy. As a preschool administrator and a…

Bittersweet Back to School

Oct 17, 2013 Posted in News
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As a mom, I have to say that I’m looking forward to getting the kids off to school. I’m excited to find backpacks and lunchboxes that match – Land’s End or LL Bean works, and we have to get them embroidered. More so that everyone knows what…

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