Toddler Marine Preschool

Do you wonder what your little one needs to know to get ready for school?  Curious about what concepts to practice at home?  While expert opinions vary, most agree that it’s useful for your child to practice basic writing skills, letter recognition, beginning sounds, number recognition/counting, shapes/colors, and fine motor skills.  Playing is a great […]

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Race Car Count

Race Car Count By Rebecca Kai Dotlich   Does your little one like cars? Counting? Rhyming? Then this is a great book for you!  In Race Car Count, the large colorful illustrations are eye catching and as you count the cars from 1-10 the rhyming is fun and entertaining. The large and colorful text makes […]

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1 to 20, Animals Aplenty

1 to 20, Animals Aplenty by Katie Viggers Inside the front cover of Katie Viggers’ 1 to 20, Animals Aplenty a baboon declares “Let’s count.” From there, a menagerie of animals represents numbers one through twenty, with a silly start at “1 fox in a pair of socks.” Viggers’ whimsical illustrations contain just enough detail to give you reason to linger […]

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Recommended App of the Week

Little Digits (iPad, iOS 5.0+): This app takes the concept of counting with fingers and applies it to an iPad.  Children learn basic math skills by using their fingers on the iPad.  Touch the surface with 2 fingers and the number 2 will appear.  Need help adding 2 + 5?  Use your 2 fingers and either 5 fingers […]

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This Little Piggy

This Little Piggy by Tim Harrington This picture book is a fun twist on the traditional “this little piggy” nursery rhyme.  In the classic rendition each “little piggy” or toe on a foot of a young child is wiggled while a caregiver describes what each piggy is doing:  going to the market, eating roast beef, […]

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