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by Administrator | June 29, 2016 | Child Development

A child’s growth flows as a continuous process, a gradual move from one stage of development to another. For example, one must walk before they can run.  Physical development refers to a child’s ability to move, coordinate and control their body. This development can be broken up into two categories: gross motor skills and fine […]

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by Administrator | June 28, 2016 | Child Development

Why is it so difficult for toddlers to share? To put it simply, their brains do not yet have the ability to comprehend the patience, compassion and planning that sharing requires. “Children under two often have difficulty sharing because they have not yet developed a sense of empathy,” says Bonnie Bonifield, education expert at Tutor Time. […]

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by Administrator | June 23, 2016 | Get to Know Our Staff

Meet Ms. Courtney, one of the lead teachers in the Infant D classroom (ages one to two) at our Tutor Time location in East Greenbush, NY. She graduated from Hudson Valley Community College in early childhood education and has been at this center for two and a half years. Read on to learn more about […]

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by Administrator | June 14, 2016 | Ideas

With five simple ingredients and four easy steps, you can create hours of summer fun for your family. All kids love bubbles, but yours will go gaga for these gigantic ones. Step 1. Here’s how you start: 6 cups water ½ cup dish soap 1/2 cup corn starch 1 Tbsp baking powder 1 Tbsp glycerine Step 2. […]

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by Dr. Susan Canizares | June 14, 2016 | Child Development

As adults, we’re compelled to think about other people’s perspectives before we act or speak. If we don’t consider how our words and actions will make others feel, we may end up seeming impolite or even thoughtless. When you’re able to imagine a situation from someone else’s perspective, or “put yourself in their shoes,” you […]

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by Administrator | June 12, 2016 | Child Development | Nutrition

We’ve designed Grow Fit® to help pave the way for a lifetime of healthy habits. By encouraging balanced nutritional practices and physical activity in early childhood, we’re helping prevent chronic disease later in life. We’re targeting these goals to help build a generation of healthy children: Physical Activity: 1-2 hours every day. Screen Time: At school, […]

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