We help nurture the growth of your child
The SEEDS Network, LLC was created to support early childhood educators,
administrators, care providers, advocates, supporters and parents of young
children via state of the art resources that will be available twenty-four hours a day,
seven days a week.
The mission of the SEEDS Network, LLC is to provide parents and early childhood
professionals with resources and services that support them in their quest to
provide quality care and education to children ages six weeks through age 5.
Minimizing Mask Anxiety in Children
The air is cooler, the days are shorter, and the leaves are starting to brown. These are the usual signs of back to school season. This year however, our fall looks different. Many schools are implementing a hybrid model, and requiring both children and teachers to wear face masks for the duration of the day. Some children suffer from phobias of people in costumes,
Experiences that support early language and literacy learning
A great book I recommend for early education professionals to read is “Literacy Beginnings” by Gay Su Pinnell and Irene C. Fountas. Fountas and Pinnell are well respected educators who have published various books about literacy learning. This book is focused on literacy experiences in the preschool classroom; and as such, can be used as a professional development guide for teachers who want to
Exploring environmental print in the preschool classroom
Providing a print rich environment gives children an opportunity to explore and interact with various types of print in a variety of ways. As defined by Amanda Rock on About.com: In a print-rich preschool environment, preschoolers are exposed to a host of different materials geared at reading and writing. Not only are the materials readily available for little ones to access as they wish, but their