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Preschool Printable Calendars An Easy Way to Preserve Your Child s Memories





If you have a little guy or gal at home you know how valuable simple tools like preschool printable calendars can be. You can use these convenient and widely available resources to help your preschooler learn about the passage of time, the flow of the seasons, numbers, the alphabet and so much more. A decorated preschool calendar is a very fun and easy teaching device for a parent to incorporate into every day life.

However, with a little creativity, you can use these calendars to do so much more. One excellent idea is to use your preschool calendars to develop a written log of your child's life. By simply being intentional with the usage of your calendars, you can have a long term written and visual record of your child's preschool years.

Here's how it works.

1. Keep track of the basics.

Every parent loves to remember the milestones in their child's life and rightly so. Growth patterns such as height, weight, etc., doctor's appointments, and that first dental visit all can be documented on the preschool calendar. Why keep track of these things twice - once on your personal calendar and then rewritten in a baby book? Print out a preschool calendar each month, fill it out and decorate it together with your child according to the month or season and keep track of all monthly events concerning your preschooler in one place.

2. Developmental growth.

Hang your preschool calendar in a convenient place where you can use it everyday, first of all to teach your child about the date and days of the week, secondly to jot down developmental notes in real time.

Who are your preschooler's friends at this stage of life? What parties did your child attend (or give)? Make notes on outings, weather, favorite toys, new vocabulary; all of those precious, sweet moments that will tug at your heart forever. This is the official written record of your child's life. Use it everyday and be generous with your notes. These will be your memory joggers in future years. Your words are priceless!

3. Assemble and enjoy.

As the months roll along, keep each of your preschool printable calendars in a scrapbook. Add scrap booking pages for additional material and pictures, if you like. Setting aside just one morning or afternoon a month to assemble pictures and pop them onto pages for your book is all it will take to keep your child's life book current, accurate and satisfying. The key to this whole idea is that you are going to do most of this 'work' anyway, as a course of daily life, so simply do it in such a way as to preserve it easily.

Believe me, your preschooler will be delighted as she watches 'her' book grow and grow. This will also help her understand difficult concepts such as time passage and help her put her seasonal experiences into a context she can muse over again and again.

This method is an easy and fun way to record all the details in your young child's life with very little hassle. You can do a search on the web for preschool printable calendars or see my resource box below for free ones. Get started today preserving your preschooler’s daily fun!
About Author Colleen Langenfeld :

Colleen Langenfeld has been parenting for over 27 years and helps other moms enjoy mothering more at <a href="http://www.paintedgold.com" target="_blank">http://www.paintedgold.com</a>. Visit her website today and pick up your preschool printable calendars at <a href="http://www.paintedgold.com/Kids/preschool-calendars.html" target="_blank">http://www.paintedgold.com/Kids/preschool-calendars.html</a> .


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Article Added on Thursday, November 20, 2008
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