1. How To Prepare Your Child For Kindergarten

    It can be nerve-wracking when you are preparing to send your child to kindergarten, especially if this is your first rodeo. You have spent the last few years nurturing your child, doing everything you possibly can to soak up these years with them before they begin school. Now all the wonders are starting to flood your brain. Have I done enough to prepare them? How will they handle their first day …Read More

  2. How To Encourage Persistence and Resilience In Your Child

    You’re dealing with the insurance company regarding some medical billing that they are refusing to pay. You’re trying to figure out the strange navigation of a website that you need to order your pet’s medication from. You’re attempting to buy a new home in a market with low inventory and an excess of buyer’s. What do all of these situations have in common? They all are incredibly stress…Read More

  3. The Importance of Enrolling Your Child In Preschool

    As parents, we constantly face tough decisions regarding our children. From diet to time spent watching television, it feels like each and every choice we make is a crucial one when it comes to the wellbeing of our kids. One of the most challenging decisions we must confront for our young children is the question of whether or not to enroll them in a preschool program. Sheldon Acres Child Developm…Read More

  4. Tips To Help Your Child On Their First Day Of Kindergarten Part 2

    The first day of school. For young children, nothing up until this point has been more exciting or fear-inducing. While your little learner will be excited to learn and thrive amongst his or her peers, the reality of this big change can result in a lot of anxiety. As the parent, we know that you will be working to make the first day of school for your child the best experience possible. As one of …Read More

  5. The Importance Of Music For Any Preschool Program Part 2

    When it comes to the choice of which preschool program to enroll their child in, many parents strive to find the best possible option. There are dozens of preschools to choose from, making it more difficult to find one that truly puts the best effort forth to enrich your child’s life. Sheldon Acres Child Development Center is proud to be a top preschool for Elk Grove residents. Our establishment…Read More

  6. The Importance Of Music For Any Preschool Program Part 1

    When it comes to providing the best for their children, many parents seek out a variety of options in order to find the best answer. While there is no miracle answer to solve all of life’s mysteries and woes, certain activities have proven to be hugely beneficial for child development. As one of the premier preschools in Elk Grove, the Seldon Acres Child Development Center provides a wide array …Read More

  7. Kindergarten Readiness With Our Elk Grove Preschool

    When it comes to early childhood education, parents want the best for their children. While the toddler years are full of exploration and wonder, the year before entering the Elk Grove school system is a perfect time for educational preparations. Sheldon Acres is the optimal preschool in Elk Grove for your gifted child. For over 30 years, we’ve been providing top-quality preschool programs to gu…Read More

  8. The Difference Between Daycare And Preschool – Part 1

    When your child starts growing out of their toddler phase, you may be wondering whether or not they are ready for preschool, or whether preschool is a good idea. The idea that they are growing up and getting ready for school may be frightening, but around two years old, a child’s brain is developing in such a way that it requires extra stimulation. We know that child care provides necessary soci…Read More

  9. The Case For Preschool

    At Sheldon Acres Child Development Center, our endless research, dedication to our children and passion for their education means we make it our business to provide every Elk Grove preschooler with the tools they will need to thrive in this world. While 75% of the children in the United States attend preschool, many parents simply send their kids because they feel like that’s the norm. However, …Read More

  10. How To Tell If Your Child Is Being Bullied

    Sheldon Acres Child Development Center has a 30 year history of providing educational preschool programs and quality daycare. Our mission is to give children the skills and knowledge to succeed and excel educationally. Our center opened in 1985 and moved to its current location in 1990. Now we are currently serving second and third generations of families in the Elk Grove, CA area. We see this as…Read More