They have rich fantasy play and imagination and can
even confuse fantasy with reality. I heard a preschooler once respond to
another preschooler, “Yes, I will pretend I am a horse, if I can change back.”
Are you ready to learn more about understanding preschoolers? They will
Who Should Read and Use the
Understanding Preschoolers Workbook?
Understanding Preschoolers is intended for anyone who works with or is
thinking about working with preschoolers and anyone who works with adults
who works with preschoolers:
Veteran Educators Those who never tire of being with preschoolers, have
been preschool teachers for life, and can honestly claim, “I love them all,”
even the ones about whom most of us give a little sigh of relief when they are
absent. New Teachers Those of you who have just started working with preschoolers
and often question, especially in the midst of the children constantly yelling
your name and running about with endless energy, “What am I doing here?”
Career Seekers Those who are considering becoming preschool teachers.
The early childhood field needs trained, enthusiastic, active individuals to care
for and educate preschoolers.
College Students Adult students in early childhood programs in colleges
Trainers Early childhood professionals facilitating seminars and workshops.
Professors Academics teaching adult students in early childhood programs
in colleges and universities.
Program Supervisors Directors and other administrators who want to
better support and train the staff in their preschool program.
Stressed-out Teachers Those of you who are burning out or giving in and
need new ideas and encouragement for your preschool programs.
Parents Parents of preschoolers, who in today’s complicated world need
support and advice on guiding their children and responding to behavioral