About Dorothy Hastings

Dorothy Hastings is the Director of First School, which are three preschool and child care centers located throughout Southern California. First School provides a hands-on approach to preschool education and child care programs that emphasizes all around child development. In addition to their intuitive academic approach, First School also focuses on developing a child’s social skills and self-confidence, which is made possible in their intimate learning atmosphere.

Physical Fitness: A Must For Preschoolers

Childhood is a crucial stage for the development of a person- physically, socially, emotionally, and for their overall being. The early stages of childhood development lay the foundation of a society. The initial five years of a child’s life are … Continue reading

How to Promote Team Building in Preschoolers

Today’s technology dominated environment can be very stressful and harmful for children. Those who attend a preschool or a day care center love to spend time watching their favorite shows on television or playing games. These are not healthy signals … Continue reading

How to Teach Basic Hygiene Skills to Preschoolers

Every parent in this world wants their children to be healthy and strong. Children are stubborn in nature and they don’t always make the best decisions for their health. A child’s health is of great concern because it impacts his … Continue reading