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.

Why Should Your Child Learn to Play a Musical Instrument?

Studies have found that musically a rich environment is beneficial for the language development of children. Researchers have also found that music helps in the development of a part of left side of the brain which processes languages. Music results … Continue reading

Why Are Nursery Rhymes Important for Your Child?

Nursery rhymes help children develop their communication and language skills from an early age. They help in enhancing pre-literacy skills of your child and lay the foundation for early education. Children enjoy singing and listening to rhymes full of rhythm, … Continue reading

Why Family Fun Day Is Important at Preschools

It’s very important for the parents to take a keen interest in their child’s activities at preschool. No matter how busy parents are, they must make their child realize that they will be always there to cheer them up. There … Continue reading