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.

Is Meditation Helpful for Preschoolers?

The benefits of meditation have been scientifically proven by various studies. Meditation has helped many adults gain peace of mind, confidence, concentration and most importantly, develop a positive attitude. Dorothy HastingsDorothy Hastings is the Director of First School, which are … Continue reading

Wash Your Hands! Encouraging Sound Hygiene Habits at Child Care Centers

Having an ailing child can be both mentally and physically straining for a parent as well as the child care center staff. In order to minimize the occurrence of diseases in children, inculcating good hygiene habits is vital, that must … Continue reading

Independence Day: Teach Your Kids the True Value of 4th July (Info-graphic)

Independence Day also referred as the Fourth of July is a patriotic holiday commemorating the Declaration of Independence. This Day is commonly associated with fireworks, parades, barbeques, carnivals, family reunions, and political speeches. Here are some fun activities for your … Continue reading