Please use the following parenting resources to get a better idea about our program and help to promote your child’s development.

The Reggio Emilia Approach to Early Education

Yikes Tikes! follows the principles of Reggio Emilia, which sees children as strong, rich in ideas, and powerful. Read more about these ideals.

Respecting Infants and Toddlers, by Terri Jo Swim

Developmental Milestones

To learn more about where a typically-developing child might be on speech and language, motor, and self-help developmental milestone, please view this valuable list on the CSLOT web site.

Helping Your Child Dress Independently, a blog post on this site.

Kindergarten Readiness

Behavior

Dealing with Challenging Behaviors in Children Under Age 5 Written by former Yikes Tikes! teacher and board member, Pouneh Azadi, for the newsletter of the Parent’s Club of Palo Alto and Menlo Park.

Positive Discipline in Early Childhood, a blog post by Yikes Tikes! teacher Maria Asteriadou.