18 episodes

A podcast where we dive deep into all things little over the first five years, exploring the joys and challenges of parenting and early childhood education. Each week, hosts Colin and Yolanda will bring you insights and advice from experts in the field, as well as stories and tips from parents like you. Whether you're a new parent, an experienced educator, or somewhere in between, you'll find something of value in our discussions.

Circle Time SproutFive ft. Colin Page McGinnis and Yolanda Owens

    • Kids & Family
    • 5.0 • 9 Ratings

A podcast where we dive deep into all things little over the first five years, exploring the joys and challenges of parenting and early childhood education. Each week, hosts Colin and Yolanda will bring you insights and advice from experts in the field, as well as stories and tips from parents like you. Whether you're a new parent, an experienced educator, or somewhere in between, you'll find something of value in our discussions.

    Santa Claus, Saint Nicholas, and Family with Colin and Yolanda

    Santa Claus, Saint Nicholas, and Family with Colin and Yolanda

    In this episode of Circle Time, Colin and Yolanda explore the topic of discussing Santa Claus with young children and navigating holiday traditions with extended family. As parents and early childhood educators, they know firsthand the importance of being thoughtful and intentional about how we introduce holiday traditions to young children, and how to navigate the complexities of celebrating with loved ones from different backgrounds and perspectives.
    Join us as we discuss Yolanda's family's tradition of honoring Saint Nicholas, and how to approach discussions about Santa Claus with honesty and sensitivity to wanting to tell the truth.
    Whether you're a new parent, an experienced educator, or somewhere in between, this episode of Circle Time has something for everyone as we dive deep into all things little over the first five years. We hope that our discussion made the first five years just a little easier. Be sure to check the show notes for additional tips and tricks, and subscribe to Circle Time on Spotify, Apple Podcast, or wherever you get your podcasts. Circle Time is a product of SproutFive, a nonprofit that since 1922 has been working to reimagine early education. You can learn more about our work at sproutfive.org. 
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    • 32 min
    Introductions with Yolanda Owens

    Introductions with Yolanda Owens

    We're closing out the year by kicking off Season 3 of Circle Time! In this episode, we are excited to introduce you to our new cohost, Yoland Owens.  We chat a bit with Yoland about her journey and what inspired her to join Circle Time. We'll also be discussing our plans for the upcoming season.
    As always, thank you for joining for another episode of Circle Time. Be sure to check the show notes for additional tips and tricks, and subscribe to Circle Time on Spotify, Apple Podcast, or wherever you get your podcasts. Circle Time is a product of SproutFive, a nonprofit that since 1922 has been working to reimagine early education. You can learn more about our work at sproutfive.org. 
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    • 24 min
    COSI, STEM, and Early Education with Stephen White

    COSI, STEM, and Early Education with Stephen White

    • 13 min
    Phonological Awareness with Dr. Shayne Piasta

    Phonological Awareness with Dr. Shayne Piasta

    • 29 min
    Adapting Home Environments for Littles With Special Needs with Jennifer Haddow

    Adapting Home Environments for Littles With Special Needs with Jennifer Haddow

    • 41 min
    Tantrums - Why They Happen. What Can We Do? with Dr. Tyanna Snider

    Tantrums - Why They Happen. What Can We Do? with Dr. Tyanna Snider

    On the show today we're throwing a fit over this week's episode that will make you want to scream. With joy that is over all the tips and insights provided by our cohost. Dr. Tyanna Snyder, a pediatric psychologist at Nationwide Children's Hospital. Every day she is working with families on a range of topics from picky eaters to sleep problems. In this week's episode, Dr. Snyder, unpacks temper tantrums, and provides a host of tools that can be used in and out of the classroom when helping overcome big emotions.
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    • 30 min

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