Author: Stepping Stone School

About Stepping Stone School

Stepping Stone School was created by a mother with a vision. Rhonda Paver and her husband Bill arrived in Austin in 1979 with their first three children. After searching for affordable, quality early care and education for her own children, Rhonda believed the children of Austin deserved something better than what she was finding. Learn More

13 Oct 2023

Outdoor Classrooms

As parents of young children attending Stepping Stone School, you’re likely aware of the importance of outdoor play in your Read More

Brain DevelopmentHealth & SafetyJoyful Parenting

06 Oct 2023

Teaching Your Children Life Skills

There are many things you may not realize you are teaching your children every day. Many of these things are Read More

Emotional and Social DevelopmentHow Do I ... ?Joyful Parenting

15 Aug 2023

Stepping Stone School’s Historic Gift: Teaching Children the Power of Compassion

In a heartwarming display of compassion and commitment to making a difference, Stepping Stone School marked a historic moment with Read More

Character DevelopmentCommunity and Cultural AwarenessNewsPress Releases

04 Oct 2022

Raising a Reader: Starting with Infants

From the moment you are expecting your first child, you are overwhelmed with information and advice about the importance of Read More

Child DevelopmentWriting and Literacy Readiness

28 Jun 2022

7 Ways to Teach Responsibility

Responsible behaviors take years to develop and are the product of consistent expectations and purposeful planning. Teaching responsibility begins in Read More

Character DevelopmentChild DevelopmentEmotional and Social DevelopmentJoyful Parenting

08 Jun 2022

Safety & Security at Stepping Stone School

At Stepping Stone School, the safety and security of our students and families are the foundation on which everything rests. Read More

Health & SafetyNews

01 Jun 2022

Your Guide to Exploring the Great Outdoors with Your Child

As the weather warms and Summer approaches, most parents are planning fun outdoor activities with their children. For a child, Read More

Joyful ParentingPhysical Development

23 May 2022

Thinkery Launches New Interactive Exhibit, Notion of Motion

Dedicated to growing impact in early learner and STEAM education for ALL Central Texas children, Thinkery celebrates major museum refresh Read More

NewsPress Releases

31 Mar 2022

Three Ways to Improve Your Child’s Sleep

For many families, sleep issues are present for parents and children alike. Many adults experience problems with getting a good Read More

Child DevelopmentJoyful Parenting

23 Mar 2022

Easter Baskets to Make with Your Child!

These easy to make baskets are the perfect activity to welcome spring!    Tissue Box Basket  Materials: construction paper, glue, scissors, Read More

Art and Creative ExpressionJoyful Parenting