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

06 Mar 2024

Planning a Trip? How to Include Your Child and Develop Literacy Skills at the same time!

Spring break is almost here, and whether you’re embarking on a family trip or staying local, it’s a great opportunity Read More

Joyful ParentingWriting and Literacy Readiness

09 Feb 2024

🚀 Welcome to Destination Exploration: Your Summer Adventure Awaits! 🌟

Are you ready to embark on an unforgettable journey filled with excitement, discovery, and fun? Look no further than Destination Read More

Joyful ParentingNews

12 Jan 2024

Stepping Stone School Continues to Elevate our High Standards and Progressive Program! 

At Stepping Stone School, our focus is, and always will be, to provide the highest quality care and education for Read More

Brain DevelopmentChild DevelopmentNews

05 Jan 2024

The Value of Constructive Play & How to Encourage it at Home

As a parent, it is easy to overlook the value of everyday toys, such as blocks, Legos® and Tinker Toys®. Read More

Brain DevelopmentCognitive and Phonological DevelopmentJoyful Parenting

02 Jan 2024

Leadership Skills for Children

Research suggests that tomorrow’s leaders will be those with highly developed “Soft Skills.”  Soft Skills are interpersonal aptitudes focusing heavily Read More

Character DevelopmentChild Development

06 Dec 2023

Fostering a Playful Environment at Home

Play is an important part of childhood, helping children learn and grow. Often, when parents think of play, their minds Read More

Joyful Parenting

03 Nov 2023

The Benefits of Sensory Play in Childhood Development

Children are naturally curious and absolutely love exploring the world around them through their senses. Sensory play includes activities involving Read More

Brain DevelopmentChild Development

24 Oct 2023

Montessori, Reggio Emilia or Play Based?

Montessori, Reggio Emilia or Play-Based?  Stepping Stone School: Where Education Meets Innovation At Stepping Stone School, our commitment goes beyond Read More

Child Development

20 Oct 2023

Exploring Archaeology: Unearthing the Past at Stepping Stone School

At Stepping Stone School, we believe every child’s education should be an exciting adventure. While preschool is often associated with Read More

Mathematical and Scientific ConceptsUncategorized

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