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


26 May 2021

Night Time Fun!

Nighttime games can liven things up—and maybe boost mental health. For most children the dark is a scary place. When Read More


Child DevelopmentJoyful Parenting

12 May 2021

Peace of Mind for Parents – Talking Time!

Why is a large vocabulary important for children? Because it’s linked to their reading and school success. Help your child Read More


Cognitive and Phonological Development

31 Mar 2021

Peace of Mind for Parents – Make Mealtimes Learning Opportunities!

Mealtimes are great opportunities for children to have conversations, use their manners, and even practice math. Here are some ways Read More


Joyful ParentingNutrition & Cooking with Children

22 Mar 2021

4 Ways to Develop Trust With Your Child!

A trustworthy person is honest, follows the rules, keeps a promise, is not unkind, and does not take things that Read More


Character DevelopmentChild DevelopmentEmotional and Social Development

04 Mar 2021

Peace of Mind for Parents – Choosing Meaningful STEAM Activities for Your Child

Young children love to explore the world around them—and STEAM activities are a great way to help them do it. Read More


Art and Creative ExpressionBrain DevelopmentMathematical and Scientific Concepts

12 Feb 2021

6 Special Valentine’s Crafts to Make this Weekend!

Valentine’s Day is a special time to share kindness with others by giving tokens of our love to the people Read More


Art and Creative ExpressionEmotional and Social Development

29 Jan 2021

Peace of Mind for Parents – Developing Your Child’s Spatial Thinking Skills

Research suggests that children’s early mathematics learning—including spatial-thinking skills—is related to later success in both reading and math. Spatial thinking Read More


Brain DevelopmentCognitive and Phonological Development

20 Jan 2021

Peace of Mind for Parents – Nature Play With Your Children!

Spending time in nature is a great way for you to encourage your child’s development, relieve stress, and, perhaps most Read More


Emotional and Social DevelopmentJoyful ParentingLife Balance

14 Jan 2021

How to Achieve Successful Transitions from Home to School!

Stepping Stone School is uniquely qualified and committed to help support warm and positive transitions at all levels. The teachers Read More


Child DevelopmentJoyful Parenting

04 Jan 2021

12 Days of Kindness at Stepping Stone School!

On the First Day, we Shared Tips on Self Regulation Self-Regulation is described as the ability to monitor and control Read More


Character Development