1. Educational Crafts For Kids

    Crafts are a fun project to do with kids that help keep them entertained and allows you guys to bond. The best part about crafts is that there are so many fun and unique ones to try, meaning you never have to do the same craft with your child more than once! The second best thing about crafts is that they can also be educational! At Yellow Brick Road Early Childhood Development Center, we know how…Read More

  2. How to Help Your Child Feel More Confident

    As you start working with your child to learn and develop new skills, one thing you may not think about teaching them is how to be confident. Confidence is an important trait for both children and adults to have. Business Insider mentions that when kids lack confidence, they may be less likely to try new things or challenge themselves because of the fear of failure. By teaching your children confi…Read More

  3. What Are Social Stories For Kids

    Social stories can be a helpful tool for parents to use to help their children understand different aspects of everyday life. These stories help children understand interpersonal communications and teach them how to interact in an appropriate manner. These books can talk about what is happening in your child’s daily lives and what they are going through. It can help them understand and navigate …Read More

  4. Talking To Your Kids About COVID-19

    While there are many challenges that we face with the current pandemic, one of those challenges you may not have anticipated is how to talk to your children about COVID-19. Your children will be confused as to why they are staying home so often now, why you aren’t going to work, why they can’t see their grandparents, and so many other changes that don’t make sense. Learning how to talk to yo…Read More

  5. Fun Activities to Do With Your Child At Home

    Your usual weekend activities or going to the park, planning a playdate, or heading to the movie theater with your children suddenly isn’t possible due to COVID-19. This leaves many parents trying to figure out how to keep their children busy and entertained, without allowing them to sit in front of the TV for hours. While Yellow Brick Road Early Childhood Development Center is still open, you m…Read More

  6. Benefits of Gardening For Children

    Spring is the perfect time to start enjoying your time outside and planning different activities for your children that get them out of the house. While you can always go on bike rides, play sports, or go to the park, it is always fun to try something new with your kiddos! Whether you have your own garden or have never gardened in your life, this is a fun activity that is beneficial for kids. Gard…Read More

  7. Winter Crafts For Kids

    Winter is a fun time for kids. They get to spend time playing in the snow, getting excited for the holidays, and cozying up by the fire. While your children enjoy spending time outside during the snowy months, sometimes the Minnesota weather is much too cold, making it necessary for your kiddos to stay inside. Instead of watching your children sit around complaining about how bored they are or all…Read More

  8. Tips For Raising Caring Children

    While there are many things that you want your child to be, including successful, smart, confident, and happy, raising a caring child that leaves the world a better place is many parents' ultimate goal. When it comes to raising both caring and compassionate kiddos, there are many things you, as a parent, can do to help guide your child in that direction. While many children are good and loving by …Read More

  9. Developmental Milestones For Toddlers

    It’s the age that parents hear the most gruesome things about. It’s the era of tantrums and screaming and meltdowns. The terrible twos happen for every child (or for some, the terrible threes), but when you recognize the developmental changes happening for your child, it’s not hard to see why this can be a rough year. That being said, there are countless amazing developments that 2- and 3-ye…Read More

  10. Facts on Infant Development

    From the time your child is born until they have their first birthday, the amount of growth and brain development they experience is astonishing. As experts in infant child care, Yellow Brick Road in Eden Prairie, Minnetonka, Plymouth, and Maple Grove have some amazing facts regarding your baby’s growth in the first year. Take a minute to marvel at how we all get our start in life, and contact Y…Read More