1. What Your Kids Should Know Before Kindergarten: Part 2

    Kindergarten is a new adventure for kids. It is a space where they will learn, grow, and start their academic career. Making the transition into kindergarten can be scary for your little one and may be hard for you as well. You want them to be ready and prepared. But are you supposed to know if they are ready and prepared? There is not a “Get Your Child Ready” guide. Everyone will tell you som…Read More

  2. Ways to Aid in Your Child’s Development

    During your child’s first few years, they will learn and develop a lot. Their development will help them navigate life easier and they will use these new skills throughout all of life. From the time your kiddos are infants, they are learning and developing different skills. These include language, fine and gross motor, social, emotional, and cognitive development. Your little one is learning a l…Read More

  3. Four Tips For Helping Your Child Develop A Love For Learning

    As an adult, you undoubtedly have witnessed that those who continually strive to learn more and keep an open and curious mind succeed in greater ways. Learning should be something that is celebrated and enjoyed, not a task that is dreaded or disdained. Developing a love for learning starts at a young age. Children are naturally curious, which makes them naturally prone towards learning. However, o…Read More

  4. Summer Activities to Plan With Your Kids

    Summer can’t come soon enough! This winter has been a rough one and getting outside with the kids has surely been a challenge. But as the weather starts to warm up and the snow stops making such frequent appearances, it will be easier to get out and about with the kiddos. We are sure your kids are excited for summer, too. So, rather than waiting for the warm season to show up to start planning f…Read More

  5. Fun Kids Games, Part 2

    Here at Yellow Brick Road, we offer a day care service in Minnetonka so that you can leave your kids in a healthy and fun learning environment while you go on with your busy day. Our day care is designed so that kids can both learn and play in a fun environment, all the while making their safety our number one priority. We know you want the very best for your children, and that is what we aim to p…Read More

  6. How Babies Learn

    We are constantly learning. Everyday we learn something new, even if it is as simple as someone’s name. While we learn many of our personality traits and developmental skills during the first few years of our life, we continue to learn year by year. But some of the most important learning moments in our lives happen within the first few years, as our brains grow and develop. According to First T…Read More

  7. Fun and Easy Thanksgiving Crafts

    Thanksgiving is another one of those fun holidays that is perfect for kids and crafts. There are so many cute and simple crafts that your kiddos can make and display proudly throughout the house during the weeks leading up to Thanksgiving. Turkeys made out of construction paper, the Mayflower made out of a coffee cup sleeve, and DIY Thanksgiving garland are among the many different Thanksgiving cr…Read More

  8. Ways To Stimulate Your Child’s Creativity

    Creativity is defined as “the use of imagination or original ideas, especially in the production of an artistic work.” Being creative doesn’t necessarily mean that you can write a poem or paint the perfect water color picture. There are many different aspect of being creative and using your imagination is the best way to be creative. Creativity in children is what helps them learn, allows th…Read More

  9. Helping Your Child Develop Social Skills

    When a child is starting school, they will need to learn their ABCs. They will learn how to read, how to count, what the different shapes are, the names of the colors, and so much more. But one thing that is important for them to learn that you may not consider is social skills. Developing social skills may be challenging for children, but if you begin to teach them early on, they will be able to …Read More

  10. Benefits At Learning To Read At An Early Age

    Reading is one thing you will use throughout your entire life. You read every day—signs, text messages, emails, books, newspapers, recipes, and so much more. While some people may not enjoy reading books, reading is still an important skill to have, and learning to read at a young age can be very beneficial. Teaching your children to read at an early age can help them advance throughout many dif…Read More