1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Benefits Of 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

  8. Teaching Children Manners – Part 2

    Children can be difficult. As they grow and start realizing that they are their own person, they start acting however they want. Raising polite and well behaved children is the ultimate goal of most parents, but it is easier said than done. If you start at a young age, you can implement these manners and rules into your child’s life and make them become habits for your children. Habits are easy …Read More

  9. Keep Your Child Curious

    Kids are curious. They want to know about the things around them, why things happen, and how things work. All the things adults have already learned and never question or think about anymore, kids are just beginning to explore. They dig up bugs, try to get a closer look at birds, and experiment with things they find throughout the house. Curious kiddos need to feed that curiosity. School is obviou…Read More

  10. The Many Benefits of Preschool

    Have you considered preschool for your child, but you are having trouble making the decision? Maybe you are afraid they are too young, too dependant, or not ready? Preschool can be a wonderful experience for children, and at Yellow Brick Road we strive to nurture every child to develop their strengths and reach new heights. Preschool is a time of learning new skills, making new friends, and formin…Read More