When children are young, the majority of their learning involves the basics. Parents and teachers focus on teaching kiddos colors, numbers, shapes, letters, how to
A common misconception is that working from home is an incredible opportunity. Though this may be the case for many individuals, it can be a
Thanksgiving is a holiday that focuses on family and giving thanks for the things we have in our lives. There are many different ways to celebrate and this holiday is filled with unique family traditions. With the strange and stressful year many parents have had, it is more important now than ever to give thanks for the things we do have, and we can teach our children to do that same. While our kiddos were hopefully
When children are young, the majority of their learning involves the basics. Parents and teachers focus on teaching kiddos colors, numbers, shapes, letters, how to read and write, and work on their developmental skills. While these are all important things for your kiddo to learn, there are other lessons that you should focus on teaching your child, especially starting at a young age. There are many life lessons that can help your child become a happier,
While summer is a great time to have your children play outside for hours a day, there are some moments when you find them stuck inside with nothing to do. Whether the weather is forcing your children inside or they are tired after running around all morning, there are some great indoor activities that your children can enjoy! Crafts are one of them. Crafting is a great activity for you and your children to do together.
One issue that many parents face with their kiddos is how to get them to eat and create healthy eating habits. Kids are picky and they don’t always eat what you serve them. Or they are not hungry when it is dinner time and so they simply won’t eat. At Yellow Brick Road Early Childhood Development Center, we understand that these simple daily tasks can be difficult to tackle with children. We wanted to give you
Gardening is a fun and beneficial activity for you and your children that can keep you busy all spring and summer long! Gardening gets your kiddos outside and helps to build an interest in nature. There are many benefits that your children can experience through gardening and in a previous blog, we talked all about these benefits! Some of the benefits of starting a garden with your kiddos include a boost in fine motor skills, it
New Year’s resolutions are something most adults are familiar with. From weight loss to saving money, we all have things we want to improve upon or accomplish within the coming year. But what about your kiddos? Do they have goals they want to set? Do they want to become better at something? Setting goals is important in a child’s development because it teaches them responsibility. When your child makes a goal, they will learn how to
Learning how to live a happy and healthy life is something that all children deserve, and the sooner that they get this knowledge, the better. Here at Yellow Brick Road Early Childhood Development Center, we couldn’t agree more. This is exactly why we want to provide children with the education that they need to maintain a healthy lifestyle. In today’s blog, our team is going to touch on a few of the activities that you can
As a parent that are dozens of decisions that you need to make with your child’s best interest in mind. One of them is when they are old enough to attend kindergarten, which can be much more overwhelming and difficult than you might think. If you’re currently in this position and you’re having a tough time determining if your child is ready, keep reading. In today’s blog, the team at Yellow Brick Road Early Childhood Development
A common misconception is that working from home is an incredible opportunity. Though this may be the case for many individuals, it can be a completely different circumstance for parents that are working from home. To say it kindly, children can be a handful, leaving very little time for work. So, if you’ve been juggling work, your child, and the endless chores around the house, take a minute and slow down. Grab a cup of coffee,
School is where children spend a majority of their time, but that first trip to preschool and the days that follow can be extremely daunting for your little one. With that being said, if you have a kiddo that is getting ready to attend their first day of preschool, today’s blog is for you. We are going to go over a few of the different ways that you can start preparing your little one for preschool.