1. Activities that Encourage a Healthy Lifestyle

    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 f…Read More

  2. Is Your Child Ready for Kindergarten?

    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 Yello…Read More

  3. Tips for Teaching Your Child How to Share

    Sharing is easily one of the most difficult lessons that children are faced with during their younger years. Here at Yellow Brick Road Early Childhood Development Center, we see quite a bit of them struggle with the concept of sharing. In our last blog post, we touched on a few of the lessons that you can start to work on at home, and sharing was one of them. Today, our team is going to go over a …Read More

  4. Helping Your Child with Separation Anxiety

    The first few days of school can be difficult, especially for a child that has spent a majority of their lives up to this point with their parents at home. While this isn’t always a desirable situation to find yourself in, it’s extremely common. That is why, in today’s blog, the team at Yellow Brick Road Early Childhood Development Center will be touching about ways that you can work through…Read More

  5. Tips for the Parent Working From Home with Children

    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 an…Read More

  6. How to Prepare Your Child for Preschool

    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 presch…Read More

  7. 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

  8. 6 Fun Reading Activities

    If your child loves reading, that’s amazing! By reading with them, you are helping them continue to grow in their essential early literacy skills. All the ideas that our preschool and child care center is about to talk about will be just another fun way to connect with your child over reading. If that first sentence has you scratching your head or wondering if there’s something wrong with your…Read More

  9. Spring Activities in the Twin Cities

    Finding fun and enriching activities for your young one is always a blast for the whole family. It’s even better when those events cost little to nothing! At Yellow Brick Road in Maple Grove, Eden Prairie, Plymouth, and Minnetonka, our child care centers are all about creating amazing experiences for children. We do all that we can to support families, which is why we’ve compiled a list of fun…Read More

  10. Beat Cabin Fever With Musical Crafts

    We’ll say it — this winter has been nasty. It feels like there’s hardly anything left to do except wait for spring to finally arrive. While you’re dreaming of sunnier days and warm afternoons by the lake, our preschool and child care center has a number of crafts and activities for your young ones to enjoy at home. After all, we don’t want to wish away the time that we’re currently in …Read More