1. Benefits of Baking and Cooking With Your Kids

    There are so many things that can help your child learn. From simply observing you to enjoying daily tasks, your child can learn new skills, develop skills they already have, and continue to grow. One activity that can help them learn and develop new skills is baking and cooking. While these are tasks you may often not let them help with (we know that sometimes you just want to make dinner quickly…Read More

  2. Egg Carton Crafts To Do With Your Kids

    Every parent knows that egg cartons can be used for crafting, but you may not have known just how many crafts your kiddos can create with a simple egg carton. If you are looking for more and unique ways to use your leftover egg cartons, we will give you some fun ideas! At Yellow Brick Road Early Childhood Development Center, we know how beneficial and fun crafts can be for kids! Plus, crafts can k…Read More

  3. What Makes Us a Preschool

    When your child reaches their toddler years, many parents choose to sign them up for preschool or child care. This way, they can begin to develop social skills, start to learn, and parents can go to work without worrying about their children. But one big issue that some parents run into is whether they should enroll their child in preschool or daycare. Is there even a difference? Yellow Brick Road…Read More

  4. Teaching Kids to Play Independently

    Teaching your children to play independently is a great skill to teach them, both now while you try to work at home and in general. When your children are able to play independently, they will be able to keep themselves entertained without you needing to facilitate their play or help them find something to do. At Yellow Brick Road Early Childhood Development Center, we know that independent play i…Read More

  5. 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

  6. Summer Crafts To Do With Kids

    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 c…Read More

  7. How to Help Your Toddler Learn and Develop

    From your child’s first birthday to the time they turn four years old, there is a lot they will learn. They will be developing new skills, continue to improve upon the ones they already have, and taking in the world around them. Young children learn by observing the world around them and testing their skills. But parents can also help with their toddler's development. At Yellow Brick Road Early …Read More

  8. 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

  9. Tips and Tricks For Staying Home With Kids

    Staying at home with your kids can be a challenge, especially when you have to get your own work done. We wanted to make it easier for you by providing you with tips and tricks to make staying at home with your kids simpler for both of you. At Yellow Brick Road Early Childhood Development Center, we wanted to help make this strange time simpler for our parents and children. If you are choosing to …Read More

  10. Supporting Your Child’s Emotions During COVID-19

    Being a parent through the COVID-19 pandemic can be a challenge. It can be hard to know how to keep your kids busy, how to teach them at home, how to talk to them about what is going on, and so many other things. One thing that you may be struggling with is how to deal with your child’s emotions about COVID-19 and everything that is going on. At Yellow Brick Road Early Childhood Development Cent…Read More