1. Fun Ways to Spend Time Outside With Your Kids

    It can be easy to spend hours in front of the TV and allow your children to do the same. While you may love the moments when your children are distracted by a screen and you finally have a chance to check items off your todo list or take a moment alone, this should not be a regular occurrence. Getting outside and exploring nature is extremely beneficial for your children. In our last blog, we talk…Read More

  2. How Spending Time in Nature Can Benefit Kids

    When you think about your childhood, how many of your memories involve spending time outside in nature? Do your children spend the same amount of time in the great outdoors as you did? With technology being such a big part of our lives, many children are spending less and less time outside and more time in front of screens. While it’s fine to have lazy days from time to time and allow your child…Read More

  3. 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

  4. Life Lessons You Should Teach Your Child Starting at a Young Age

    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 ma…Read More

  5. Educational Crafts For Kids

    Crafts are a fun project to do with kids that help keep them entertained and allows you guys to bond. The best part about crafts is that there are so many fun and unique ones to try, meaning you never have to do the same craft with your child more than once! The second best thing about crafts is that they can also be educational! At Yellow Brick Road Early Childhood Development Center, we know how…Read More

  6. 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

  7. Managing Tough Behaviors in Toddlers

    As a parent of toddlers, you know that it can be difficult to figure out how to manage their behavior sometimes, especially when your toddler is showing aggression. Toddler aggression is very common and can be displayed through hitting, biting, headbutting, pushing, and many other acts like this. At Yellow Brick Road Early Childhood Development Center, we know that toddler aggression can be hard t…Read More

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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