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.
While there are many challenges that we face with the current pandemic, one of those challenges you may not have anticipated is how to talk to your children about COVID-19. Your children will be confused as to why they are staying home so often now, why you aren’t going to work, why they can’t see their grandparents, and so many other changes that don’t make sense. Learning how to talk to your children about what is
Your usual weekend activities or going to the park, planning a playdate, or heading to the movie theater with your children suddenly isn’t possible due to COVID-19. This leaves many parents trying to figure out how to keep their children busy and entertained, without allowing them to sit in front of the TV for hours. While Yellow Brick Road Early Childhood Development Center is still open, you may still need some ideas for how to keep
These are only a few of the many fun and simple science experiments that you can do with your young children during days spent inside and weekends spent at home. Try these out the next time your children are bored and want something fun to do! Chances are you will have fun doing these experiments just as much as they will. Our team at Yellow Brick Road Early Childhood Development Center knows that it can be
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
When you choose a childcare center for your little one, we know you want the best. You want a childcare center that helps your child learn and grow. You want them to be cared for, to get the attention they need, and to develop new skills. You don’t just want any childcare center, you want Yellow Brick Road Early Childhood Development Center. At Yellow Brick Road, your child will be able to grow and develop while
Doing crafts with your kids is a fun way to spend quality time with them and do something besides sit in front of a screen. Not only is crafting a fun activity, but it is also beneficial to children. Doing crafts can help them develop their fine motor skills, allow them to follow directions, stimulate their creativity, and provide many other benefits. If you are looking for fun craft ideas we have a few for you!
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
Winter is a fun time for kids. They get to spend time playing in the snow, getting excited for the holidays, and cozying up by the fire. While your children enjoy spending time outside during the snowy months, sometimes the Minnesota weather is much too cold, making it necessary for your kiddos to stay inside. Instead of watching your children sit around complaining about how bored they are or allowing them to watch endless hours of
Learning is something that your children do long before they start attending school. Here at Yellow Brick Road Early Childhood Development Center, we know that there are countless lessons that parents work on with their children before they attend our daycare facility. Whether you’re looking for something to start working on with them or you’re curious as to which lessons can be taught before school, today’s blog is for you. Our team is going to go