1. Teaching Your Child to Have a Positive Mindset

    Positive is one of the most beautiful things a person can be. Positivity gives you a better outlook on life, allows you to see the light in dark times, and can be contagious. Teaching your child to have a positive mindset can help them become a more positive adult. This can help them in a variety of situations and allow them to feel happier overall in life. At Yellow Brick Road Early Childhood Dev…Read More

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Lessons You Can Start Teaching at Home

    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 …Read More

  6. Avoiding the Back to School Plague

    Now that school is back in session, there are certain things that you need to be prepared for. One of the many things that goes hand in hand with kids back in school is sickness. Unfortunately, the back to school plague is something that all too many are familiar with. If you want to do your best to prevent this from being the case in your household, keep reading. In today’s blog, the team at Ye…Read More

  7. Tips for Toddlers Who Don’t Want to Leave Daycare

    Our last couple of blog posts have talked about ways to make the drop-off to daycare just a little bit easier, but those aren’t the only times where children can throw a tantrum. On the other end of the spectrum there are children that throw tantrums when they have to leave preschool, which can be equally as frustrating. That is why today we are going to touch on children who have a tough time l…Read More

  8. Creating a Morning Drop-Off Routine

    In our last blog post, we touched on a few of the things that you can do to work through separation anxiety with your child. One of the points that we covered was a morning routine. We only touched on it briefly because the reality is that a morning routine looks different for everyone. At the end of the day, your morning routine should not only be efficient in getting your little one to school an…Read More

  9. 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

  10. 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