1. The Best Podcasts for Young Children

    Podcasts are changing the way we all consume news and information, listen to stories, and engage with the world. Arguably, they offer some of the most innovative content today, and there are plenty of podcasts that cater to young children. At Child's World Academy, our daycare teachers love engaging children in these sorts of educational activities, and we have lots of go-to podcasts for kids. Her…Read More

  2. Amblyopia: A Common, but Treatable, Childhood Vision Problem

    The most common vision problem affecting young children is amblyopia, which affects 3% of children under the age of eight. It occurs when the brain sends signals to one eye, and allows neural pathways to develop in connection to that eye, but not to the other eye. The condition is very treatable, but effective treatment relies on early detection, and children are not always able to communicate to …Read More

  3. 5 Preschool Learning Activities To Try At Home

    If you’re the parent of a preschooler, odds are you’re looking for fun activities to engage your child in at home. Parents play a critical role in preschool learning, and there are many things you can do to reinforce the things your little one is learning at their daycare, child care center, or preschool. From our teachers and daycare staff at Child’s World Academy in Monroe, here are five p…Read More

  4. Why Daycare is the Right Choice for many Families: Considering Your Options

    Expectant parents who both plan on working once their child is born must consider childcare options for their infant, and this decision can be difficult for many parents. Lots of families hire nannies and babysitters, while others opt for center-based care at their local daycare or childcare center. The latter can be advantageous for a variety of reasons when it comes to choosing the best childcar…Read More

  5. Benefits Of Summer Camp For Kids

    Summer is right around the corner, which means it’s time to start thinking about all the fun summer activities your family has planned. Whether it be a camping trip, a county fair, a Fourth Of July parade, swimming lessons, or summer camp, your kids will need lots of things to keep them occupied once school lets out. At Child’s World Academy in Monroe, we offer year-round childcare services, a…Read More

  6. Building a Library for Your Young Child

    When your baby is born, a great task begins: the process of building a beautiful, funny, and engaging library of children’s books for your little one. Our recommendations will get you off to a great start. Books For Toddlers 18 Months & Younger When babies are in the newborn stage, their vision is a bit blurry. Picture books with a lot of nuance and subtle colors will not catch their attenti…Read More

  7. How to Teach Your Young Child About Strangers and Safety

    “Stranger danger” is a term many of us first heard in our own childhoods, and it’s a concept parents still need to teach to their children today. However, the conversation should not be black and white. Discuss the various aspects of how children can keep themselves safe, starting as early as the age of two, during their daycare and preschool years. First, teach your child about basic body s…Read More

  8. Benefits to Cooking With Kids

    Cooking is a skill that we all need to know. It’s something that we use every day! While it may be the last thing that you want to think about, cooking a meal for your family could quickly become a lesson that your child learns from. Sure, learning to cook in itself is extremely beneficial for children to learn, but cooking happens to be loaded with endless educational lessons as well. If you’…Read More

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    Transitional Objects and Your Young Child: Benefits and Misconceptions

    Many children between the ages of six months and five years use transitional objects such as blankets, loveys, or stuffed animals to soothe them, especially during times of change and challenge. These items become both beloved by children and useful when moving from one developmental stage to the next, or for overcoming common childhood challenges. Why do Children Choose Transitional Objects? Most…Read More