1. 7 Fall Activities for Preschoolers

    Before we know it, fall will officially be in full swing! With winter on the near horizon we’ve put together a list of activities to celebrate the short but sweet season of autumn.  Nature Scavenger Hunt - An outdoor scavenger hunt is a great way to soak in some autumn sunshine before the gloomy grey winter days take over.  Take a paper bag and write down a few things you want to look for and…Read More

  2. Projects to Show Your Love on Grandparent’s Day

    The bond between grandparents and their grandchildren is incredibly special. In fact, the dynamic that’s created is so unique it probably doesn’t mirror any other relationship your child has. Here are some handmade gifts to say thank you to the grandmas and grandpas for all that they do!  Photo Coasters Make sure you select photos that highlight fun memories for this sweet and practical gift.…Read More

  3. How to Handle Your Baby’s Separation Anxiety

    Separation anxiety isn’t easy on anyone. Parents feel awful leaving a crying child. Babies understand mom and dad still exist when they are out of sight but are too young to have a real grasp on the concepts of time and language, making it difficult to prepare them for time apart. Here are some ways to make the separation anxiety phase less painful for everyone involved.   Be Calm Babies and y…Read More

  4. Commonly Overlooked Baby Proofing Measures

    By nature, parents want to protect their children. As babies leave the newborn stage and begin to explore their world, the possibility of disaster grows. Baby proofing the parts of a home where babies spend the majority of their time can cut down on preventable accidents. While cabinet locks and baby gates are obvious additions, here are some commonly overlooked and potentially dangerous areas.  …Read More

  5. Your First Preschool Drop-Off: What to Expect

    If you have a little one that is about to head to preschool, you are likely experiencing a whirlwind of emotions: a little bit of excitement at the idea of some more time to yourself, a little bit of pride that your kiddo is about to start school, a little bit of fear recognizing that they’ll be without you for hours at a time, as well as a handful of other emotions. In the case that this is 100…Read More

  6. Four Tips For Teaching Your Kids To Love The Outdoors

    Ah, the Great Outdoors. Sometimes the perfect place for a relaxing day out with the kids, sometimes a recipe for an afternoon of complaining — and it can be impossible to tell which it will be beforehand. Introducing your kids to nature can be a great way to bond and foster the formation of healthy habits at a young age, but it can be a hard sell, depending on the child. However, with persistenc…Read More

  7. Teaching Your Child To Ride A Bike: Balance Bikes Vs. Training Wheels

    Your child’s first bike is something they will always remember. Most children begin learning how to ride when they are toddlers or in preschool, and they build on those skills as they get older. But pedal bikes with training wheels have a competitor: balance bikes, which many families prefer as they coax their little ones to learn to ride. Which choice is best for your child? Our early childhood…Read More

  8. Dining With Kids: How To Survive A Restaurant With Young Children

    Many families shy away from taking young children to restaurants to eat, but exposing young kids to dining out can be a great way to teach them etiquette, social skills, and patience. As they get older, your child will know better how to behave in a restaurant, and taking them out will be much easier after they’ve had some practice. At Child's World Academy, our daycare teachers help children de…Read More

  9. 10 Household Chores That Young Children Can Do By Themselves

    Chores help kids to build confidence and a sense of responsibility during the stages of early childhood development. If you have a younger child, it can be difficult to think of chores that they can actually accomplish without your constant intervention. At Child's World Academy, our daycare teachers believe it is important to give young children chores that are easy to handle yet give them a sens…Read More

  10. Choosing Extracurricular Activities for Your Child

    As children emerge from the infant years and become toddlers and preschoolers, finding extracurricular activities for them becomes an opportunity to find out more about what interests them and what skills they may want to build. Our tips will help you to select activities that will engage your children, but you may also want to speak to your daycare provider and ask for their recommendation for ac…Read More