1. 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

  2. Preparing Your Toddler For Preschool: Part 2

    Welcome back to our blog series with tips and tricks for how to prepare your child for preschool! If you read part one, you already know how playing school, attending playgroup, and practicing separation can make the transition into preschool easier for your toddler. Of course, there are many other things you can do to get your toddler excited for attending an early childhood education center like…Read More

  3. Preparing Your Toddler For Preschool: Part 1

    Preschool is an exciting milestone in your child’s life, as it is their first real opportunity to learn, play, and grow alongside others their age in a new environment without being supervised by their parents. It is a space for them to develop motor skills, practice cooperation with others, and learn the basics of numbers, letters, shapes, and colors. Preschool is an integral part of a child’…Read More

  4. STEM Activities You Can Do at Home with Your Child

    The winter can be a great time to focus on innovative indoor activities that will engage your young child. Preschool aged children, and even some toddlers, may be excited to learn about science, technology, engineering, and math from these simple crafts that can be done at home with just a few simple objects, and these activities are a great complement to the STEM knowledge your children are acqui…Read More

  5. Three Ways Your Child Can Begin to Learn Math Skills

    Basic math skills may seem too abstract for toddlers or preschoolers to grasp, but you can actually help your little one to learn quite a bit about numbers, counting, geometry, and basic measurement by bringing these concepts down to earth. Making math accessible can be easy, as we use the simple components of mathematics in our everyday lives. Young children often learn by touching what is near …Read More

  6. The Best of 2017: Five New Children’s Books We Recommend

    Childcare providers love the opportunity to present their students with new books each year.  This year there are several new favorites on our lists! Stories about friendship, love, surprise, suspense, and introspection are in store for you this year. Read on for our five favorites of 2017 so far. Antoinette. Set in France, this sweetly illustrated story about a puppy and her siblings will appeal…Read More