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September 30, 2019     Category: Fall Crafts

Fall brings pumpkins, colorful leaves, candy corn, and tons of Halloween activities from trick-or-treating to fall festivals. As the weather cools down, chances are your kids are spending more time inside. Easy fall crafts for kids are the perfect solution to boredom and rainy days during the season. Get the kids in the fall mood with beautiful fall crafts that will not only help you deck out your home for Halloween and Thanksgiving, but will give the entire family a lifetime of memories. Here are easy fall crafts ...

September 18, 2019

We naturally think a younger child would not likely suffer from the “blues”, but it seems to be part today’s society.To identify the “blues” in a child, observe what is normal. It is normal for little children to be afraid of strangers and become afraid of the dark or storms as they get older. These fears are progressive as the child develops. As they get older, some kids are afraid of storms or the dark. Some are afraid of monsters under the bed. Or they begin to understand about death. It is a progressive thing, as they de...

August 31, 2019     Category: Germs

Most parents probably spend plenty of time teaching their young child to share. They learn that if we give a little to others, we can get some of what we want as well. Children who share also learn how to take turns, how to negotiate, and how to cope with disappointment. These are all important life skills.Those are good reasons to teach your child to share. So, can you really blame your preschooler if, as he starts to give his sister a sip from his juice box, he’s confused when you stop him? How can you possibly explain the diffe...

August 16, 2019     Category: Getting Ready for Back-to-School

School is starting up in soon, and as much as parents look forward to it, many dread certain aspects of getting the kiddies ready to go back to school. The good news is that a little bit of preparation and forethought--a very little bit, so you can enjoy these last weeks of summer!--can make those first weeks of school easier for your kids – and yourself.   Here are a few tips to make the back to school transition easier for everyone!Here’s how:Get your child familiar with the school. If your child was at the same sc...

July 31, 2019     Category: Summertime BoredomBoredomOutdoor adventuresCommunityCreative Play

Usually, the novelty of summer vacation and no school wears thin with the kids as August approaches.  They end up bored because thinking of something to do is just too much work, so, they don’t. Even parents get overwhelmed with this sort of thing as the weeks pass and the days grow a bit shorter. With free time on our hands almost every day during the summer, kids and parent are often overwhelmed with how to plan to keep everything exciting until school starts again.Here are a few additional ideas for kids and the entire family to...

July 12, 2019     Category: easy summer snacks

Summer is here which means hungry kids home all day! So, turn “I’m hungry” all day long, this list of healthy snack ideas are sure to keep even your hungriest kiddies happy all summer long.Here  are our favorite (and easiest) snack ideas . . . Enjoy!Fresh Fruit and Cheese KabobsThese kabobs are the perfect combination of fresh fruit and some protein from the cheese cubes. And, kids love eating anything on a stick. So many choices of fruit and cheese - they will have a ball making them!    Watermelon on a StickSlice a w...

July 01, 2019     Category: summer safety

It’s summer and that means the kids will be playing outdoors. That means it's important to keep kids safe while they're having fun. Keep a safety checklist on your fridge or family bulletin board as a reminder of ways to keep your kids safe and prevent injuries or accidents from interfering on your family's summer fun.Here are some great tips to keep in mind for kids' safety.1. Practice Summer Sun SafetySunscreen plays an important role when it comes to protecting your kids from the sun. But sunscreen is just one of the ways to guard ag...

June 16, 2019     Category: Summertime Reading

Parents should remember that children need free time in the summer to relax and enjoy the pleasures of childhood. So, summer reading should be fun.Here are a few ideas to make reading enjoyable for your PreK children:Read aloud with your child daily. Make it fun by reading outdoors on the front steps, patio, at the beach or park. Also, let your children read to you. For younger children, point out the relationship between words and sounds.Be a good example! Parents must be willing to model behavior for their children. Keep lots o...

June 01, 2019     Category: Kindergarten

Your preschooler is growing up – where did those early years go? Now your child is ready to start kindergarten, it is such an exciting and important time! Parents want their children to have a wonderful first experience at school. There are so many new adventures and there is so much to learn — how to ride the school bus — meeting and making new friends — how to behave in a class of 25 students — enjoying  music and art — how to find the right seat in your class — how to walk in line in the hall —and on and on! W...

May 16, 2019     Category: Dedicated Teachers

T's Learning Center teachers make all the difference.Teaching one child, let alone a whole classroom of young students is not an easy task. Being an early childhood education teacher requires a personal interest and passion for helping young children and closely observing while they grow, learn and achieve. This is one of the most gratifying benefits of being a preschool teacher at T’s Learning Center. On most days, our teachers spend more time engaging them and teaching our children and influencing their behavior more than anyone – e...