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September 11, 2016     Category: LearningPreparationT's CaresPreschool

Getting ready for preschool can be very exciting for your child and you!So we offer a few helpful suggestions to prepare you and your child for the ‘big day’. Now getting down to the details, let the countdown begin!A Few Weeks Prior to Preschool Starting: Establish a “school bedtime” for your child.Many kids have stepped out of their normal bedtime routine during the summer months. Getting them in the routine of an earlier bedtime at least two weeks prior is a wise plan. Go shopping for school supplies together. Make it a mem...

September 11, 2016     Category: LessonsGardeningMemoriesActivities

Here is the nitty, gritty about getting dirty in the garden!As children are natural gardeners, working in a garden provides the satisfaction that comes from tending to a project that does not produce results immediately.In the days of our youth, we ate wild strawberries that grew along our backyard fence and raced to the honeysuckle bushes in the early hours of the day to get our sweet fill!  We had a small garden in our yard and we each had our ‘garden’ duty. We loved to gather the ‘vegetables of our labor’ and prepare them for ou...

September 11, 2016     Category: First DayParentsPreschool

Getting ready for your child's first day of preschool!Parents of toddlers heading for the first day of preschool and lots of concerns, especially separation anxiety. Making the first day of school a good day often sets the tone for the whole experience. Understanding that you are not alone is key and sticking to a routine is a must.Preparation for PreschoolWith the days getting shorter, classrooms everywhere are being tidied up and the theme décor being decided upon; lesson plans are being created and teachers meetings scheduled.  Pa...

June 10, 2016     Category: KindergartenTeachersJob FairPreschool

Career opportunities at T's Learning Centers Job FairAre you currently looking for a role in the early childhood profession or are you simply interested in learning more about the opportunities in caring for children in our local area? T’s Learning Job Fair is this Saturday, June 25th, is a great opportunity to network with positive and encouraging professionals in the field of early childhood care and education. We have 5 locations and plenty of opportunity. Come join us! If you’re looking for: Competitive Pay ? Flexible Schedul...

June 10, 2016     Category: BooksReading

Reading for fun on those lazy summer days!Kids have worked hard throughout the school year and both kids and parents look forward to a good break from the rigorous routine. Their sights are set for a more relaxed routine and the ‘lazy days of summer’. Ah, but try not to get too relaxed or too lazy - forgetting to keep reading in the mix. Here are just a few, easy-to-adopt ideas from to stay on track and encourage summer reading: Offer a Variety of Types of Reading Material Be varied in reading materials. It’s not just about books; maga...

June 10, 2016     Category: ActivitiesFun

Jacksonville, Florida - the ideal place for frugal fun!Frugal family fun is easy to find in so many parts of our city. Whether it is an all-day adventure or for just an hour, there are many educational activities as well as nature excursions, sports events, and other exciting entertainment. So get ready to have fun without breaking the bank!1.  Jacksonville Beach Fishing Pier Like to fish? Well, drop a line at the nearly quarter mile long Jacksonville shoreline at the Jacksonville Beach Fishing Pier! The shoreline is vast ...

June 10, 2016     Category: Rainy Day FunIdeasFun

Does this sound familiar? “Oh mama it is hot outside!” “Rain, rain go away …” What to do? What to do? Hmm … what to do when being outside isn’t an option on a summer day. Why not … Have a Picnic in the Family Room!  Spread out the beach blanket and serve up lunch! Try using a laundry basket as a picnic basket and go crazy from there! Butter and jelly sandwiches anyone? Fruit kabobs dipped in chocolate! Break out the bubbly – it’s fizzy watermelon water for all! Get even more creative and pitch a tent...