1. Tips For Daycare Drop-Off

    Whether it is your first time bringing your little one to daycare, or it is just another Monday morning, drop-off can be rough for both kids and parents. Read our tips to make your transition a little easier! Relax: Your child can pick up on your emotions, and if you are stressed, sad, or frustrated they can sense it. Relax, and share your peaceful mood with your child. Establish a routine: Try to…Read More

  2. Your Child’s First Day of Preschool

    Your child’s first day of preschool is a momentous occasion that only happens once. Celebrate this special day, and make it a great one to remember. Kids are naturally nervous when starting at preschool for the first time, but if parents keep the mood fun they will go into the day with confidence and eagerness. Special Breakfast Cooking your child’s favorite breakfast can be a great way to sta…Read More

  3. Breakfast Ideas For Preschoolers!

    Your child’s preschool day starts before they even get there, and getting enough sleep and having a good breakfast can set them up for a successful day. This is sometimes easier said than done, and some picky preschoolers seem to not want to eat anything (or anything healthy!) in the morning. We will explore some ideas for presenting your preschooler with nutritious and appealing breakfasts that…Read More

  4. How Going to Daycare Can Benefit Your Child

    Some parents have concerns about sending their child to a daycare. Once they've been to our facility in Chesterton, though, those fears quickly go away! That's because they see that the children in our daycare are happy, learning, active, and engaged with each other and their teachers. It's a great place to grow and learn while parents are off doing grown up things. What you might not realize, tho…Read More

  5. Inspiring Creativity for Your Child

    Going to preschool and kindergarten is an educationally empowering and transformative time in the development of your child. They are entering the world of schooling, something that will foster the ability to learn and grow as a student. As important as it is to develop the fundamentals of math, writing and reading, fostering the inspiration for creativity and creative development is an integral p…Read More

  6. Books for Your Preschooler

    Preschool is an exciting and important time for your child to get the fundamental skills that will serve as a foundation for them as they advance into kindergarten and elementary school. Learning occurs in the classroom, but can also be enhanced while at home. In this blog, we’re going to explore some books your child can read outside of the classroom to help enhance their fundamentals of readin…Read More

  7. Why Preschool is Important for Your Child

    Starting your child off in school can be difficult for both you as the parent and for your child. Though the new educational environment may be an unnerving experience, the fundamental skills taught in preschool will stay with your child throughout their educational life and will be essential to their development as a student. Growing Kids Learning Center provides quality preschool education for N…Read More

  8. Healthy Brain Foods for Your Preschooler

    Proper nutrition is an essential part of helping your child grow up with good health. Brain foods, known to help boost brain function and provide for healthy brain development, can be a very important addition to helping your child maintain proper health as they get older. Let’s explore some of the brain foods you can provide your child. Avocados- Though avocados may have been an acquired taste …Read More

  9. What Your Preschooler Should Be Learning

    Education is a very competitive thing that children and adults alike are a part of. With the advances and enhancements that are made in education on a daily basis, it’s no wonder that parents are nervous about whether or not their children are advancing at the right speed. One of the steps that parents and teachers will continue to debate on is whether or not preschool is beneficial. As one of t…Read More

  10. Traits That Can Help Determine If Your Child’s Ready For Preschool

    In our last blog post we covered the age range of current preschoolers and how it has developed over time. In our post this week, we want to dive deeper into the traits that your child may possess that can also be a determining factor as to whether or not your child is ready to head to preschool. While these traits are not necessarily the case for all preschoolers, they are ones that we see in stu…Read More