1. The Benefits of Crafts For Kids

    Parents love crafts for many reasons. This activity can keep your kiddos busy and entertained for hours and you get something special to hang on the fridge. But there are many more benefits that crafting can provide your child. At Growing Kids Learning Centers, we love crafts and know the benefits that they can offer. We include a variety of crafts in our programs and curriculums because we know t…Read More

  2. Why Creativity Is Important For Children

    Creativity is a skill that many adults don’t feel they have. It is hard for them to imagine things outside of the box. Being a creative person doesn’t have to be a challenge and it isn’t something that you can’t learn. Helping your children develop a creative side is very beneficial and can help them be more creative in adulthood. Creative play is an important part of your child’s growth…Read More

  3. Encouraging Curiosity in Your Children

    Have you ever wondered what causes flowers to be so bright and colorful? Have you ever imagined a world other than the one you are used to? Have you ever learned something new from researching something you were curious about? Curiosity is something that drives us to learn new things and to create. Curiosity is what led to some of the most essential items we use today. That curiosity for life and …Read More

  4. Myths About Self-Care for Parents

    Self-care seems to be overlooked or forgotten about for parents, and frankly, this is oftentimes intentional. There are a lot of myths that revolve around self-care, which is why Growing Kids Learning Centers is here to clear the air. Find the truth about self-care myths for parents in today’s blog, and schedule a visit with any one of our preschool and child care centers in Goshen, Warsaw, Plym…Read More

  5. Self-Care Tips for Parents

    The average mom gets 17 minutes of free time to herself every day. She also works as a mom for 98 hours a week. When we think of burnout, we often picture stressed out workers at their hectic office jobs. We rarely think about parents. And with the stats on how busy and involved parents are, it’s no wonder that so many parents are feeling worn down. Self-care is hard to practice when your whole …Read More

  6. What Should You Look For In A Daycare?

    Choosing a daycare program or preschool for your child is a huge decision. Many parents and families stress over this because they understandably want their children to have the best possible start in life. At Growing Kids Learning Center, we acknowledge how difficult this decision is. Our preschool and child care teachers have compiled a list of things for you to consider when looking into progra…Read More

  7. Skip The Toys With A Few More Gift Ideas

    Welcome back to our blog series on gift ideas that aren’t toys! When you have kids who have more fun with the box than the actual toy, it’s a good time to recognize that buying the latest and greatest novelty might not be in their best interest. With these gift ideas from our preschool and child care center, you can help your child build new hobbies, new understandings, and find new sources of…Read More

  8. Holiday Gift Ideas That Aren’t More Toys

    They’ve made the list, you’re checking it twice, you already know when they’ve been naughty (and when they’ve been nice). So much of the holidays revolves around shopping and presents, and for kids, so much of the season revolves around toys. Even if your children are too young to make their own list for Santa, you already know they’re going to get one metric ton of toys. Grandparents an…Read More