1. Unique Ways To Celebrate Halloween With Your Children This Year

    Halloween is a fun holiday for many people, especially children since they get to collect a ton of candy and dress up as something else. However, this year’s pandemic will likely put a stop to trick-or-treating, which may lead to a few tantrums. Don’t worry! Growing Kids Learning Centers has your back. We know how much kids love holidays, especially when they get a bag full of candy at the end…Read More

  2. Fun Activities to End Summer With

    Even though many schools have already started back up, whether in person or virtually, there are still, hopefully, a few more weeks left of warm, summer weather. If you haven’t already, spend some time this weekend doing some fun activities with your kiddos to end summer the right way. At Growing Kids Learning Centers, we know how hectic life can get and how special family time is. We encourage …Read More

  3. Teaching Children About Emotions

    Emotions can be difficult to deal with and identify for children and adults. Some adults struggle with expressing their emotions in the best way and being okay with the emotions they may be feeling, which is why it is important to teach children how to identify and handle their emotions while they are young. When you put a focus on emotions and don’t make them something that are frowned upon to …Read More

  4. Benefits Of Reading to Your Kids

    Life can get busy, quickly. From having to juggle work, chores, your kid’s activities, and everything else that you have going on in your life, it can be difficult to find any free time. And the free time you do have often goes to enjoying some quiet time alone. While we understand that you need to enjoy every second of free time you have, you could also put a few minutes of that time to great u…Read More

  5. 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

  6. Benefits of Day Camp

    Summer is one of the best times of the year for so many reasons, but as any parent knows, it does bring a little bit of added stress. It’s amazing that your kids get seemingly unlimited amounts of free time (more on that in a minute), but that doesn’t mean you suddenly do. You’ve got to figure out some solutions to ensure your kids are cared for, and day camp is absolutely the way to do that…Read More

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. What Age Do Kids Start Going To Preschool?

    As a parent we sometimes forget the critical components of our child’s education. Depending on what type of parent you are, you’re either all too concerned about what your child is exposed to, or you’re finding out along the way that we you are the one that is in charge of determining it. While these are entire opposite ends of the spectrum, and there are definitely parents in between, we’…Read More