1. Socialization Benefits For Your Children

    Social skills are not something we are inherently born with, rather something we need to practice, learn, and continue to develop as we age. When you give your children different opportunities to socialize, you can help them develop a variety of different social skills and allow them to grow. Socialization at a young age can be very beneficial for your children and will help them throughout their …Read More

  2. Spring Activities For Kids to Do At Home

    While it feels like this winter season has lasted longer than usual, spring is (hopefully) right around the corner! As the earth starts to thaw, the trees start to bloom, and the birds start to sing, there will be more time to spend outside. This is the perfect time to plan fun activities for your children. While we still may not be able to do some of the activities we usually enjoy in the spring …Read More

  3. Benefits of Baking For Kids

    There are many fun activities that you can do with your children that can also be beneficial to their learning and development. Baking is one of those activities. Whether you are baking bread or cookies, baking with your children is a fun activity that can teach them a lot more than you may think! At Growing Kids Learning Centers, we believe that everyday activities are a great way to help your ch…Read More

  4. 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

  5. Teaching Kids About Differences

    Kids are highly perceptive, and equally as vocal about what they see. They’ll be the first to tell you that you look tired or, God forbid, old. They’ll also be quick to mention whenever they see differences amongst other people. If the thought of your child pointing out a person who is different than them is simply mortifying, you’re not alone. It’s common for kids to want to understand th…Read More

  6. Milestones to Hit Before Kindergarten

    Parents everywhere are familiar with the term “milestone.” From social, cognitive, physical, and academic perspectives, milestones are used to mark a child’s progress, as well as compare it to where they should be at. Milestones are not set-in-stone indicators for success, because every child develops at their own pace. Your first child might have started talking before they were one but sta…Read More

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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