Keep Learning Fun!

Isn’t playtime the best? Your child definitely thinks so. For young children, playing is the absolute best way to keep learning fun! New studies are showing more and more that play isn’t just a fun activity for kid; it’s actually a very important and necessary learning experience. So important in fact, that the United Nations High […]

Explore Storytelling

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What do Charlotte’s Web, Beauty and the Best, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, and Mr. Popper’s Penguins have in common? They are all incredible stories we read when we were children! Even more, they are stories that we still remember, in vivid detail, to this day. Their stories and messages have stood against the test […]

Road Trip Activities

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Road trips are just about the most bittersweet activity a family can go on. On one hand, you are getting to spend quality time with the family, and the promise of a fun destination resides at the end of your map. On the other hand…that’s a long time to spend in the car. We can’t […]

Sand and Water Fun

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The first day of summer is just a few days away, and that means it’s probably about time to plan that trip to the beach. Or the pool. Or maybe just a short trip to the sprinkler and sandbox in the backyard. Regardless of where you choose to enjoy the warm weather, rest assured that […]

Backyard Fun with the Family

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We wait all year for this. The snow is melted, the clouds are dissipating, and the stores are starting to restock their sunscreen. That’s right…summer is upon us! Just in time for the beginning of summer, Father’s Day is just around the corner. Sure, dad loves to sit on the couch with the A/C on […]

Why Sensory Time Is Important

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Sensory play is such an important asset to a young child’s education. Through sensory play, children learn so much about themselves and the world around them. Children take in the world using touch, smell, taste, sight and hearing. Through all these avenues, they are able to learn the complexities of the world. Because there are five different senses […]