Thanksgiving is a holiday that focuses on family and giving thanks for the things we have in our lives. There are many different ways to celebrate and this holiday is filled with unique family traditions. With the strange and stressful year many parents have had, it is more important now than ever to give thanks for the things we do have, and we can teach our children to do that same. While our kiddos were hopefully
There are so many things that can help your child learn. From simply observing you to enjoying daily tasks, your child can learn new skills, develop skills they already have, and continue to grow. One activity that can help them learn and develop new skills is baking and cooking. While these are tasks you may often not let them help with (we know that sometimes you just want to make dinner quickly with no interruptions after
Positive is one of the most beautiful things a person can be. Positivity gives you a better outlook on life, allows you to see the light in dark times, and can be contagious. Teaching your child to have a positive mindset can help them become a more positive adult. This can help them in a variety of situations and allow them to feel happier overall in life. At Yellow Brick Road Early Childhood Development Center, we
Crafting is a fun and interactive activity for children of all ages. This is one activity that your kiddos can do to create just about anything. Whether they want to make craft instruments or use leftover egg cartons to create something unique, there is a never-ending variety of crafting options that all kids will love. At Yellow Brick Road Early Childhood Development Center, we love crafts. We have numerous blogs that give you step-by-step directions for
As a parent of toddlers, you know that it can be difficult to figure out how to manage their behavior sometimes, especially when your toddler is showing aggression. Toddler aggression is very common and can be displayed through hitting, biting, headbutting, pushing, and many other acts like this. At Yellow Brick Road Early Childhood Development Center, we know that toddler aggression can be hard to deal with and whether you are a new parent or have
While summer is a great time to have your children play outside for hours a day, there are some moments when you find them stuck inside with nothing to do. Whether the weather is forcing your children inside or they are tired after running around all morning, there are some great indoor activities that your children can enjoy! Crafts are one of them. Crafting is a great activity for you and your children to do together.
From your child’s first birthday to the time they turn four years old, there is a lot they will learn. They will be developing new skills, continue to improve upon the ones they already have, and taking in the world around them. Young children learn by observing the world around them and testing their skills. But parents can also help with their toddler’s development. At Yellow Brick Road Early Childhood Development Center, we work hard to
Social stories can be a helpful tool for parents to use to help their children understand different aspects of everyday life. These stories help children understand interpersonal communications and teach them how to interact in an appropriate manner. These books can talk about what is happening in your child’s daily lives and what they are going through. It can help them understand and navigate different situations. At Yellow Brick Road Early Childhood Development Center, we believe
One issue that many parents face with their kiddos is how to get them to eat and create healthy eating habits. Kids are picky and they don’t always eat what you serve them. Or they are not hungry when it is dinner time and so they simply won’t eat. At Yellow Brick Road Early Childhood Development Center, we understand that these simple daily tasks can be difficult to tackle with children. We wanted to give you
During the first year of a child’s life, they will learn a lot. This is an important time in their life when they will be taking in a ton of information. When your baby is born, their brain contains 100 billion neurons and during the first years of your baby’s life, they will develop trillions of brain-cell connections. This is a pivotal time in your child’s life and there are many things that you can do
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