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by Administrator | May 29, 2015 | Holiday Activities | Ideas | Learning Activities

May 30 is “Water a Flower Day”! In honor of this special, springtime holiday, we’re created a bright infographic that shares fun facts about the beautiful sunflower. We also included instructions on how to plant one of your own! (Click the image to expand) Want to plant some yummy veggies to grow along with your [...]

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by Administrator | May 7, 2015 | Free Printables | Ideas

Say cheese! Preserve the memory of your child and his or her beloved teacher this Teacher Appreciation Week by taking an adorable picture of them! Here, we have some colorful signs that you can personalize to add some flair to the photo! Click the image below to open up and print the templates. Need another [...]

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by Administrator | May 6, 2015

Tutor Time is proud to honor Nicole Hatch from its East Greenbush, NY school location as the 2015 recipient of the company’s prestigious Teacher of the Year award.  Hatch has been selected in recognition for her passion for teaching and her unwavering dedication to her students.  She was chosen from among nearly 17,000 early education [...]

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by Dr. Susan Canizares | May 6, 2015 | Child Development | Early Education & Literacy | Learning Activities | Literacy

Movement is not only an essential tool for encouraging healthy habits in children, but it’s a really great way to build a child’s sense of self and to provide educational opportunities. We all know that the brain is the most important organ for cognition and learning. As parents and teachers, it’s our job to build, [...]

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by Administrator | May 6, 2015 | Holiday Activities

As the weather warms around the country and we all look forward to the start of summer, Memorial Day is a great opportunity for some quality family time, especially outdoors. It’s also a good opportunity for your family to learn about our country’s history together. Memorial Day is the time when we remember those special [...]

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by Administrator | May 4, 2015 | Ideas

It’s Teacher Appreciation Week! Our teachers work hard each and every day to instill a love of learning in our little ones, and this week is the perfect time to thank them for their dedication to early childhood education. For a sweet way to say “thank you,” have your child write a personalized note for [...]

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by Administrator | April 22, 2015 | Holiday Activities | Ideas | Learning Activities

By Alexa Bigwarfe My mom friends and I had one of the most fun playdates last Earth Day, packed with activities for kids and parents both. It was a fun opportunity to teach the kids about the earth, recycling, and even gardening. We made crafts and had a sensory experience through digging in dirt and [...]

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by Administrator | April 17, 2015 | Ideas | Nutrition | Work/Life Balance

By Maryann Jacobsen It’s officially spring – the time many people spring clean their houses to start over fresh. But there’s another type of spring cleaning that’s even more helpful: overhauling family meals. That’s right. Dissecting all that goes on at meals can help you get rid of what isn’t working and add more of [...]

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by Dr. Susan Canizares | April 10, 2015 | Child Development | Early Education & Literacy | Kindergarten Readiness

What is School Readiness? Stated in simple terms, school readiness means that a child possesses the skills, knowledge, and attitudes necessary for high achievement in school and later learning in life. It is a measure of how well prepared—cognitively, socially, emotionally—a child is to succeed in school. There is consensus, based upon a wealth of [...]

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by Administrator | April 10, 2015 | Ideas

Don’t let rainy days get you down. We have some great ideas for hours of entertainment to keep you and your kids busy when the weather keeps you inside the house. Have fun!   Indoor Scavenger Hunt: Use the whole house and spread creative clues around. Your kids will love the challenge of figuring out [...]

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