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by Administrator | November 25, 2014 | Holiday Activities

We would like to wish all of our friends and families a very Happy Thanksgiving! To celebrate thankfulness, spend some time this morning making this simple Leaf Wreath with your kiddos. It can serve as a perfect last-minute decoration at home, or even as a gift if you’re going elsewhere for dinner! This activity will [...]

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by Administrator | November 25, 2014 | Child Development | Holiday Activities

By: Ashley Rives Stores and homes are getting dressed up with festive lights, hot cocoa is being sipped and your kids are thumbing through the holiday toy catalog.  It is that time of year again – the Holidays are coming!  While sharing this festive season with your family is sure to be memorable, this time [...]

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by Administrator | November 21, 2014 | Holiday Activities | Work/Life Balance

By Kerry Rivera   “It’s the most wonderful time of the year.” That is how the holiday song goes, yes?! “With the kids jingle-belling And everyone telling you Be of good cheer It’s the most wonderful time of the year.” For families, the holidays are certainly a special time, and children of all ages delight [...]

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by Administrator | November 20, 2014 | Holiday Activities

When indulging in the Thanksgiving feast, it’s easy to forget to pause and reflect on what we are thankful for. So how can you and your family take a moment to give thanks? Read from a Thankful Turkey Tissue Box! Make this box a memorable addition to your family’s Thanksgiving dinner! Little ones can create [...]

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by Administrator | November 18, 2014 | Child Development | Holiday Activities

By Alexa Bigwarfe Thanksgiving is a great time to teach your toddler about being thankful, and it’s especially fun to do it through crafts. You can do this without too much preparation and with basic supplies, which makes it an inexpensive activity as well. Go the extra mile and invite your friends over for a [...]

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by Administrator | November 14, 2014 | Holiday Activities

By Barbara Hiatt No matter how simple you plan on keeping your Thanksgiving décor, it’s the biggest meal of the year so the table has to look great!  The trick is making it look amazing, while putting forth minimal effort. These decorative Painted Acorns are the perfect way to add a little dazzle to your table in no [...]

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by Administrator | November 13, 2014 | Holiday Activities

“As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” – John F. Kennedy It’s important to teach kiddos to always say “thank you,” but it’s easy to forget to stress how actions can speak louder than words. Little ones can both [...]

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by Administrator | November 10, 2014 | Early Education & Literacy | Learning Activities

By Tésa Nicolanti As a tech blogger and a mom, I like to stay on top of the best tech gifts for kids. Over the years, we’ve reviewed a number of fantastic tech toys and with the holiday shopping season approaching, I’m excited to work with The Learning Care Group to share with you my [...]

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by Dr. Susan Canizares | November 5, 2014 | Early Education & Literacy | Learning Activities

“What did you learn at school today?” It’s a question you’ve likely asked many times, only to find the answer is far less detailed than you’d like. We have a solution and it’s right in front of you: The Family Board! Look for it inside or near your child’s classroom, with lesson plans and details [...]

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by Administrator | November 5, 2014 | Child Development | Holiday Activities

It’s important to be thankful all year long, but November is a perfect time to deeply reflect on the good things in life. Here are five simple ways you can teach your kiddos to be thankful for the wonderful things in their lives and help them extend that gratefulness to their families, friends and community: [...]

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