Tag: Childhood development

How Kids Can Continue Learning During Summer

Kids Learning in Summer

Summer is a time to relax and enjoy plenty of fun in the sun, but it’s also an important opportunity for kids to continue learning so they’ll be ready for school in the fall. Did you know that teachers spend about four to eight weeks each fall reviewing and reteaching material that kids forgot over… Read more »

Benefits of Pretend Play

Benefits of Pretend Play

Children love to play make-believe. Whether they’re pretending to be astronauts, kings and queens, sports stars or just plain grownups, children’s imaginations fire up when they pretend to be someone else. Pretend play isn’t just fun – it’s also a critical component of children’s development. Read on to learn more about the benefits of pretend… Read more »

Enjoy the Thanksgiving Season with Your Children

As the weather cools down here in Pasadena, Texas, there are so many enjoyable fall activities and crafts you can do with your children. Decorate your home for Thanksgiving together or head to a nearby orchard to pick some apples. Teach your children about the changing seasons and learn more about holiday traditions together for… Read more »

Instilling Confidence in your Children

Confidence is a component that should be addressed early on in a child’s life. Building this confidence up can be the key to your child’s lifetime of future happiness and metal health as well. All too often, we overlook the object of our kid’s self-esteem, thinking that maybe it’s just a phase and that they’ll… Read more »

Planning an Educational Vacation

There are few things more fun than going on a summer vacation with your family, and even though were a couple of months away it’s never too early to start planning. While the main goal of any vacation is to have fun and relax, that doesn’t mean your kids can learn something during the trip…. Read more »

Explore Spring: Activities For Children

The warm weather and blooming flowers of spring provide the perfect atmosphere for exploration. For young children, this is an opportunity to spend time outdoors learning and appreciating what nature has to offer. A great activity for children in the spring is a scavenger hunt. With a list of items to find and a marker… Read more »

Better Communicate with your Child to Encourage Success

Communication skills are fundamental to success in the real world. Encouraging these skills in your child allows them throughout their life to interact with and listen to other people in school, their profession and in social settings.     To perpetuate your child’s communication and listening skills, make an effort each day to engage in… Read more »

Physical Activity Paramount to Youth Development

In an age of video games and the internet, children are much less inclined to play outside and participate in sports. Lately this is due in great part to fear of getting hurt, particularly over the latest controversy concerning concussions in football. But football of today is nowhere near your father’s or your grandfather’s sport…. Read more »

The Importance of Infant Learning

The first three years of life are crucial to a baby’s brain development. Each day newborns progress physically, mentally and socially making infant learning an important aspect of childhood education. Positive experiences that challenge and captivate infants are the keys to learning. Seeing, touching, tasting, smelling and hearing all help with cognitive reasoning, motor skills… Read more »