Category Archives: Education

Open Enrollment Spot

One of our original sidekicks will be leaving us mid-March. Though we will miss him and are very sad to see him go, we are very excited to invite a new friend to play with us! Since all of the … Continue reading

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Learning About Family

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, the sidekicks are learning about family this week. We created interactive family trees using paper towel rolls, yogurt containers, and popsicle sticks that allow the kids to use their small motor skills to move … Continue reading

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What We Learn Before We Are Born

Though this Ted Talk is a few years old (2011), Annie Murphy Paul makes some interesting points about what we learn before we are born.

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5 Easter Inspired Activities to Try this Week

Get your child excited for Easter with the following activities: 1. Create an adorable bunny tail like this one from The Pintrested Parent.   2. Either dye hard boiled Easter eggs, or dye blown Easter eggs (either blow out the contents … Continue reading

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Saint Patrick’s Day Activities

Are you looking for some Saint Patrick’s Day activities to do with your little one this week? Look no further! Art Activities Draw shamrocks using stencils Make a rainbow with fingerpaints Use cookie cutters and paint to create shamrock stamps … Continue reading

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How Often Should You Read Aloud to Your Child?

How often do you read to your child? The American Academy of Pediatrics encourages parents and caregivers to read to children from infancy on every day; however this recommendation is only followed for fewer than half of children under five. Scholastic‘s research … Continue reading

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How Little We Know

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