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Out with the old, in with the new

The New Year is here, filled with new hope and resolutions for many. As parents, you probably have some things you’d like to accomplish; one of them may be to get more organized. When you have kids that task can seem impossible. It’s amazing how much stuff someone so little can accumulate. It’s even more ...

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Chinese Heritage Songbook

Enjoy the Chinese Heritage Collection. For a full PDF of the Chinese Heritage Songbook, please click on the book cover image. If you have trouble downloading links below, please click here.

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Why Your Kids Should be Learning a Second Language

For a long time experts believed that bilingualism was a detrimental practice. Now, however, there is more evidence suggesting just the opposite. Here are four of the most important reasons why you should consider having your child learn a second language.   Retrieved from: https://www.greatschools.org/gk/articles/your-preschooler-and-social-studies/   Communication and Relationships Children who grow up with the ability ...

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How iPads are improving daycare and making your life easier

Technology plays a major part in our daily lives, from our phones to our tablets; the way we do things is greatly shaped by our devices. Even childcare is influenced by technological tools through several apps that are now offered. These apps are actually improving the way daycares operate and are making parents’ lives easier ...

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5 Ways to Keep Your Kids Entertained and Their Skills Sharp During Winter Break

Who says winter break has to disrupt your kids’ learning skills? Here is a list of 5 ways you, as a parent, can help your kids maintain their learning habits and keep them engaged and curious through vacations.   Visit Local Museums Whether it’s natural history, science, art, or even wax, every museum holds valuable ...

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Kalinka, the fruit of my heart.

Children started learning about Russia across Rock and Roll daycare, and haven’t been able to stop singing all the new songs they learned during music class! Everyone is busy practicing their Russian songs and rehearsing for the annual Winter Holiday Concert with our music director, Phil. Children also heard Russian music and learned how to ...

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Teaching Children Gratitude Year Round

Thanksgiving time is here and everyone gets into being grateful and saying thanks…for one day. What about the other 364 days? Are we not thankful or do we forget that it’s still important to show it?     Being grateful ourselves and teaching children gratitude all year round is something that is priceless. It only ...

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Russian Heritage Songbook

Enjoy the Russian Heritage Collection. For a full PDF of the Russian Heritage Songbook, please click on the book cover image. If you have trouble downloading links below, please click here.

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5 Ways to Transform Your Home into a Positive Learning Environment for Your Kids

Photo from: https://twolittlehomeschoolers.com/how-to-raise-book-lovers/   A positive learning environment at home is crucial for your children’s success. Here are a few things you, as a parent, can do to ensure your child experiences a nurturing and educational environment in the comfort of your home.   1. Join Them in Their Learning Process. Being with your children while ...

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Benefits of Music in Child Development

Did you ever notice when a song you love comes on the radio it immediately improves your mood? It’s just one of the many benefits music has on our lives.   When it comes to kids and music, the benefits are actually mind-blowing. Research has shown that when kids learn to play music, their brains ...

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Fall festivities

We had a busy month at Rock and Roll daycare learning all about Fall and exploring Turkey as part of the cultural studies program. We ended the month with our Turkish international night where children performed songs in Turkish and held our annual Halloween parade too! Lets take a look at what the Montessori inspired ...

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3 Ways to Help Your Child Outgrow their Pacifier

  The heartfelt sobbing and desperate pointing can only mean one thing: your little one wants their pacifier! Most children learn to find comfort in pacifiers and breaking that habit is difficult.     Good communication, trying new things and consistency will help your child mature and let go of their pacifier.        ...

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Let’s talk about Good touch & Bad touch

  Well, IT’S TIME! If you think it’s too early to talk to your child about it, pause and think again! While you raise your little prince/princess with the utmost love, care & affection, you cannot be everywhere at any given point in time. As your child starts growing up and learns to become independent, they ...

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3 Easy DIY Kid Instruments

When it comes to musical instruments for kids, you don’t have to go out and spend a fortune. There are plenty of inexpensive DIY ideas out there that will be music to your ears and your wallet. Here are a couple to get you started: Popsicle Stick Harmonica This one requires a limited amount of ...

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The Importance of Traveling with Your Children

Yes, we’ve all been there. Crammed in the middle seat of a much too crowded airplane internally cursing at the weeping toddlers in the seat behind us, thinking that babies shouldn’t even be allowed on board. What good can traveling be for them if they won’t remember any of it anyway, right? Well psychological studies ...

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