18 Oct · Fatima Waheed · No Comments

The Impressionists

In September RRDC held its annual carneque event; graduating preschoolers got their certificates and sang a goodbye song, along with songs from South Africa.     Friends and family enjoyed music, dancing, magic and many activities!   In Toddler classes children worked on their Practical life skills to gain some independence. They practiced spreading and …


25 Sep · isabella · No Comments

How to Overcome Bedtime Battles

Sticking to a consistent and early bedtime can be a continuous struggle. With pleads such as “10 more minutes” or “one last episode,” or with work schedules getting in the way, bedtimes are often hard to keep. However, early and stable bedtimes are the key to a good night’s sleep, which plays a huge role in …


18 Sep · Bibi · No Comments

5 Ways to Handle a Picky Eater

No matter what food you put in front of your child, it ends up untouched, or better yet on the floor. Why? Because he either: a.) didn’t want to eat b.) said he wasn’t hungry c.) didn’t like what was in front of him   If this happens once in a while you can probably …


21 Aug · isabella · No Comments

Technology Is Making Early Childhood Education Better and Safer

Handing children over to strangers and trusting them to educate and take care of them every weekday is not an easy thing to ask of parents. However, thankfully the rise of technology is rapidly and efficiently making this task easier on parents. Technology is not only helping improve education in early childhood centers, but their safety …


15 Aug · Bibi · No Comments

What’s the right age to get your kids involved in activities?

These days it seems as though kids have so many activities that they’re involved in…sports, dance, music, karate…etc. Parents are running all around trying to get their kids from activity A to activity B on time while trying not to over-schedule in the process.     When should all of this begin? When is the …


8 Aug · Fatima Waheed · No Comments

Shekere all day

Rock and Roll Daycare younglings have been busy beating the heat over the summer, with plenty of water play, indoor activities, field-trips  and cooling snacks and drinks. The infants and toddlers at one location have been exploring their new indoor play structure and gross motor space, especially on very hot/rainy days. Older children also use …


18 Jul · isabella · No Comments

How Teachers Can Rock this Summer

Retrieved from: https://theblissprojectblog.wordpress.com/2012/06/20/top-10-reasons-teachers-need-summers-off/   Be a student. With summer finally coming around, this is the best time for you to turn into a student yourself. Whether it’s taking online courses, pursuing a Master’s, or learning a new language, the sudden availability of free time that comes when school is finally over is the perfect opportunity to …


11 Jul · Bibi · No Comments

How to Control Your Child’s Screen time

Whether you want to admit it or not, screen time is a “thing” for kids of pretty much all ages. Statistics show that many parents start exposing their children to screen time as young as three years old. Whether you subscribe to that idea or not, one thing that cannot be denied is that kids …


7 Jul · Fatima Waheed · No Comments

Circle of Color

This month at Rock and Roll Daycare we celebrated the Indian International night and were lucky enough to watch Indian dancers perform for children. Many classrooms also made use of the summer time and adventured out to field trips. The infants took a boat ride by the Charles river and learned about sounds from various …


17 Jun · Bibi · No Comments

Summer Camp Survival Guide

As school winds down, summer camp season is revving up. Whether your child is going to a day camp or a sleepaway camp, there are certain “must-haves” to make the experience an enjoyable one. Check out our summer camp survival guide before your child leaves the house.           Bathing Suit & …