14 Dec · Bibi · No Comments

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 …


5 Dec · isabella · One Comment

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 …


1 Dec · Fatima Waheed · No Comments

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 …


23 Nov · Bibi · No Comments

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 …


17 Nov · chris@bostonstringquartet.com · No Comments

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.


1 Nov · Fatima Waheed · No Comments

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 …


27 Sep · Fatima Waheed · No Comments

Starting anew

As we rock and roll our way into the new academic year, teachers and children spend the first month really getting to know each other to make transitions easier for everyone. But we quickly dove into our everyday activities! For the next two months we will be studying the country Turkey. Children have been learning …


14 Sep · chris@bostonstringquartet.com · No Comments

Turkish Heritage Songbook

Enjoy the Turkish Heritage Collection. If you have trouble downloading links below, please click here.


27 Aug · Fatima Waheed · No Comments

A trip to Gambia

During this busy month at RRDC children learned about dinosaurs, the solar systems in some classrooms, many things from The Gambia and had an Art exhibition too! Lets start with the infants… Some of the infant children explored dinosaurs and enjoyed music class outdoors. Our toddler 1 classroom had fun learning about Gambian houses and …


20 Jul · Fatima Waheed · No Comments

Enter Gambia, with a Rawr!

This month at Rock and Roll Daycare, we wrapped up our USA cultural unit and began studying Gambia. Families attended international nights and children began engineering in many different ways across the board! Infants The babies enjoyed themselves the most throughout with paintings, handprint fireworks, shaving cream and water play. Infants need a sensorial outlet, …