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10 Boredom Busters for Kids

10 Boredom Busters for Kids

It’s Sunday morning at 10:15 a.m. and a Mom’s favorite sentence comes out of your child’s mouth, “Mom, I’m bored. There’s nothing to do.” This is when you mentally calculate the number of hours left ...

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Children’s Playdates: Tips, Ideas and Activities

Children’s Playdates: Tips, Ideas and Activities

Our bloggers all agree that the science of a great playdate is not always easy to get just right. There’s often a balance between how structured vs. unstructured this play time should be – depending ...

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6 Indoor Activities to Encourage Creativity

6 Indoor Activities to Encourage Creativity

In need of some fun indoor activities to keep your little one entertained that don’t involve more TV or tablet time? Open-ended playtime is the perfect solution. What is Open-Ended Play? Open-ended play occurs when ...

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9 Holiday Gifts for Grandparents

9 Holiday Gifts for Grandparents

With a very active, excitable, and overall fun toddler in the house, I am definitely getting into the holiday spirit a bit more than I usually do. I’ve got lists for Kayla’s “big” gift options ...

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Tips for Managing Children’s Artwork: Organizing, Storing and Displaying

Tips for Managing Children’s Artwork: Organizing, Storing and Displaying

I keep EVERYTHING my child brings home from school – from scribbles on little scraps of paper, to assembled masterpieces. I can’t bear throwing anything away. The stuff isn’t organized, it’s in various places, drawers, ...

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At-Home Learning: Music Activities for Kids

At-Home Learning: Music Activities for Kids

Could there be a sweeter sight than little feet tapping to the beat? As we share in our e-family news article, music ignites all areas of child development. It helps kids learn how their bodies ...

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Food-Themed Learning Activities for Kids

Food-Themed Learning Activities for Kids

The students at Bright Horizons centers across the country have been learning a lot about teamwork, community & more through food-themed activities & projects: Kindergarten Prep – Exploring Family Traditions Through Food Bright Horizons at ...

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Bright Horizons Celebrates Week of the Young Child

Bright Horizons Celebrates Week of the Young Child

While we as parents and teachers celebrate our children year round, last week we recognized The National Association for the Education of Young Children’s Week of the Young Child (WOTYC)! This annual event celebrates early ...

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What I Learned from My Child’s STEM Fair Project

What I Learned from My Child’s STEM Fair Project

“Mom, I want to do a project for the STEM Fair at school!” My 9-year-old daughter’s face lit up as she excitedly talked about her first opportunity to participate in her school’s science fair. As ...

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DIY Valentines for Kids in Kindergarten Prep

DIY Valentines for Kids in Kindergarten Prep

Hi everyone! It’s been a long time since I blogged and quite a bit has happened in that time. This little cutie came into the world (she’s 6 months already!) and I completely ran out ...

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