Category Archives: Early Childhood Education

What is the Difference Between Daycare and a Learning Center?

What is the Difference Between Daycare and a Learning Center?

Research shows that the first five years of your child’s life are critical in their development. These years set the stage for future success! The foundations of sensory-motor, physical, social, emotional and cognitive development are formed during these years. More than one million new neural connections are formed every second in the first few years of life. Your child’s

How to Encourage Creative Thinking in Preschoolers

How to Encourage Creative Thinking in Preschoolers

  “Our task, regarding creativity, is to help children climb their own mountains, as high as possible. No one can do more.” -Loris Malaguzzi While standardized tests are increasingly focused on the mechanics of reading, writing, and numeracy, parents and teachers everywhere also recognize the critical capacity of creativity. Far from being limited to the

Indiana Preschools & Daycares: How to Choose PART II

Indiana Preschools & Daycares: How to Choose PART II

When it comes to childcare in Indiana, you’ve got options! And while some parents are fortunate enough to have family members and friends available to help care for their children, others parents choose to send their children to a home daycare, use a private childcare center or enroll them in a part-time public preschool. All

Indiana Childcare Options: What Exactly Are You Looking For?

Indiana Childcare Options: What Exactly Are You Looking For?

  With an ever-increasing number of families dependent on both parents to bring in income, the need for quality childcare continues to be in high demand. With so many options and providers to sift through, how can you know if you’re making the right decision for your family? Let this short list of options help