1. DIY Valentines Every Kid Will Love

    February is the month of love! While your tiny tot may not be in love, a homemade Valentine’s card is the perfect gift to give to their little daycare friends. If you’re wanting to avoid going out to the store and buying your standard Valentine’s Day cards, you’re going to want to keep reading today’s blog. The team at Toddler Town Daycare in Chicago love making homemade Valentine’s Da…Read More

  2. Techniques to Help Your Preschooler Learn to Share

    Sharing is one of the most complicated things to teach a young child. Whether it’s with siblings or peers, the concept of sharing a favorite toy or item is such a challenge. Even though that may be the case, sharing is something that children absolutely need to learn, and the sooner they do, the better. In today’s blog post, the team at Toddler Town Daycare in Chicago will share a few techniqu…Read More

  3. Holiday Crafts to Do With Your Little One

    The holidays are quickly approaching, which means that it’s officially time to start scrambling around the house! Between cleaning for guests that will be in town and wrapping those last minute gifts, having something to keep your little one busy is a blessing! The team at Toddler Town Daycare in Chicago is always welcoming little ones to stop by and visit while you go out and finish up your err…Read More

  4. Socializing Your Child Outside of Daycare

    The ability to socialize is one of the many reasons that parents enroll their children in daycare. Aside from the newly found free time to run errands and catch up on life, daycare is a great way for kids to get familiar interacting with children their own age. After a while, they become familiar with the setting and their peers, making it so much easier during the drop-off process. If, however, y…Read More

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    What to Do When Your Child Doesn’t Want to Go to Daycare

    Kids have an innate love of learning. It’s partly from our ancestors (you had to learn skills in order to survive) and partly because the world is just so interesting. Everything taught in school is new and useful knowledge that your child can apply to their world situation, from how to bounce a ball off the wall to how to tie their shoes. However, there may come a day where your child suddenly …Read More

  6. The Benefits of Imaginative Play for Your Preschooler

    From the earliest ages, kids enjoy playing make believe games. They enjoy living in worlds of their own creation, as well as being someone they are not, such as a princess or a fireman. In the past, imaginative play was dismissed as just that — play. However, now we know that imaginative play has many benefits, from teaching kids to solve problems to teaching cooperation. Toddler Town Daycare in…Read More

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    The Benefits of Exercise for Your Preschooler

    Most of us lead incredibly busy lives. From the moment we wake up till the moment we lay our heads down to rest, our day is packed with work, getting the kids to school, after school activities, dinner, and bath time. In the hustle and bustle, it can be hard to squeeze in physical activities for your child. Luckily, at Toddler Town Daycare in Chicago, we build in plenty of time for physical moveme…Read More

  8. The Importance Of Reading To Children

    At our educational daycare and preschool centers in Chicago and Evanston, IL, one of our favorite parts of the day is storytime. During this time, a teacher or an aid reads a story out loud to the children, often pausing to let the children examine the pictures, using different voices for different characters, and utilizing other tools to help the children enjoy and understand the story.  It is l…Read More

  9. Is Your Child Ready For Preschool?

    There comes a time in a parents’ life when they have to decide if this is the year their toddler will start preschool. Many children will complete two or even three years of preschool, whereas others might just have one year of preschool before transitioning into kindergarten. Whether your child is two-years-old or five, one of the most important things to consider is whether they are physically…Read More

  10. What to Look for In a Day Care Center: Part 2

    Welcome back to the two-part series by Toddler Town Daycare where we are covering the various things that you should be looking for when searching for the right daycare facility. In our last blog post, we covered four of the factors that you should be looking into when narrowing down your options. While those four points are all extremely important, there was no way for us to cover all of the esse…Read More