1. 5 Benefits of Imaginative and Creative Play at Your Child Care Center

    Creative and imaginative play is the way that children learn. It’s how they develop motor skills, hand-eye coordination, and learn how to communicate with others. It teaches them how to think critically and creatively depending upon what the situation requires. Creative and imaginative play helps children to understand the world around them and is the beginning of their development to adulthood.…Read More

  2. Children’s Summer Quarantine Activities

    We understand how difficult it has been these past few months for everyone, and now that summer is here, many of us have had to cancel plans and vacations due to COVID and the Illinois Shelter in Place Order. While we know it can be disappointing and disheartening, we also understand that this is how we all stay safe and safety has always been our number-one priority.  In this blog post, we are g…Read More

  3. Saint Paddy’s Day Activities to Do With Your Preschooler

    Saint Patrick’s Day can be a fun holiday to celebrate, whether you are Irish or not. Wearing green clothing and accessories, eating green foods, and engaging in activities inspired by Irish tradition are things that everyone can enjoy. Today, we are going to provide you with some St. Paddy’s Day-themed activities that are perfect to do with your preschool-aged child. These activities promote l…Read More

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  9. 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