Three Ways to Countdown to Christmas

The holiday season seems to start earlier and earlier. Kids get excited for this time of year, oh, say, around February. As December gets closer and stores start to display their holiday best, the excitement builds. It’s easy to get so caught up in wrapping gifts,...

Boredom Busters

The holidays mean kiddos out of school, great for connecting to the family and challenging, too. Parents often have work commitments and with littles on the loose it can get chaotic and frustrating for all. Here are some ideas to keep them engaged over the holiday...

Dropping-off or Dropping-in

Dropping off children at summer camp or any other childcare out of the routine can be difficult. At Dino Drop-In Childcare we get children new to daycare, every day. Here are some techniques we use to make the transition easier. 1. Enthusiasm: When trying a new...

Play It, Baby!

Play in early childhood helps children explore the limits of the world in a safe, healthy way. Even the youngest children learn critical life skills from play – and repetition. Let’s take the physical world – for instance, gravity. It may just look like flinging hot...