The Importance of Strengthening Your Child’s Prewriting Skills

Families in Metro Vancouver have access to an abundance of arts, culture, and educational experiences that can enrich their children’s lives and broaden their horizons as they begin their educational journey. But what can we do at home to prepare our young children for the literacy skills they’ll need to participate in all the wonderful things the West Coast has to offer? Here are some things we recommend here at Childcare Surrey to cultivate and strengthen prewriting skills in your children before attending daycare in Surrey.

Tips on Keeping Your Kids Active and Healthy!

Children today are more connected to digital devices than ever before. A recent report by Common Sense Media showed that kids between 2 and 4 are consuming an average of 2.5 screen time hours per day watching things like YouTube, with that number jumping to 3 hours for kids between 5 and 8. Conversely, most experts recommend kids under 4 get at most 1 hour of screen time per day and children older than 5 less than 2 hours.

The Importance of Routines for Children

Effective routines are not only beneficial for adults; they are essential for children’s personal growth and development. As adults, when we stick to routines and form healthy habits, we become more productive and self-assured, the same applies to children. Children need routine and structure in their lives so they can understand and practice self-developmental skills such as time management and organization.

How to Ease Transition for You and Your Child

Being exposed to new daycare environments can be particularly daunting for young children, especially coming directly from spending their days at home with a parent or guardian. Transitioning into daycare is also an exciting time, allowing parents to head back to work or have more free time while their children create new experiences.

How to De-escalate a Toddler Tantrum

Is your child ready to start attending daycare in the Surrey area? Like any parent, you want your child to have fun and make friends. If you find yourself looking for daycare in South Surrey for your child but are concerned about those tricky toddler tantrums, read on for some helpful ways to calm a tantrumming toddler and prepare them to self-regulate and build friendships in a daycare setting.

Fun Rainy-Day Activities for your Kids

With the Fall season fast approaching, we usually find ourselves spending more time inside with our kids. Outdoors or indoors, though, kids like to keep busy. Finding a space for your child to play, learn, and grow while having lots of fun is so important. Thinking about what kind of activities would be available to them is a great way to begin researching Child Care in Surrey. Here are some simple and fun learning activities you might find often in a childcare setting.

How to Make the Transition into Child Care Easier for Everyone

For many children, their first experience being away from their parents will be at a childcare centre. Some children handle the transition well, while others take time to warm up to unfamiliar caregivers. Parents too often find the transition to childcare challenging.

Ways to Support a Strong Parent-Child Bond (For Kids Who Attend Day Care)

Sending a young child to daycare is rarely an easy choice for parents. First, there is the quest to find a suitable daycare in Surrey and then the transition into daycare. But after, there often comes the worry that the parent-child bond will somehow be affected by being cared for by someone other than their parents.

5 Ways to Nurture Your Child’s Creativity and Curiosity

When watching a child play, you might only see a game, but playtime is much more than that. Children learn through observation and exploration and one of the best ways to support this development is through play. The benefits of child-initiated and teacher-supported play-based learning have been well-documented. Let’s look at some ways parents can encourage children to explore their curiosity and creativity at home?

How To Choose A Day Care Centre For Your Child

As a parent, naturally, you want the best for your children. When it’s time to go back to work, leaving your child or children with a nanny or in a daycare centre can be stressful and unnerving. Even after all the vetting and all the preparation, there are few things as hard as that first day you leave them in someone else’s care.