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Educational Toys For Toddlers

Have you finished your Christmas shopping this year? Having children means spending some time finding gifts that are educational, but also fun and will keep your kids entertained. There’s nothing better than seeing your kid’s faces brighten when they tear open a gift that they can’t wait to play with. They may not realize that they will be learning when they play it, but who cares? At our daycare in San Antonio, we wish you and your family a happy holiday. To help you out if you haven’t finished shopping, here are our favorite educational toys. Teaching Cash Register Your [...]

Educational Toys For Toddlers2019-01-10T18:03:56+00:00

How to Encourage Learning

There are some children who are born with an active imagination and a strong eagerness to learn. They are constantly asking questions and exploring their world for new information that they can use. On the other hand, there are children who find it difficult to grasp ideas and have a hard time finding interest in various topics. So how can teachers and parents help to encourage a love of learning in every student that walks into our daycare? Read to Them Knowing how to read can open up vast new worlds of information. Even though your three- or four-year-old won’t [...]

How to Encourage Learning2019-01-10T18:06:02+00:00

Enjoy Healthy Habits Through the Holidays

In the last blog post, we discussed the importance of inviting your kids into the kitchen to learn about eating healthy and promoting a love for food. Loving food definitely has its benefits, especially for children who are prone to picky eating, but heading into the holiday season, loving food also has its drawbacks. With Halloween candy, big meals and desserts for Thanksgiving and Christmas, and holiday party snacks, our diets can take a beating. For kids, it’s even more important to be aware of what they are eating. At The Pillars Christian Learning Center and daycare, we are passionate [...]

Enjoy Healthy Habits Through the Holidays2019-01-10T16:49:04+00:00

Why Parents Should Invite Their Kids Into the Kitchen

Do you remember the first time you helped bake some cookies growing up? Or helped out preparing dinner? From dumping a cup of flour into a bowl to stirring a pot of soup, baking or cooking can be a huge benefit for children who help their parents in the kitchen. The Pillars Christian Learning Center is a daycare in San Antonio that wants your children to get a wide range of learning experiences that will help build a foundation for a successful future. And what better way to teach your kids about food, chemistry, and healthy living than by having [...]

Why Parents Should Invite Their Kids Into the Kitchen2019-01-10T16:04:06+00:00

Teaching Children How to Write

Even though we’re living in an age where computers and cell phones allow us to easily send and accept letters and messages, there are still times when it’s necessary to get out the old pen and paper. So it’s still necessary for our children to learn the important skill of using these tools to write. There are many struggles that come up when toddler and day care age kids begin learning to use pencils, crayons, and staying within the lines of the paper. There needs to be a lot of patience and practice when approaching this task; however, understanding kid’s [...]

Teaching Children How to Write2019-01-10T16:24:13+00:00

Is Your Child Ready For Preschool?

If you think your child is ready to make the transition from home life to preschool, read this previous blog for tips to make the transition as smooth as possible. If you aren’t sure if you should make the decision for them to start school, there are a few things to consider. After reading this post, if you decide to wait a year to start at a daycare, there’s no need to worry or fret that your child will have educational or social struggles later on in life. Some believe that it could actually be beneficial for young kids to [...]

Is Your Child Ready For Preschool?2019-01-10T17:34:31+00:00

Tips on Making a Smooth Transition

Retail stores and shopping centers are stocking up on school supplies and it’s the beginning of August, so you know what means — time to start preparing for the end of summer and the beginning of the school schedule. It can be hard for kids who have never been in a school environment before to make the transition, but with these tips and the nurturing teachers at our San Antonio daycare, you can make the switch from staying at home to spending time in a school easy and stress-free. We can’t wait to meet the young students we will be [...]

Tips on Making a Smooth Transition2019-01-10T17:34:35+00:00