Disconnecting Children from Technology

Advice from Amazing Explorers With the summer months around the corner, parents start thinking about activities for their children. Summer is an exciting time to celebrate milestones and pursue other interests. Nevertheless, during the summer months, some children become more dependent on TV, game consoles, or other electronic devices for entertainment. With growing evidence of the negative effects of exposure to devices and recent research on how the brain is wired differently when exposed to technology in early ages, parents are becoming increasingly aware of the importance of helping their children disconnect from technology. Educators and psychologists recommend that instead

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child making St. Patrick's Day crafts

The STEAM Benefits of St. Patrick’s Day Arts & Crafts

There’s More to Arts & Crafts Than Meets the Eye! The “A” in STEAM stands for “Art,” and every St. Patrick’s Day is a great opportunity for some fun arts and crafts to share with your preschoolers. Your kitchen can quickly turn into an art studio with the right supplies and a young mind full of imagination and creativity. Did you know though that these arts and crafts have a purpose beyond being fun? Here are several real and fantastic benefits your early learner can get from creating collages, cards and more this St. Patrick’s Day.   Fine Motor Skill

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Kindergarten Readiness

Your Kindergarten Readiness Checklist

A Quick Peek at What Your Little Learner Needs to Know Your child is ready to be a kindergartener soon! But amidst all the excitement, as a parent, you’re probably wondering: What should your child know by kindergarten? What skills will he or she be expected to have? These questions can be stressful, but the good news is that attending VPK programs like Amazing Explorers Academy can help make that transition a whole lot smoother for you and your child. To get an idea of what to expect in kindergarten, here’s a short kindergarten readiness checklist you can review before

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Valentine's Day Arts & Crafts

Fun Valentine’s Day Crafts for Preschoolers

3 Arts and Crafts Your Early Learner Will Love! The “A” in STEAM stands for “Art,” and every Valentine’s Day is a great opportunity for some fun arts and crafts to share with your preschoolers. Your kitchen can quickly turn into an art studio with the right supplies and a young mind full of imagination and creativity. Looking for a way to engage your early learner with exciting arts and crafts this holiday? We have a few they’ll really “love” listed below! Valentine’s Day Art Collages Have you ever tried making process art collages? What we love about this technique

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Why Early Education Is Important For Kids

The Importance of Early Learning in Pre-Kindergarten Care Have you ever wondered why early education is important for kids? While most kids only start to get a formal education in kindergarten, studies now show that all children start to learn from the moment they’re born. In other words, if you wait until ages 5-6 to start engaging with your kid’s about learning, you’re missing out on some pretty formative years. So, what exactly is the value in getting your early learner started in education as soon as possible? Amazing Explorers explains a few key benefits of early childhood education below.

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3 Fun Science Experiments For Preschoolers

How to Help Your Preschooler Learn to Love STEM Early Kids grow up as natural scientists, curious and eager to learn everything about the world about them. So why do so many children grow up learning to hate the sciences? One reason is because we forget to show kids all the ways that science is part of their daily life—and also really fun! At Amazing Explorers, we put together 3 fun science experiments you can do with your preschooler to help them learn to love STEM early and get ready for the 21st century. Just remember that even the smartest

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Now Open: Amazing Explorers in Winter Springs

Best Day Care In Winter Springs Announcing the opening of the best day care in Winter Springs, Florida. The Amazing Explorers Academy has expanded by opening our 3rd location in Winter Springs, Florida. Parents will have the opportunity to enroll their child in one of the best STEAM educational programs in the area. Our curriculum is administered in a non-traditional hands-on learning environment. Winter Springs, Florida is one of the best communities to live, work and raise kids in. So it’s no surprise that the team at Amazing Explorers selected Winter Springs, Florida for its newest facility. Now Winter Springs,

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Tomorrow’s Great Minds Are Today’s Pre-Schoolers

Every century has its innovative thinkers who change their world. During the Renaissance, it was Leonardo da Vinci. In the 19th Century, it was Thomas Edison and Alexander Graham Bell. In the 20th Century, Henry Ford changed the way business was done in America and throughout the world. And Steve Jobs set the stage for today’s technological advancements. But who will be the great leaders and innovative thinkers in the 21st Century? Oviedo Daycares — Children Are Our Future We may not know who will lead our world into the 21st Century but it’s a good bet that some of

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The ‘A’ in STEAM Stands for ‘Art’ and ‘Absolutely Important’!

A traditional STEM-based education program focuses on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. It’s the kind of early childhood education program that can inspire a lifelong love of learning that can propel the child to success throughout their educational and professional careers. But when you add the “A” — which stands for the Arts — to create a STEAM-based program, it can give your child the tools he or she needs to express themselves more effectively in multiple media. Oviedo Day Cares — Design Benefits Adding art to a technology-focused curriculum can give even the youngest children a passion for the

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Achieving Ambitious Goal Requires Early Planning

All parents want the best for their children. When children are still very young, their moms and dads already are thinking about their lives, including where they should go to school, what they should study, and even what types of careers to prepare for. There are many infant children whose parents are already thinking about prestigious medical schools or the best laws schools for them to attend. Those types of high-profile, ambitious careers usually don’t happen by accident. Preparing your child for their best possible future requires a lot of planning. And it all begins before they ever are dropped

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