Once the school doors close for the summer, a lot of what kids have spent their school year learning falls to the wayside, making the transition back to class much harder since many lessons must be re-learned. But with some insight from the tutors at Sylvan Learning Center, there are easy steps you can take the make sure that your children continue to use what they have learned and to make sure they are prepared for the fall.Read More
Still looking for a sweet and meaningful gift your children can give to their dad this Father’s Day? We’ve got you covered! Let your kids get creative with what they want to tell Dad and he’ll have a touching Father’s Day gift that will last longer than your child’s shoe size.
Who says crafts can’t be fun and educational?! Today, we’re combining a little math and play with a fun ladybug craft. Go through your house with your little artist to find circles to use for a body, head and spots. Ready? Now follow these easy steps and see how learning our shapes can also be cute and googly-eyed.Read More
Summer does not officially begin until June 21st. However, your kids are either out of school or your little one’s new summer schedule is beginning. Every family has these seasonal new schedules, and we thought we would share a few tips to survive the summer break!Read More
Whether the forecast in your home town calls for rain or shine, there are always plenty of activities to get you and your family outside and active. And using a little bit of creativity, your rainy Saturday afternoon can be turned into a memory that your children will always remember.Read More
With all of the rain and cold weather we’ve been getting, it’s hard to be able to enjoy spring. But with today’s craft, you can bring a hint of May inside to brighten up your Memorial Day weekend! And what says spring more than butterflies?Read More
After a long Midwest winter there is nothing more blissful than warm sunshine! So the Chicago weather has us in quite a good mood. We felt obligated to take advantage such a nice day and want you to as well. Get outside with your kids and find your bliss by trying today’s activity: Sidewalk chalk paint!Read More
Spring is here, flowers are blooming and bees are buzzing. What better way to learn about Spring than to talk to your child about one of the important little bugs of the season – bees! This fun craft will help reinforce all they are learning.Read More