Have a Ball With Your Children This Fall

With fall right around the corner, officially beginning September 22, we thought we would give you some fun family activities to try out! Go for a nature stroll After school, find a local trail or park and go on a nature walk with the children. Stepout Buffalo lists the best hiking trails in Western New […]

Benefits of Pretend Play

Your child has probably played “pretend house” or “pretend school” every now and then and research suggests encouraging it since it’s an important part of childhood development. So the next time you hear your child talking to him or herself in a make believe scenario they have created, let them continue and try not to […]

How to Prepare Your Child for Daycare

Have you decided to enroll your child in daycare? The transition will take some time for you and your child to get used to, but the benefits your little one will receive from daycare are endless, so rest assured. Here are some suggestions to help both of you adjust to this new milestone: Familiarize your […]

Learning a Foreign Language From a Young Age

Did you know that children who grow up learning a foreign language from a young age benefit tremendously? Children’s brains are able to retain a foreign language at an impressive rate. Are you wondering whether or not your child will benefit from learning a new language at a young age? Let us help convince you: […]

Benefits of Arts & Crafts for Children

If your children go to daycare during the weekdays, you may be struggling to entertain them when the weekend rolls around. Instead of letting them sit in front of the TV all weekend, why not plan some fun arts and crafts activities? Having your children to dig into arts and crafts allows them to learn […]

Technology Can Help Child Development

It’s common to see children playing with their parent’s smartphone or tablet while waiting for food at a restaurant or passing the time at a doctor’s appointment. These devices are simply easy and always on hand and may not harm the child if given to them once in a while. When used appropriately, technology can […]

The Importance of Children Playing Outdoors

Talk to older people about children these days and they’ll almost all lament that they wish children weren’t so into their screens. Indeed, young children today are more likely to look at a screen than to play outdoors. It’s “just the way it is,” but it doesn’t have to be that way. Children should definitely […]

Tips for Selecting a Summer Camp for Your child

Summer camp is something most children love to attend. Indeed, many adults look back on their lives fondly remembering all the cool things they saw, did, and learned at summer camp when they were younger. If you have a child who falls between the ages of 5 and 12, this is primetime for them to […]

Why Working at a Daycare Center Is a Wonderful Experience

Working with children is very rewarding to adults. Not only can adults be a positive influence on children, but they also get to watch them grow and flourish in life. For many adults, working with children takes them back to their own youthful days, when playing games like hide-and-seek made life so much fun. Indeed, […]

What We Are Doing in Anticipation of Christmas

Watch Me Grow Daycare Center certainly loves celebrating the holiday season. Christmastime is a festive time of year for both the adults and the kids at Watch Me Grow. Right after Thanksgiving, the kids got their start “decking the halls.” Well, not only the halls, but the classrooms, too. Besides making hand-made artistic Christmas decorations […]