How to Help Teach Your Child Math

How to Help Teach Your Child Math

Math really is all around us. Just about anywhere we go, we are bound to run into something math-related. Because of this, it’s important that children dip their toes into the mathematical pool as soon as possible. Here are some math concepts your child...

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9 Qualities to Look for in a Preschool Teacher

9 Qualities to Look for in a Preschool Teacher

Preschool is such a fun time for students and teachers alike, but it takes a special kind of person to handle a classroom full of 3- to 4- year olds. Small children are little balls of energy, requiring an energetic and patient person to teach them. But t...

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9 Ways to Raise a Happy and Well-Behaved Toddler

9 Ways to Raise a Happy and Well-Behaved Toddler

The toddler years can be challenging. A hungry or sleepy toddler could easily evolve into a screaming toddler (and this inevitably happens in the middle of a restaurant or grocery store). In spite of this, there are ways to parent so that you raise a happ...

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Ways to Prevent Summer Learning Loss

Ways to Prevent Summer Learning Loss

When school is out for summer, it’s easy to fall into rest and relaxation mode and let education go by the wayside. Being out of school for several months can cause students to lose important skills acquired during the previous year’s work. Fortunatel...

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A Midsummer Reminder: Practice Backyard Pool Safety

A Midsummer Reminder: Practice Backyard Pool Safety

If you have a backyard pool, you know how much fun it can be to spend time with the kids, enjoy a nice dip and play some games in the water. But swimming in private pools requires extra vigilance and safety, as there’s no lifeguard in the event of an em...

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Start Preparing Your Kids Early for Back-To-School Week

Start Preparing Your Kids Early for Back-To-School Week

It seems like summer is over in the blink of an eye, especially to young children who had summers jam packed with fun like swimming, family beach vacations and tons of arts and crafts. Prepare your children early for going back to school, so it doesn’t ...

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STEAM Education: Encouraging Logical and Creative Thinking

STEAM Education: Encouraging Logical and Creative Thinking

Chances are you have heard of the growing movement to increase STEM—Science, Technology, Engineering, Math—education in our schools. Studies show that STEM-based curriculum give children the educational background they need to understand the world aro...

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White Oaks open house, Sept. 1

During the White Oaks Elementary School Open House, Sept. 1, from 3 to 4 p.m., Sparkles! is also welcoming families to learn about and register for our trusted before and after school program.  More than just a daycare center, Sparkles! White Oaks provid...

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Freeze Bullying: How to Help

Freeze Bullying: How to Help

Sparkles! is proud to be a sponsor of the Freeze Bullying Walk, Run, Roll on Oct. 29, 2016, which benefits Payton’s Project, a campaign to raise awareness about bullying and put a stop to it. We invite Sparkles! families to join us that day; it’s ...

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What to Do When Your Child has a Potty Mouth

Even if you are extremely careful not to use harsh language in your household, your child will eventually be exposed to it. Whether it’s from peers, in public places or on television, bad language exists and you can’t shield your child from it forever...

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