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4 Summer Activities for Preschool Children and Parents in San Leandro

 

Summer is an exciting time of year in San Leandro.

With the sun shining and temperatures rising, August is an excellent month to spend time exploring with your preschooler.

We at Kids Konnect - one of the leading preschool providers in the Bay Area – are delighted to be opening our fourth preschool and infant center in San Leandro in September 2019.

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Our San Leandro site will offer children age 6 months to 5 years a stimulating environment to learn and develop through a play-based curriculum.

From equipping children with an essential foundation in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) subjects, to developing lifelong social skills, at a Kids Konnect preschool, your child gets the start in life they deserve.

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Finding activities to keep your whole family busy is not always easy, so to help you find something everyone can enjoy, we have compiled a list of 4 summer activities, perfect for preschoolers.

Why not see if you can give them all a go and let us know which ones your child liked best?

Preschool Parenting Tips: How to Stay Fit When You Have Young Children

 

 
For parents with young children, finding time to exercise isn’t always easy.

That being said, sometimes, just going about your daily business as a mom or dad to a preschooler can be a workout in itself.

At Kids Konnect, our point of difference is that we create a safe and caring environment for your child to develop and grow, giving you time to recharge.

Moreover, one of the key benefits of preschooling for parents is that you can still enjoy working or managing your family home.

Whether your child likes our STEAM focused lessons, where they learn essential science, technology, engineering, art, and math skills, or simply loves spending time playing with their peers, there’s always something new at Kids Konnect to catch your child’s attention.

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Ultimately, it’s no secret that keeping up with your preschooler’s bustling energy and curious nature requires a whole lot of energy.

For this reason it’s important that you find the time to keep fit.

So, if you’re a total gym bunny or perhaps in need of a little fitness overhaul, here are 3 fun ways for parents to stay fighting fit.

Sibling Rivalry Revealed: 5 Activities for Preschool Age Brothers and Sisters Who Aren’t Getting On

 

As anyone who is a parent of siblings will tell you, sometimes your children simply don’t get on.

Whereas most of the time children are grateful for the friendship an older or younger sibling provides, disagreements are inevitable.

Throughout our lives the relationships we forge with our family can affect our physical and mental well being.

Ultimately, from power struggles to differences in personality, there are lots of reasons why young brothers and sisters can fall out.

Hope is not lost however, there are indeed ways to find peace and build bridges through play.

At Kids Konnect our play-based curriculum draws on activities that – at an age appropriate level – teach children the importance of compassion and consideration for the feelings of others.

What is a Play-Based Curriculum?

In this blog, we’ll be discovering 5 mood-boosting activities that can help on the journey to healing even the most bitter of rifts between young siblings.

Play-Based Learning: 5 Fun Ways Preschool Children Learn STEM (STEAM) Concepts

 
Learning through play is one of the most exciting and enjoyable experiences for preschool children.

That’s why, at Kids Konnect we offer your child our play-based curriculum filled with STEM (STEAM) focused activities to encourage your little one to develop and grow in a friendly and interesting environment.

But why do we focus so much on play? And how do STEM activities in early childhood prepare children for further education and later life?

Let’s discover 5 ways preschoolers learn about STEM subjects through play based learning and how these activities get your child ready for the world of work.

Playing Outside: 4 Effective (and Fun) Ways to Get Your Child to Play Outdoors

Getting children to play outside for family activities can be a challenge.

Whether your little ones are too distracted by their technology or afraid of a little rain, tempting them to step into the great outdoors isn’t always easy.

The benefits of playing outdoors however are just too good to miss.

However, a 2015 study of outdoor play found that although 90 percent of day care centers tested reported scheduling two or more outdoor play sessions on a daily basis, in reality, only 40 percent of children enrolled took part in two or more of these sessions.

What is a Play-Based Curriculum?

Spending as little as an hour outside can be a great opportunity to bond with your child and is an important part of our play-based curriculum at Kids Konnect.

While taking in the fresh Bay Area air, your preschooler can play with freedom as well as learn and discover the world around them.

So, if you would like to spend more time with your child outside but don’t know where to begin, read on to discover our easy strategies for encouraging outdoor fun.