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Essential Tips for Travelling With Preschool Children

 
Travelling by car, bus or plane is an exciting prospect for a preschool child.

Whether you are visiting family and friends or embarking on a fun vacation, travelling is an excellent way for children to learn about the world and improve their social skills.

However, not every parent knows the best ways to prepare their child for a trip out of their comfort zone.

Public tears and tantrums can be embarrassing at the best of times, but things do not have to be this way and there are ways to prevent upsets

At our Kids Konnect preschools in Pacifica, San Mateo, Oakland and San Leandro, we are committed to helping children expand their social skills and learn lessons that will see them through into kindergarten.

So, what can parents do to make travelling with preschool children a little easier?

Let’s discover our pick of essential preschooler travelling tips.

Co-Parenting Tips: How to Parent a Preschool Child as a Team

 

Life as a parent of a preschooler can be one of the most rewarding but challenging stages in an adult’s life.

For the most part, it’s highly likely that you and your co-parent will have similar ideas about how best to bring up your child - but what about the times when you disagree?

Additionally, how should you go about approaching sensitive topics such as your child’s bedtime, maintaining a healthy family diet, or even debating which preschool your child should attend?

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Kids Konnect recognizes that every family situation is unique and, as a result, we tailor our curriculum to help your child understand the world around them on their own terms.

Clear communication, a whole lot of patience, and complete consistency need to be top of your agenda, especially if you want your child to grow and develop in a well-rounded and happy family.

In order to help you both establish a middle ground, let’s discover 3 tips to help you both co-parent your preschool child as a team.

Keeping Fit for Parents: 2 Quick Ways to Motivate Yourself to Work Out

At Kids Konnect, we’re proud to provide an active and engaging environment for your child.

For healthy growth and development, it is essential that your preschool child is physically active every day.

Children learn basic motor skills through exercise such as walking, jumping and running and we try to incorporate these activities into your preschooler’s daily schedule.

Last month, we revealed 3 easy exercises for busy parents to help you find the time to keep fit.

Making time for working out is incredibly important for parents with young children.

It not only allows you to keep up with your preschooler, but the health boosting benefits of getting your pulse raising are undeniable

However, it’s no secret that even the most fervent fitness fanatic can sometimes lack the motivation to get moving.

So, to help you on your fitness journey, here are 2 quick ways to motivate yourself to work out.

How To Use Less Plastic: 3 Easy Tips for Parents

 

 
It’s no secret that single use plastics like bottles, food packaging and straws are all contributing in a huge way to environmental pollution.

While you might use one of these items for just a few minutes, these items do not disappear once we throw them into the garbage.

National Geographic estimates that each year about 8.8 million tons of plastic trash ends up in the ocean.

The consequences of this waste are grave – not only do these plastics pollute the water and endanger wildlife, they also put human health and ultimately lives at risk.

In our Kids Konnect preschools, we always try to teach children to be mindful of the environment in order to ensure future generations can enjoy the same world and wildlife that we do.

But what can parents do to cut down on their family’s plastic footprint?

Let’s discover 3 easy ways to reduce your plastic use.

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.