Fun, Family Activities For Fall

[fa icon="calendar'] 11/1/17 9:00 AM / by Child Care of Southwest Florida posted in Outdoor Activities, Play, Family, Seasons

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If your anything like me, you have been patiently waiting for the changing of the seasons. Well it seems as if it is finally beginning to feel like fall here in Southwest Florida. The snowbirds are arriving and the temperature is beginning to drop. As the summer heat begins to fade, it becomes time to take advantage of this fall weather with some exciting activities that the whole family can enjoy.

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Rain, Rain, Go Away!

[fa icon="calendar'] 4/19/17 5:09 PM / by Child Care of Southwest Florida posted in Outdoor Activities, Learning, Children, Play, Development, Seasons

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The old saying goes, “April showers bring May flowers.” However, we Floridians know that the real rain starts in May and can last through October! Southwest Florida may be going through a bit of a drought at the moment, but rainy season is almost upon us.

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6 Reasons Your Child Should Garden

[fa icon="calendar'] 6/21/16 12:00 AM / by Claudia Auger posted in Outdoor Activities, Learning, STREAM, Seasons

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With growing awareness of healthy eating and the value of fresh foods, more and more families and schools are choosing to grow their own gardens for extra food and extra beauty. But did you know that gardening can help early learners develop key skills and knowledge about nature and introduce them to the biological branches of the STEM field?

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5 Great Outdoor and Nature Activities for Kids this Summer in Southwest Florida

[fa icon="calendar'] 6/14/16 12:00 AM / by Claudia Auger posted in Outdoor Activities, Seasons

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Looking for some fun outdoor activities this summer? Check out these five kid-tested and approved activities below to give your summer a jumpstart in fun:

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Five Low-Maintenance Rainy Day Activities for Early Learners

[fa icon="calendar'] 1/28/16 12:00 AM / by Claudia Auger posted in Play, Development, Activities, Seasons

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Have you and your early learner been stuck inside lately due to rain or snow? I surveyed my friends and colleagues to find out their screen-free, fun, and easy rainy day secrets!

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