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At Home Practices for Behavioral Improvement

As a parent, we can often be overwhelmed with busy schedules and tasks. Because of the stresses that come with everyday life, we can sometimes be sort in areas in which we should be understanding and patient. The early childhood years are some of the most important when it concerns growth and behavioral patterns. This […]

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Tips to Help Prepare Your Child for Kindergarten

It’s the time of year that many children are getting ready to go off to kindergarten.  As exciting as this may be for them, it can also be very overwhelming. Here at Wollaston Child Care Center, we’ve created this helpful list of ways to help ease any of the anxieties your little one (or you) […]

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The Ages and Stages Questionnaire for Early Childhood Development

Here at Wollaston Childcare, your children are like our own.  That is why we’re offering the ASQ (Ages and Stages Questionnaire) developmental screening to our families.  This is an opportunity to share and learn about your child’s early childhood development, celebrate their growth, and address any questions or concerns.  We understand that there may be […]

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National Smile Power Day

There are many universal elements throughout the world.  For instance, smiling is known worldwide.  Regardless of race, religion, or culture when a person smiles at another person, the corresponding emotion is known.  On June 15th, the world will once again observe National Smile Power Day.  This is a day for everyone to share the power […]

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Sun Safety: Tips for Kids

With summer around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about protecting your skin from the sun’s harmful UV rays.  On May 24th, National Don’t Fry Day will occur in childcare centers across the United States.  Thus, now is the perfect opportunity to teach and promote sun protection to your little ones.  At Wollaston Childcare, […]

Why Should You Read to Your Child

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss! Celebrating Dr. Seuss is an excellent time to promote reading with your little one.  Having written 45 books, Dr. Seuss is known for his brightly colored silly characters, fun rhymes, and wacky stories.  Engaging individuals of all ages, Dr. Seuss’ name alone promotes reading.  The professionals at Wollaston Child Care Center […]

Preschool Winter Projects at Home

Here at Wollaston Childcare, we encourage our preschool students to explore the world around them while honing important skills. Of course, this is all incorporated into fun games and activities. Winters in Massachusetts are often bitterly cold and snowy, so there are lots of opportunities to discover the weather – and science behind it – […]

Thanksgiving for Little Helpers

Preschoolers and young children always want to help. As a parent, you know how important it is to involve them in every part of your daily routine. Even though they’re small and can’t do things like empty the dishwasher or do a load of laundry on their own, they can still assist in other ways. […]

What Should You Look For In A Quincy, MA Preschool?

When it comes time for you to return to work, it can be hard to entrust another person with the care of your child. Especially if it’s your first, it’s difficult to choose from a variety of services. You could look for an in-home nanny, or a facility, or a center that’s in someone else’s […]

How Important is Early Education?

Children’s brains grow and develop incredibly fast in their first few years. In fact, baby brains grow over 1,000 trillion nerve endings and will triple in weight by the time they are three. In addition to learning things like eating, walking, and talking, they are gaining a sense of the world around them and learning […]